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QANTAS Announce Debut Dreamliner Services for Melbourne – Los Angeles.

December 13, 2016

QANTAS today announced that the first regular International service to be operated by the Boeing 787-9 will be Melbourne – Los Angeles. Commencing on 15th December 2017 the aircraft will begin a 6 x weekly operation on the QF95/QF96 rotation running alongside the daily A380 operated QF93/QF94.

QANTAS Indicate Perth – London Heathrow Service.

December 11, 2016

QANTAS today officially announced that it will launch a non stop Perth – London Heathrow Boeing 787-9 service from March 2018. Schedules have not yet been announced.

QANTAS Announce Fluid QF95/QF96 Melbourne – Los Angeles Frequencies.

October 19, 2016

QANTAS today announced that it will temporarily withdraw the QF95/QF96 Melbourne – Los Angeles service from 30th January 2017 to allow daily Boeing 747-400 service on the Melbourne – Hong Kong route. However QF95/QF96 will return as a 3 x weekly service in March-April and June-July 2017.

QANTAS Announce Peak Season A330-200 Perth – Singapore Return.

October 19, 2016

QANTAS today announced that the QF71/QF72 Perth – Singapore rotation will switch from Boeing 737-800 to A330-200 operation from 15th December 2016 – 22nd January 2017.

QANTAS Announce Return to Sydney – Beijing Route.

October 13, 2016

QANTAS today announced that it will return to the Sydney – Beijing route for the first time since 2009 with a daily A330-200 service to commence on 17th January 2017. Schedules are as follows:

QF107 Sydney 1350 – Beijing 2220
*QF108 Beijing 0015 – Sydney 1455

*QF108 Departs 5 minutes later Thurdays and Sundays.

QANTAS Announce Melbourne – Tokyo Narita Service.

September 16, 2016

QANTAS today announced a return to the Melbourne – Tokyo Narita route with daily A330-300 services commencing on 16th December 2016. Schedules are as follows:

QF79 Melbourne 0915 – Tokyo Narita 1730
QF80 Tokyo Narita 1900 – Melbourne 0730+1.

QANTAS Confirm Daily Dallas-Fort Worth Service.

November 20, 2015

QANTAS today loaded an additional Tuesday A380 QF7/QF8 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth rotation into GDS systems from April 26th 2016 meaning the route will operate daily.

QANTAS Confirm Sydney – Los Angeles Service Reduction.

November 18, 2015

QANTAS today amended its Sydney – Los Angeles schedules after 25th April 2016 with the complete removal of the QF17/QF18 rotation. This had been scheduled to reduce to 3 x weekly at this time, but will now be removed from the schedule altogether. In a further change the QF11/QF12 rotation will switch from A380 to Boeing 747-400/400ER operation on Tuesdays.

QANTAS Announce Limited Sydney – Denpasar Series.

September 17, 2015

QANTAS today announced a 4 x weekly Sydney – Denpasar Boeing 737-800 service to operate from 4th December 2015 to 29th January 2016. Schedules are as follows:

QF43 Sydney 1710 – Denpasar 2050 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
QF44 Denpasar 2240 – Sydney 0740+1 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

The airline is specifically advertising IFE fitted aircraft for this service.

QANTAS Announce Extra Sydney – Hong Kong Rotations.

September 8, 2015

QANTAS today announced an additional 4 x weekly Sydney – Hong Kong A330 services to commence on 26th October 2015. Schedules are as follows:

QF117 Sydney 1315 – Hong Kong 1920 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays.
QF118 Hong Kong 2135 – Sydney 1000+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays.

QF117 Sydney 1340 – Hong Kong 2005 2 Tuesdays
QF118 Hong Kong 2135 – Sydney 1000+1 Tuesdays.

