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Old 2nd December 2018, 07:45 PM
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Default Qantas Vancouver 2019

Hi all, is Qantas doing their seasonal flights to Vancouver in 2019? I have searched everywhere and cannot see any Sydney to Vancouver direct flights for 2019 either mid year or December.

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Old 3rd December 2018, 08:38 AM
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Interesting. I couldn't find any direct flights (QF74/75) in the usual seasonal period of four weeks in July 2019, either.

I always thought that Vancouver would be a great B789 year round route for QANTAS starting with 3 services per week to give some competition to AC. Alas, aircraft #8 has gone to operate Hong Kong services.
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Old 3rd December 2018, 10:48 AM
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Its very hard to compete with AC, and there are better destinations to compete with other carriers when it comes to passenger loads.
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Old 3rd December 2018, 04:37 PM
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We are looking to go next year and if not Qantas, then we’ll fly Air New Zealand. We went with Qantas last Christmas and loved it. The loads on our flights were full. Pity if Qantas don’t head up next year.
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Old 15th December 2018, 05:36 AM
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We are looking to go next year and if not Qantas, then we’ll fly Air New Zealand. We went with Qantas last Christmas and loved it. The loads on our flights were full. Pity if Qantas don’t head up next year.
Seat utilisation was 82% in January, significantly lower than most other routes on the inbound leg.
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Old 4th January 2019, 10:14 PM
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Now that most of December 2019 is loaded into the QANTAS timetable I searched again for Vancouver flights and they are scheduled on Mon, Thu and Sat from 12 December, 2019 with 744 equipment. The current seasonal timetable goes to 26 January, 2019, so I guess that for 2019/2020 the flights will continue until approximately 25 January, 2020.

There are still no non-stop flights to Vancouver scheduled in July, 2019.
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Old 5th January 2019, 09:20 AM
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Thanks James. I phoned Qantas and was advised that mid year flights are off this year. Only running for December/January as you mentioned.
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Old 22nd February 2019, 11:28 AM
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Routes Online added the following item to its site on 13 February, 2019 to clarify the QANTAS Vancouver seasonal flights in 2019:

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Qantas Airways in 2019/20 is adjusting Sydney – Vancouver seasonal service. Based on schedule listing, the airline will not operate 3 weekly flights during the month of June and July in 2019, however it’ll continue to serve this route during Northern winter 2019/20 season, from 12DEC19 to 25JAN20, as of 12FEB19.

Boeing 747-400 operates this route 3 times a week.

QF075 SYD1915 – 1405YVR 744 146
QF076 YVR2000 – 0610+2SYD 744 146
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