Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 15 Aug 2012
Total posts 67
Just noticed today's QF95 Dreamliner flight Mel-Lax has been canceled. Anyone got inside word why?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 27 Feb 2015
Total posts 27
looks like inbound is still stuck in LA. more than likely technical issue
Member since 16 Jun 2011
Total posts 229
As I understand it, there was an issue with the aircraft, then the crew went out of hours.
Member since 21 Jan 2018
Total posts 1
This was a massive shame, we were booked on this today, myself, wife and 2 daughters and we were really looking forward to flying the Dreamliner. We have been rebooked tomorrow but on the A380 :(
Sorry to hear that. I'm booked on this flight tomorrow, look like both Dreamliner she are now en route back from Lax. Safe travels
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 245
There was a problem with a toilet onboard. By the time it was fixed, the crew had run out of hours.
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 347
Just checking, do airlines provide an option to the passengers to decide if they would be happy to fly with one toilet out of action (if that was the case and hypothetically) rather than the airline deciding to cancel the service. Has this worked before?
Member since 28 Aug 2015
Total posts 6
Worth checking on this article - QF's 787-9 conf is a little lite on toilets anyway, one out of action is a problem
Member since 19 Jan 2018
Total posts 64
It is amazing that in this day and age with all of the sophisticated technology onboard a modern aircraft, not least the Dreamliner, can be taken out of action due to a toilet malfunction. It is a bit hard to accept that one toilet should take a whole plane out of action.
Member since 06 Oct 2017
Total posts 39
I guess having the problem rectified before departure makes sense... no one would want the “you know what” hitting the fan!
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
A toilet going U/S before takeoff is a bad thing, and because you always have to plan for one to still fail after you go, the airline would have considered the impact of being two down.
Member since 21 May 2014
Total posts 174
Considering the health implications here, surely it is best fixed on the ground instead of a bandaid solution.
Member since 16 Jan 2013
Total posts 20
I would have thought they could reduce the number of passengers on the flight by re-booking a portion onto other services, rather than cancel the whole flight. That would preserve the toilets to passengers ratio. Would think that the cost and inconvenience of doing that would be less than cancelling the flight?
Member since 15 Sep 2012
Total posts 91
When i worked for ATC remember a Melbourne- Denpassar Qantas 767 turning around near Mildura due toilet u/s. Pilot said "On this flight that's essential equipment!"
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 767
We are making assumptions that it was one toilet. The QF source has said "Defective toilets"
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