QANTAS Cut Back on Australia Trans-Cons

July 30, 2015

In changes to the QANTAS schedules for the Summer 2015/16 season there are service reductions on the Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane – Perth routes with one daily Melbourne – Perth rotation being cut and some services on the Sydney/Brisbane – Perth routes being downgauged from A330-200 to Boeing 737-800 service. This will lead to more A330-200 flying on the Sydney – Brisbane and Sydney – Melbourne routes.

QANTAS Announce Melbourne – Coolangatta Service.

July 22, 2015

QANTAS today announced a Melbourne – Coolangatta Boeing 737-800 service to commence on 25th October 2015. Schedules are as follows:

QF880 Melbourne 0900 – Coolangatta 1005 Sundays
QF881 Coolangatta 1055 – Melbourne 1410 Sundays

QF880 Melbourne 0925 – Coolangatta 1030 Fridays, Saturdays
QF881 Coolangatta 1110 – Melbourne 1425 Fridays, Saturdays

QF800 Melbourne 1035 – Coolangatta 1140 Thursdays
QF881 Coolangatta 1220 – Melbourne 1535 Thursdays

QF880 Melbourne 1055 – Coolangatta 1200 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays
QF881 Coolangatta 1240 – Melbourne 1555 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays.

QANTAS Drop Some Sydney – Los Angeles Services, Return to San Francisco.

June 9, 2015

QANTAS and American Airlines today announced that American Airlines will commence a Los Angeles – Sydney Three Class Boeing 777-300ER service from December 17th 2015. QANTAS will drop its Boeing 747-400/400ER Sydney – Los Angeles rotation from daily to 3 x weekly. The QANTAS Boeing 747-400/400ER freed by this will be used to re-start QANTAS service on the Sydney – San Francisco route from December 20th 2015. This will operate up to 6 x weekly.

QANTAS Confirm Return to Perth – Singapore Route.

April 17, 2015

QANTAS today confirmed that it will recommence service on the Perth – Singapore route from 26th June with a 5 x weekly Boeing 737-800 service operating to the following schedule:

QF71 Perth 1200 – Singapore 1720 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
QF72 Singapore 1825 – Perth 2340 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays

QF71 Perth 1130 – Singapore 1650 Saturdays
QF72 Singapore 1750 – Perth 2305 Saturdays.

QANTAS Confirm Daily Brisbane – Tokyo Narita Service.

February 11, 2015

QANTAS today confirmed that its previously announced 4 x weekly Brisbane – Tokyo Narita service, scheduled to commence on 1st August 2015 will now operate as a daily service. Schedules are as follows:

QF61 Brisbane 1115 – Tokyo Narita 1925
QF62 Tokyo Nartia 2055 – Brisbane 0715+1.

QANTAS Announce Melbourne – Hamilton Island Service.

February 11, 2015

QANTAS today announced a twice weekly Melbourne – Hamilton Island Boeing 737-800 service to commence on 27th June, replacing Jetstar on the route. Schedules are as follows:

QF870 Melbourne 0900 – Hamilton Island 1210 Saturdays, Sundays
QF871 Hamilton Island 1250 – Melbourne 1550 Saturdays, Sundays.

QANTAS Confirm Further Vancouver Series.

February 4, 2015

QANTAS today confirmed that it will operate on the Sydney – Vancouver route during both the Northern and Southern summer peak periods this year with 13 returnBoeing 747-400/400ER flights operating from 20th June – 18th July 2015 and a further 20 return services operating between 12th December 2015 – 25th January 2016.

Sydney – Los Angeles – New York JFK Flight Number Changes.

February 1, 2015

Operations on QANTAS services from Sydney – Los Angeles – New York JFK changed today. The QF107/QF108 Sydney – Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation has been withdrawn. QF11 now shows as a Sydney – Los Angeles – New York JFK service, however this will be A380 operated from Sydney – Los Angeles and Boeing 747-400/400ER operated between Los Angeles and New York JFK. The B747-400/400ER at New York JFK then returns as QF18 New York JFK – Los Angeles – Sydney. A new QF17 Boeing 747-400/400ER Sydney – Los Angeles service commenced today.

