Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 19 Dec 2013
Total posts 5
My Air China flight from Beijing to Brisbane in January was cancelled over weekend....anyone know whether this route has been cancelled by Air China as some forums suggest that this service is no longer happening from September?
Member since 10 Aug 2015
Total posts 156
I believe it is cancelled from 23 AUG 18 - 2 JAN 19 according to Airline route. This is backed by flights not being available during this period but available afterwards.
Cathay Pacific - The Marco Polo Club
Member since 11 Jun 2018
Total posts 59
It was due to to the trash 787 engine.
Member since 28 Jul 2016
Total posts 68
Isn’t the route operated by Air China’s A330s? Were they redeployed onto stronger demand routes that are served by 787s with engine troubles?
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 10 Jan 2012
Total posts 104
They fly the A330-200 to BNE, the only 787's they have are the 787-9, if they're swapping 787's for A330's that's a large capacity decrease.
They don't really have much of choice in less they lease aircraft but what i have heard is the A332 is being freed due to 789 problems.
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