Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 22 Dec 2015
Total posts 8
I will be flying from SYD to HNL in early April on an A332 and i've been looking at the aircraft being operated on this route (VH-EBG and VH-EBL) and they have not been refurbished yet (according to the qantas source) so does anyone know when it will be???
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
At the moment QF has refurbed 7/10 330-300s and 9/18 330-200s, with probably a couple more of each finished by April.
As they have the next best J product, suspect EBG/EBL might be last to be refurbed (purely a guess), however in the meantime QF might begin rotating other 330-200s onto the route.
They will all be complete in the latter part of the year (likely around August by my reckoning)
Member since 31 Jan 2014
Total posts 7
Whoops my previous comment is blank... fail.
As an educated guess, SYD-HNL will probably be the last flight to be upgraded to refurbished A330's. This was the last international leg to be served by a Qantas B767. It also probably isn't regarded as strategically important as other A330 legs. It is primarily a leisure flight compared to the Asian A330 legs which are capable of attracting more corporate accounts.
Enjoy your trip regardless!
Member since 28 Mar 2015
Total posts 10
Out of curiousity, how does one get the aircraft registrations for their potential routes like Ant8 has? :)
Member since 01 Aug 2013
Total posts 24
www.theqantascource.com.au will give you the aircraft details.
I got them from FlightRadar24. :)
Member since 26 May 2014
Total posts 306
TheQantasSource has a tracker that shows aircraft allocation by route and flight number.
Member since 04 Mar 2014
Total posts 96
Not worth paying for the old business class , I made the mistake on the AKL-PER route and was very average - the worst catering I've ever had flying business
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I will be flying from SYD to HNL in early April on an A332 and i've been looking at the aircraft being operated on this route (VH-EBG and VH-EBL) and they have not been refurbished
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