QANTAS Confirm Tokyo Haneda Switch and New Tokyo Narita Services.

December 9, 2014

QANTAS today confirmed that its Sydney – Tokyo Narita service will switch to Tokyo Haneda from 1st August 2015. The service will remain daily and will operate with Boeing 747-400s to the following schedule:

QF25 Sydney 2040 – Tokyo Haneda 0530+1
QF26 Tokyo Haneda 2200 – Sydney 0830+1.

From the same date a new 4 x weekly Brisbane – Tokyo Narita A330-300 service will commence operating to the following schedule:

QF61 Brisbane 1115 – Tokyo Narita 1920
QF62 2055 Tokyo Narita – Brisbane 0655+1.

A 3 x weekly service from another Australian port to Tokyo Narita will be confirmed soon.

 

QANTAS Secures Tokyo Haneda Slots.

November 27, 2014

Reports today state that QANTAS has secured a slot pair at Tokyo Haneda airport. A new service announcement is expected shortly.

QANTASLink Operations Changes.

November 25, 2014

QANTAS today announced changes to QANTASLink operations from the start of the Winter 2015 timetable in March.

The two Dash 8-Q400s based at Perth will switch to the East Coast and their Western Australia flying will be taken over by Network Aviation Fokker 100s.

Adelaide will become a Dash 8-300 base with no Dash 8-Q400 flying.

QANTAS Announce Sydney – Vancouver Ski Series.

September 16, 2014

QANTAS today announced a limited Sydney – Vancouver Boeing 747-400 service to operate from 3rd – 22nd January 2015. Schedules are as follows:

QF75 Sydney 1450 – Vancouver 0945 Wednesdays, Saturdays
QF76 Vancouver 2345 – Sydney 1000+2 Thursdays, Sundays.

The long layover in Vancouver is in order to allow one crew to operate each roundtrip.

QANTAS Amends Americas Schedules.

August 22, 2014

QANTAS today announced an amended timetable to North and South America with the following changes:

The QF107/QF108 Sydney – Los Angeles – New York JFK service will be discontinued from 31st January 2015.

From 1st February 2015 the Boeing 747-400/400ER operated QF15/QF16 Brisbane – Los Angeles service will continue to New York JFK with the following timings:

QF15 Brisbane 1045 – 0640 Los Angeles 0855 – New York JFK 1715
QF16 New York JFK 1845 – 2140 Los Angeles 2355 – Brisbane 0655+2.

A new daily Boeing 747-400/400ER operated Sydney – Los Angeles service will commence on 1st February 2015 operating to the following schedule:

QF17 Sydney 1730 – Los Angeles 1410
QF18 Los Angeles 2350 – Sydney 0735+1.

This appears to be timed so that the aircraft can scheduled in conjunction with the QF63/QF64 Sydney – Johannesburg rotation.

The A380 operated QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles rotation will switch to a morning departure from 1st February 2015 as follows:

QF11 Sydney 0950 – Los Angles 0630
QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney 0630+2.

A new additional three times weekly Boeing 747-400ER operated Melbourne – Los Angeles service will commence on 21st January 2015 to the following schedule:

QF95 Melbourne 1745 – Los Angeles 1500 Wednesdays/Fridays/Sundays
QF96 Los Angeles 2030 – Melbourne 0500+2 Wednesdays/Fridays/Sundays.

From 21st February 2015 the QF27/QF28 Sydney – Santiago de Chile service will increase from 3 to 4 x weekly with an additional Friday departure.

Operationally this means there will be an additional 4 x weekly Boeing 747-400/400ER rotations across the Pacific.

 

QANTASLink to Cease Gove Services.

June 20, 2014

QANTASLink today officially announced that it will cease service on the Darwin – Gove – Cairns route in August 2014. The long standing service, currently operated by QANTASLink Boeing 717-200s, will be replaced by an Air North Embraer 170 service.

