• I was thinking of their newer passenger 737s to NZ with freight. They could also do lobster Perth to Singapore.

  • Vannnn I thing we are looking at different websites  according to the website I checked  Qantas wet leases two Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F and as I said they use the A333s regionally in Asia: Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. (which is where the action is), but without passengers, which as yo...

  • That depends on if there are backloads of non Aussies and freight. A one off flight or one a week even may not be as economic as a daily 737. Returning people may prefer more frequent options.

  • Regular that means around 80 per day or a silk air 737 every other day. It could work as long as there was a return load unless they load it with seafood.

  • The website ‘The Qantas Source’ has the cargo schedules for the A333s.

  • Airline profitability

    Aug 21, 2020, 08:48 AM

    X Qantas are using many of the A330s for freight at the moment. See http://theqantassource.com/ for their movements.

  • I suspect it will be between 1-3 months but agree very unethical as it has been announced they won’t fly to mid year. It is all about cash flow i.e limiting outgoings when no cash coming in.

  • Nyjoe a good point on freedom to leave as long as they are happy with the 50 seats per flight (i.e business class fare) and hotel quarantine coming back, which works if everybody follows the rules (yes I am looking at you Victoria). Also I could nit pick and say Malaysia is a democracy that requi...

  • Sydunipete that would work but the percentage of hotel quarantine testing positive is still quite high so your idea does put a bit more pressure on the monitoring system, which is being overwhelmed at the moment by local transmission tracking. A tracking bracelet may work but will people wear it...

  • Pete the issue is that blood tests for antibodies don't pick up infectious people before antibodies appear. Then less importantly after infection has passed the antibodies are still there. So a positive antibody may not tell us much about whether people are infectious even though they are useful ...