• RIP superjumbo: Airbus axes the A380

    Feb 14, 2019, 06:40 PM

    It is such a shame to see A380s phasing out from the sky over the next decade or so. No difference to the Concord. One of the biggest achievements in aviation history that has to come to rest due to poor return of beans. No more A380, no more 747 - looks like all of us will need to embrace ourse...

  • Definitely good competition for Garuda which is currently operating A330 on this route.

  • I seriously wonder how Emirates is going to reduce flights to 3x daily from 4 without altering the timing. Currently, the flight DXB-BKK-SYD (which to be cut for good) becomes SYD-DXB (departs SYD 1600); and the DXB-SYD(departs DXB 2130) becomes SYD-BKK-DXB. Unless Emirates is also thinking of c...

  • This is not the first time QF has done this. I think 3 years ago, QF had both red eye for MEL - HKG return and BNE - HKG return - poor utilisation of aircrafts (instead of 1 aircraft to do MEL-HKG return route they would need 2). HKG - SYD on a day flight restricts the number of connecting passe...

  • Emirates shuffles Australian flights

    Sep 30, 2018, 04:48 PM

    EK418 DXB BKK SYD becomes EK417 SYD DXB on A380. EK416 DXB SYD becomes EK419 SYD BKK DXB on A380. Unless Emirates is also reducing EK416 and 417 to 777-300ER or removing SYD-CHC-SYD altogether, there is no way it could reduce the sector with the BKK stopover to a 777-300ER. It is sad to see th...

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