The final QF1944 Cairns – Gove – Darwin will operate on 16th August 2014.

The final QF1943 Darwin – Gove – Cairns will operate on 17th August 2014.

QANTASLink will retain direct Darwin – Cairns services.

QANTAS Announce Karratha – East Coast Withdrawal.

May 30, 2014

QANTAS today announced that it is to withdrawn its direct Boeing 737-800 links between East Coast cities and Karratha from the end of June 2014. Final flight dates are as follows:

23rd June 2014 – QF991/QF992 Melbourne – Karratha

24th June 2014 – QF993/QF994 Brisbane – Karratha

26th June 2014 – QF995/QF996 Sydney – Karratha.

QANTAS Announces A380 for Dallas-Fort Worth Route.

May 7, 2014

QANTAS today announced that A380s will replace Boeing 747-400ERs on the Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth route from 29th September 2014. The use of the A380 will also mean First Class will be offered on the route for the first time and that the return QF8 will operate Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney direct rather than via Brisbane as at present. Schedules have yet to be released, however services will be reduced from daily to 6 x weekly.

QANTAS Announce Revised A380 London Schedule.

May 7, 2014

QANTAS today announced its revised schedule on London Heathrow services which will reduce the number of aircraft required for London services from six to five aircraft. The new schedule, from July 20th, retimes the Melbourne services and means aircraft will fly a six day W pattern originating in Sydney. The aircraft schedule will be follows:

QF1 Sydney 1550 – Dubai 0035+1
QF1 Dubai 0215 – London Heathrow 0645

QF10 London Heathrow 1330 – Dubai 2325
QF10 Dubai 0115+1 – Melbourne 2055

QF9 Melbourne 2255 – Dubai 0705+1
QF9 Dubai 0905 – London Heathrow 1340

QF2 London Heathrow 2125 – Dubai 0720+1
QF2 Dubai 0920 – Sydney 0510+1.

One significant effect of the rescheduling is that the late Melbourne arrival of QF10 will eliminate all onward connections from Melbourne for that service, meaning all passengers wishing to connect to anywhere other than Sydney and Melbourne yet still fly on QANTAS aircraft will be forced to use the QF2 Sydney service.

QANTAS Announces Melbourne – Coffs Harbour Service.

March 7, 2014

QANTAS today announced a weekly Melbourne – Coffs Harbour Boeing 737-800 service to commence on 7th June 2014. Schedules are as follows:

QF868 Melbourne 1140 – Coffs Harbour 1335 Saturdays
QF869 Coffs Harbour 1415 – Melbourne 1615 Saturdays.

QANTAS Announces Sydney – Hervey Bay Service.

March 7, 2014

QANTAS today announced a twice weekly Sydney – Hervey Bay Boeing 717-200 service to commence on 17th May 2014. The service will use Two Class Boeing 717-200s sold as all Economy and operate to the following schedule:

QF1558 Sydney 1125 – Hervey Bay 1310 Saturdays, Sundays
QF1559 Hervey Bay 1350 – Sydney 1535 Saturdays, Sundays.

QANTASLink Announces Brisbane – Port Macquarie Service.

March 7, 2014

QANTASLink today announced a daily Brisbane – Port Macquarie Dash 8-Q400 service to commence on 1st May 2014. Schedules are as follows:

QF2821 Brisbane 1050 – Port Macquarie 1155 Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
QF2820 Port Macquarie 1220 – Brisbane 1325 Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays

QF2821 Brisbane 1010 – Port Macquarie 1115 Wednesdays
QF2820 Port Macquarie 1140 – Brisbane 1245 Wednesdays

QF2821 Brisbane 1335 – Port Macquarie 1440 Sundays
QF2820 Port Macquarie 1505 – Brisbane 1610 Sundays.

QANTASLink Announces Brisbane – Miles Service.

