Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 14 Dec 2017
Total posts 5
It appears Qantas is operating the 787 between BNE/MEL on select routes from the 17th of July.
Member since 10 Jun 2015
Total posts 72
They have one plane delivered from the 8th of july or so and they are using it twice daily on the MEL-BNE route and then twice daily back on the BNE-MEL. they are doing this until they get another aircraft which will then start BNE-LAX-JFK so yes you will have it unless something major happens
British Airways - Executive Club
Member since 23 May 2016
Total posts 2
I'm flying on the new 787 from MEL-BNE on Sat 7th July. Can't wait! :-)
Member since 31 Jan 2018
Total posts 15
Flying on the 787 from BNE to MEL on the 8th. Gold FF + can select premium economy seats via the Qantas website when booked in economy (well at least I was able to).
Thanks for the information :)
Member since 03 Nov 2014
Total posts 130
I thought I saw a 787 flying in Brisbane the past weekend - would've been mid/late morning...not sure if they were flying to somewhere else or if my plane spotting abilities need more work...
Member since 27 Aug 2014
Total posts 6
Did you mean a Qantas 787? Could be another airline, but it looks like all 4 QF 787s were busy between MEL-LHR-MEL and MEL-LAX-MEL over the weekend. http://theqantassource.com/qijettracker.html
Member since 10 Aug 2015
Total posts 156
Probably Air Canada 787
Was definitely a qantas plane - had Qantas written on the belly
Member since 19 Jun 2017
Total posts 62
VH-ZNE is coming, hence why they are doing those domestic legs prior BNE-LAX in Sept
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
Does anyone know if they are going to interchange ZNA to ZND with ZNE, so they can all operate the route?
Member since 27 Nov 2017
Total posts 31
ZNC was “on the ground” for 43hrs to Saturday afternoon before commencing MEL-PER-LHR so may well have been up to BNE and was on its way back to MEL Saturday morning (although that doesn’t show up anywhere).
Depends on the real purpose if it’s solely crew training on the new equipment then it will be rotated with the others which is probably why it’s on the Melbourne flights so it can be used for LHR and LAX.
Member since 12 Dec 2012
Total posts 290
ZNE arrives in a few weeks. ZNF arrives in Aug. G and H arrive in Nov.They are likely to rotate through BNE and MEL bases via LAX
ZNE arrived yesterday currently sitting at MEL
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