747 on domestic Mel - Syd now?

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  1. pauly7

    pauly7 Established Member

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    Just got off QF 420 from Mel - Syd, they used a 747 300 so had the pleasure of sitting upper deck on the short run up to Sydney....

    Had no idea what aircraft was operating so was a little suprised to see the 747 at the gate. I may have missed this development but I thought the 747-300 only domestic routes were the flew Perth flights?

    Or maybe just a re-positioning flight that I lucked onto!?

    Cheers

    EDIT: Actually maybe it was just extra capacity for the football... QF had heaps of funny flight numbers and extra flights today... QF terminals PACKED.
     

  2. oz_mark

    oz_mark Enthusiast

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    This would almost certainly be the reason.
     
  3. pauly7

    pauly7 Established Member

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    yes... brain freeze :p

    Still was funny getting the 747 for a short domestic hop!
     
  4. AngieP

    AngieP Intern

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    The $159 fares that Qantas was offering for travel Mel-Per this coming week have seen a change in schedule. There were about five flights scheduled for Thursday night 27 Sept with about 3 of them on the Jumbos. But now with no WA team in the grand final, the flights have been condensed. Any travellers should check their flights - my booking was redirected to another flight without consulting me. Luckily I checked because I wanted to transfer to the Jumbo at 7.40pm. Was able to do that with no probs thanks to Plantinum FF sister. Will be a pleasure to travel in the big one!:D
     
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