March 7, 2014

QANTASLink today announced a 9 x weekly Brisbane – Miles Dash 8-200/300 service to commence on 14th April. Schedules are as follows:

QF2506 Brisbane 0925 – Miles 1025 Mondays – Fridays
QF2507 Miles 1050 – Brisbane 1150 Mondays – Fridasys

QF2508 Brisbane 1300 – Miles 1400 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays
QF2509 Miles 1425 – Brisbane 1525 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays.

QANTAS To Cut Perth – Singapore.

February 27, 2014

QANTAS today announced that it will cut its last surviving Perth – Singapore rotation with the last services operating on 22nd July 2014. This will eliminate all QANTAS International flying from Perth.

QANTAS Announces Rio de Janeiro World Cup Flights.

February 21, 2014

QANTAS today announced the following extra Boeing 747-400ER services to co-incide with the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

10th June 2014:
QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile – Rio de Janeiro
QF28 Rio de Janeiro – Santiago de Chile – Sydney

27th June 2014:
QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile – Rio de Janeiro
QF28 Santiago de Chile – Rio de Janeiro – Sydney

Addtionally the regular QF27/QF28 Sydney – Santiago de Chile service will be extended to Rio de Janeiro on 11th and 30th June 2014.

Qantas Withdraw Selected QF9/QF10 Rotations.

January 29, 2014

QANTAS have pulled the QF9/QF10 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow rotation from their schedules on selected dates over the next few weeks. There will be no QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow services on 17th February, 11th March and 24th March and no return QF10 services on 18th February, 12th March and 25th March.

QANTAS Add Extra Weekly Sydney – Darwin Service.

January 23, 2014

QANTAS today announced an additional weekly Sydney – Darwin rotation to commence on 1st April 2014. The Boeing 737-800 service will operate on Tuesdays to the following schedule:

QF844 Sydney 1200 – Darwin 1500 Tuesdays
QF845 Darwin 1600 – Sydney 2150 Tuesdays.

QANTAS Increase Perth – Darwin Schedule.

January 23, 2014

QANTAS today announced a second direct Perth – Darwin rotation to operate twice weekly from 11th March 2014. Schedules for the Boeing 737-800 service are as follows:

QF800 Perth 1730 – Darwin 2235 Tuesdays, Thursdays
QF801 Darwin 0650 – Perth 0910 Wednesdays, Saturdays

QANTAS Increase Brisbane – Darwin Schedule.

January 23, 2014

QANTAS today announced a second daily Brisbane – Darwin rotation to commence once weekly on 19th February 2014 and moving to 4 x weekly by 15th March 2014. Schedules for the Boeing 737-800 service are as follows:

QF836 Brisbane 1135 – Darwin 1515 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
QF837 Darwin 1600 – Brisbane 2025 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays.

QANTAS Announce New JetConnect Tasman Schedule.

August 14, 2013

QANTAS today announced a revised schedule for JetConnect operated Tasman services commencing on 27th October 2013. The revised schedule is:

QF123 Brisbane 0845 – Auckland 1505
QF125 Brisbane 1725 – Auckland 2345
QF124 Auckland 0650 – Brisbane 0725
QF126 Auckland 1555 – Brisbane 1630

QF151 Melbourne 0730 – Auckland 1310
QF153 Melbourne 1650 – Auckland 2230
QF155 Melbourne 1830 – Auckland 0010+1
QF152 Auckland 0655 – Melbourne 0905
QF154 Auckland 1340 – Melbourne 1550
QF156 Auckland 2135 – Melbourne 2345

QF171 Melbourne 0955 – Wellington 1530
QF172 Wellington 1540 – Melbourne 1740

QF141 Sydney 0730 – Auckland 1245
QF143 Sydney 1000 – Auckland 1515
QF145 Sydney 1135 – Auckland 1635
QF147 Sydney 1530 – Auckland 2045
QF149 Sydney 1830 – Auckland 2345
QF140 Auckland 0650 – Sydney 0825
QF142 Auckland 0900 – Sydney 1035
QF144 Auckland 1410 – Sydney 1545
QF146 Auckland 1605 – Sydney 1740
QF148 Auckland 1745 – Sydney 1920

