Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 10 Jul 2013
Total posts 69
They used to, but haven’t for a long, long time. We picked up an Emirates flight when the codeshare started, but now QF is using SIN as a hub, surely we could get an A330 everyday? There’s plenty of people who’d love not to have to make the trek east (or west) and an extra stop....
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
I have to agree with you Simon. An A330 or 737 from Adelaide to Singapore would be good. I think it is criminal that there are a number of Emirates planes from ADL to DXB daily, yet Qantas can’t even manage one.
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
What route would you like them to pull the 330 off?
I'm sure it's something they're constantly reviewing, but also to consider is available slots at SIN, if they can't get any more, they need to can one route so they can drop the new one in there..
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,114
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Member since 14 Dec 2016
Total posts 57
At least you can get to London now with only one stop with Qantas, with hopefully further routes opening up.
Member since 04 Nov 2017
If there's a 737 and/or A321neoLR that can do ADL-SIN at a full payload, I'm sure QF would've put a plane on the route. Otherwise, the A330s are best put on routes that have higher demand and/or premium business demand/high yields (e.g East Coast/Perth to Singapore/Asia). Which is only one of the reasons why there's no QF Int'l service ex-ADL.
Member since 26 May 2014
Total posts 304
ADL-SIN is around the claimed range of a 737-800, which probably means it is not quite in range when requirements for alternate airports are considered. When QF or JQ have something with more range than their current single aisle aircraft, but not as large as an A330, they may add ADL-SIN to the network.
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 16 Oct 2017
Total posts 144
Is there really enough demand for both QF and SQ to operate this route profitably?
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 353
Adelaide is probably not a big enough market for them to justify a a330 to an international trek to SIN. And QF is techniqually operating international flights from adelaide with Jetstar. They seem to offload lower demand routes to jetstar's a320s.
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 14 Jun 2017
Total posts 50
You only have to look to Canada, and wonder why there are no international flights from Edmonton, Winnipeg or Quebec City - all cities of roughly the same size.
Malaysia Airlines - Enrich
Member since 29 Jun 2017
Total posts 1
There is one daily flight from ADL to DXB.
Member since 23 Feb 2015
Total posts 259
They aren’t losing business ... they are accepting of the opportunity cost of deploying fleet to higher margin routes and leaving ADL to others.
Member since 15 Aug 2017
Total posts 37
Adelaide pax have a good option to get a morning flight to Perth and hop on the the daily QF71 PER-SIN A330 saves some time going the wrong way East first. Same with the daily QF9 PER-LHR.
Member since 15 Oct 2018
I would personally love the Adl - Bkk returned..
Maybe when QF have more 787’s they may look at ADL to SIN.
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