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Old 19th December 2019, 08:52 PM
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Chris, QANTAS has previously stated that three A380s would be refurbished by the end of the year but apart from OQK and OQH the only other A380 to be to DRS was OQL for just over three weeks in October. She was there for maintenance only.
Your assuming only DRS is doing the refurb, it’s safe to say AUH is also doing it during majors as OQJ is definitely done based on tonight’s QF94 live seat map
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Old 19th December 2019, 10:41 PM
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That's great news. Thanks for clarifying that OQJ is also refurbished, Mark. That explains why she was so long in AUH.

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Old 20th December 2019, 09:35 AM
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How did I miss this item on QANTAS Source from 10/12/19. Three A380s have definitely been refurbished as at the end of 2019.

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QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ, which has been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since 9th October, positioned Abu Dhabi – Sydney late tonight as QF6010. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/64J/35W/371Y to 14F/70J/60W/341Y.
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Old 20th December 2019, 10:42 PM
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OQH arrived in SYD just after curfew this morning and has just sneaked out tonight before curfew over 4 hours late operating QF17 to LAX.
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Old 22nd December 2019, 09:27 AM
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OQH has a problem it left LAX on QF18 at 01.57am PST Sat, over 5 hours late and return at LAX at 03.53am PST Sat ???????????
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Old 22nd December 2019, 12:15 PM
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Wow. Just the third flight after nearly two months in maintenance and refurbishment.
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Old 22nd December 2019, 04:05 PM
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OQH is leaving LAX shortly as QF12, with OQJ on 18. This means a Mon arrival in SYD for 18. But Flight Aware is still showing a 380 departing as 17 tonight, but I cannot find an aircraft for it????
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Old 22nd December 2019, 04:49 PM
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Dennis, the answer might be in the Sydney Airport Departures for today which shows on the last entry QF17 departing at 18:25 tomorrow, Monday 24 hours late. This seems unusual in that you would think that QANTAS would turn around either OQJ or OQH who both arrive early in the day in SYD to get the passengers to LAX a bit quicker.

In saying this the Sydney Airport Arrivals for Tuesday has QF18 arriving at 18:10 only 12 hours late. I presume that either the QF11 or QF93 will have a quick turn around in LAX to operate QF18.
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Old 23rd December 2019, 04:50 PM
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Both 11 and 17 are going to LAX today at normal times except 17 is 24 hours late. But OQJ on 11 is turning around at 08.30am PST Monday to arrive in SYD at 6.25pm Tuesday.
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Old 20th January 2020, 04:26 PM
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Does anyone know why QF8 Dallas to Sydney diverted to Noumea on the 16th of jan?
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