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Routes Online have published information suggested QF have filed domestic services for the 787 in Nov/Dec:
Melbourne – PerthMEL departure: QF775 Day x67, QF769 Day 7PER departure: QF772 Day x67, QF776 Day 7Melbourne – SydneyMEL departure: QF442 Day 6, QF460 Day x67SYD departure: QF439 Day 6, QF497 Day x67
Apparently still showing as an A330 but configuration is the 787.
Member since 17 Nov 2016
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The Saturday departure from MEL is QF422 at 1000. QF442 is a 737
Member since 10 Aug 2015
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You would have thought BNE would get a domestic one considering 4 787s are being based there from mid 2018. Maybe the will change the domestic schedule to reflect this change.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
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We've spoken with Qantas about this earlier today - these are only 'preliminary filings' which aren't set in stone, and may change based on the airline's aircraft delivery dates with Boeing and a range of other factors.In short, they've suggested that people who book these particular flights may end up being disappointed by the aircraft type, so if anybody is specifically seeking a Qantas Boeing 787 flight, wait until the actual aircraft type shows as the 787: not just the seatmap. :)
Oh and Chris, are you going to run an article about BNE 787's?
Nope, because there's no 'news' here for us. Once Qantas announces actual routes and dates for Boeing 787 flights from Brisbane, then it's something we'd cover. Until then, 'Queensland jobs' and 'Qantas will park planes in Brisbane' ain't an AusBT story. ;)
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Member since 05 May 2016
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After BNE maybe SYD will be next to get 787 routes if QF orders additional 787 aircraft. Presumably eventually SYD to SFO will become a daily 787 service.
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Dates may be pushed back if they don't fix the issue with the PE seats.
Member since 12 Dec 2012
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Rumour is that the new PE seats failed one of their certification tests.
Member since 04 Apr 2014
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Why such the mad excitement over these aircraft? They're hardly new models and if you want to fly one now out of Australia you can. I'd still rather fly a 380 given the choice.
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