• ANA has already allocated 2 aircraft for doing two red eye flights originally, i.e. HND-SYD and SYD-HND. This means the aircraft arrives SYD in the morning and waits till night to depart back to Japan. By adding another daily flight, is just better utilisation of the 2 aircraft than just sitting ...

  • Not even sure whether it will be A380 for SYD-SIN-LHR. There will be over capacity. Likely downgrade from A380 to 787 and deploy the A380 to do the other daily run of SYD-SIN. As it is now with only A380 for SYD-SIN-LHR and 787 for MEL-PER-LHR, it is just about the right capacity allowing QF to...

  • 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...

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