763's - what's happening to them?

Discussion in 'Qantas Frequent Flyer Program' started by dajop, Dec 8, 2006.

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  1. dajop

    dajop Senior Member

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    Just booking flights MEL-SYD on 19 DEC, noticed that only 13 of the 33 QF services operating that day are being operated by wide bodies (12 by 763's and 1 by a 332). Remainder are 737 services. Sign of things to come? Or xmas time lull? Hope that latter, as I much prefer a 767 to a 737. One less point of differentiation between QF and DJ!

    I guess though with the A332's going to JQ they will be redeploying 767's on the PER runs.
     

  2. jaxjax

    jaxjax Junior Member

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    Yeah, it looks like the 767s are alternating with the 747s on the PER runs, mixed in with the odd 737 :-|

    If you have a look at the timetable that week MEL - PER:

    Flight Info - Timetable - Weekly Result

    They seem to be showing up 767s more frequently closer to Christmas.

    jaX
     
  3. ANstar

    ANstar Active Member

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    I've got quite a few SYD-MEL's coming up and have also noticed that roughly half have moved to 738's from 763's!:shock:
     
  4. Tooner

    Tooner Active Member

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    I hear a lot are being used on Asia services from Bris-vegas etc instead of A330s as the 200s move to J*
     
  5. ANstar

    ANstar Active Member

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    When are the next batch of 738's due for delivery? (I think there are 5 left to arrive?)
     
  6. oz_mark

    oz_mark Enthusiast

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    Most likely due to the downturn in business traffic.

    Also I thought it was the 743's that replaced the 332's on the Perth run.
     
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