QF139 Sydney 1850 – Christchurch 2355
QF138 Christchurch 0730 – Sydney 0850

QF161 Sydney 0935 – Wellington 1450
QF163 Sydney 1730 – Wellington 2245

QF162 Wellington 0705 – Sydney 0845
QF164 Wellington 1620 – Sydney 1800.

QANTAS Announce Singapore and Bangkok Aircraft Swap.

August 8, 2013

QANTAS today announced that it will operate Boeing 747-400s on the QF23/QF24 Sydney – Bangkok rotation from 1st December 2013 in place of A330-300s. As a result the QF5/QF6 Sydney – Singapore rotation will switch to A330-300 operation 7 days a week.

New Zealand Approved Qantas/Emirates Alliance.

May 15, 2013

New Zealand today approved the QANTAS/Emirates alliance meaning the two carriers can now codeshare on each other’s trans-Tasman services and permitting through codeshare operation from New Zealand – Europe.

QANTAS Hands Sydney – Ayers Rock to JetStar.

February 12, 2013

The long standing daily QF728/QF729 Sydney – Ayers Rock Boeing 737-800 rotation will end on 3rd June with JetStar commencing a 4 x weekly A320 service the following day.

QANTAS Frankfurt Withdrawal Brought Forward.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS today announced that the QF5/QF6 Sydney – Singapore – Frankfurt service, previously announced as continuing until October 2013, will now cease on 15th April.

QANTAS Sydney – Hong Kong Services Reduced.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS services on the Sydney – Hong Kong route will be reduced from 11 to 7 per week from 31th March 2013 with the withdrawal of the QF87/QF88 rotation.

QANTAS Ends International Adelaide Services.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS today announced that from 31st March its three times weekly QF81/QF82 Sydney – Adelaide – Singapore service will operate Sydney – Singapore direct, thus ending International QANTAS service from South Australia.

QANTAS Brisbane – Hong Kong Service Increase.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS today announced that services on the Brisbane – Hong Kong route will increase from 4 x weekly to 5 x weekly during May 2013 and then daily from June 2013.

QANTAS Perth International Services Decimated.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS today announced the cessation of its QF67/QF68 Perth – Hong Kong A330-300 service from 31st March. From the same day Perth – Singapore services will reduce from double daily to daily with the withdrawal of the QF77/QF78 rotation.

QANTAS Cut Codeshare on JetStar Domestic Flights.

January 25, 2013

QANTAS today announced that JetStar flights would no longer carry the QF code on flights between Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

Dubai Switch Goes Ahead Regardless of Emirates Codeshare Approval.

October 4, 2012

QANTAS today announced the schedules for its London services to operate via Dubai from 31st March 2013. This will go ahead regardless of whether government approval is granted for codeshare services with Emirates beyond Dubai.
Northbound schedules are:

QF1 Sydney 1605 – 0035+1 Dubai 0205+1 – London Heathrow 0635+1
QF9 Melbourne 1625 – 2335 Dubai 0110+1 – London Heathrow 0540+1.

QANTAS Frankfurt Services Get Six Month Reprieve.

October 4, 2012

The QF5/QF6 Sydney – Singapore – Frankfurt service, which had been scheduled to cease at on 30th March 2013 will now continue through to the end of the Southern Winter 2013 timetable in late October 2013.

QANTAS Announce New B747-400 Melbourne – Singapore Service.

October 4, 2012

QANTAS today announced that from 31st March 2013 a new daily Melbourne – Singapore Boeing 747-400 service will commence with the following timings:

QF35 Melbourne 1340 – Singapore 1920
QF36 Singapore 2135 – Melbourne 0655+1.




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