• Yep you'll probably see QF re-route those A380's onto MEL/SYD-HKG services. The MEL P/C lounge is a big and important investment and not one that QF is looking to close!  

  • Qantas to keep Dubai hub

    Jun 10, 2017, 02:50 PM

    chap6595 I agree and believe that as the QF B789 fleet grows, we will see a return to Dubai from MEL with possibly the addition of PER & BNE to DXB. I'm hopeful that QF will also add additional trans pac services to DFW from MEL & possibly BNE as well as expanded services to SFO. The B787...

  • JAL to fly Melbourne-Tokyo

    May 26, 2017, 08:13 PM

    Yes this is excellent news and I understand 4 x per week service?

  • Virgin will pull one A330 for HKG

    Mar 28, 2017, 08:34 PM

    QF will only add capacity to China if it can make money, there is a huge amount of capacity between China and Australia and so it maybe best for QF to allow current capacity in the short term to be grown into and allow things to settle for a while?

  • Qantas to retire oldest Boeing 747s

    Mar 28, 2017, 08:27 PM

    Truly an amazing aircraft is the B747. Shortest sectors i've flown in a B747 were between MEL-ADL & Seattle to Portland on a Northwest Orient B747-200 many years ago to crossing the Pacific to/from Australia. She'll always hold a special place in my heart, just really sad I missed flying on t...

  • Virgin swung to a net loss of $21.5 million in the December half, including the impact of restructuring costs, compared with a net profit of $62.5 million a year earlier.Underlying profit before tax was $42.3 million, down $39.2 million. Virgin earlier this month posted a 37 per cent fall in seco...