Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 24 Apr 2014
Total posts 13
I've been looking on flight on flying Qatar Airways around October departing Perth and have noticed that it lists a 777-300ER as equipment. Is the A380 seasonal or do we have another repeat of the Qatar 787 ex Perth and Qatar A350 ex Perth and never actually see the Qatar A380?
Member since 10 May 2014
Total posts 83
The QR A380 doesn’t fly into Perth.
Member since 07 Jan 2016
Total posts 43
At this stage the QR a380 is only operating the Perth run over the 6 month period from May 1 to October 27. After that - the service is downsized to a 777. Whether it comes back in May 2019 is yet to be seen.
Member since 14 Dec 2016
Total posts 57
This hardly makes sense due to the period from May 1 - Oct 27 is the quietest period for traveling to perth
Member since 11 Oct 2014
Total posts 334
Conversely, it is high season to Europe from Australia .. which probably accounts for QR's move.
Hmm that makes sense, weird that the initial announcements didn't mention seasonal on AusBT or other places.
Member since 10 Aug 2015
Total posts 158
It is year-round it is just NW18/19 season bookings are not yet available.
Member since 29 Apr 2013
Total posts 18
I just booked departing Perth in late December and was definitely A380. Chose my economy seats with the family on Upper Deck. Have to slum it with the family in economy, but at least they get to go upstairs!
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