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Old 12th January 2022, 10:03 AM
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Flagship Qantas A380 returns to passenger service

Update: 10pm
And we’re off!
The first Qantas Airbus A380 has officially returned to passenger service after a nearly two-year hiatus, with VH-OQB taking to the skies as QF11 from Sydney – LAX.
VH-OQB took off from Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport right on schedule, at 9:44pm on Tuesday, and is currently en-route to Los Angeles, for an expected flight time of just under 14 hours.

It marks not only the first passenger service onboard Qantas’ flagship Airbus A380 aircraft since the early days of the pandemic, but also OQB’s first passenger flight in 659 days.

The last time VH-OQB carried passengers was on 23 March 2020.

https://australianaviation.com.au/20...rcial-service/
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Old 12th January 2022, 10:42 AM
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OQB arrived in LAX 3 minutes ago.
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with broken IFE lol
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Old 13th January 2022, 06:59 AM
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with broken IFE lol
Oh dear, that would have made it a long flight for some. Not that I ever watch it.

Just curious, what was the pax load?
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Oh dear, that would have made it a long flight for some. Not that I ever watch it.

Just curious, what was the pax load?
The return flight had maybe two J and one PE seat spare, including F being sold as J, so pretty full.
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The return flight had maybe two J and one PE seat spare, including F being sold as J, so pretty full.
Good to hear it was full.
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