• For whatever reason, only one A380 is allowed on the ground at a time at Haneda. The current Qantas Sydney flights have the 747 on the ground all day so they an offer night flights in both directions. If they used an A380 they'd block anyone else from using an a380 there during those times (alth...

  • I assume they are still trying to negotiate the A380 being on the ground all day so they can keep SYD-HND as night flights in both direction and then that gives them the freedom to switch Melbourne to HND (my preferred option). I assume that rotating A380s MEL-HND-SYD-HND-MEL-HND-SYD with Melbou...

  • I'm not sure why you would say that. There's only 30cm difference between the internal width of an a350 and a 777x and both well over 5.5m across. More than enough room for 2 2m beds perpendicular to the direction of travel or 3 or 4 beds parallel. I'd still place my bet on the aircraft that is a...

  • MEL-HND on NH with no equivalent one world flight would make me seriously reconsider my qantas loyalty.

  • I'll be disappointed if we don't get a MEL-HND flight out of this. NRT is fine for trips to Tokyo but for connections elsewhere in Japan it is terrible.

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