Wheels are in motion maybe?
Connections Between Qantas and Emirates Flights to London 14 April 2014
Together with Emirates, we continually review our codeshare services across the joint network.
To help consolidate passengers using a combination of Qantas and Emirates services between Sydney / Melbourne and London Heathrow, Qantas will adjust its distribution system. This will see Qantas passengers travelling on Qantas operated services to or from Dubai (QF1/2/9/10) without a stopover, remain on the same Qantas aircraft, rather than changing aircraft in Dubai.
This change will appear in selling systems progressively for new bookings from 14 April 2014.
Customers with existing bookings to London Heathrow are not impacted by this change.