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Hi Steve: Qantas hasn't yet revealed any schedule for the refurbished A380s, nor even a seatmap – but as soon as we have something official on this, we'll share it :)
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If it is anything like the J upgrade for the QF A330s, then don't hold your breath.
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They put the refurb program back a couple of months to start in July as I recall, so I suspect it will only be one or at best two planes done come October. Sydney London may get first dibs, and then Sydney LA.
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The planes tend to get rotated between multiple routes to avoid leaving them on the ground too long so I expect the first refurbished plane would be used on multiple routes. QF needs 3x A380 to run SYD-LHR flights so even if it was used exclusively on that route there would only be a 1 in 3 chance of getting a refurbished plane at first on the SYD-LHR route.
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