Written on 25th April 2018

Qantas International Network Update

Qantas is making several adjustments across its international network in response to demand and to better utilise its fleet.

From 3rd December 2018, Qantas’ last remaining Boeing 747 services operating into Los Angeles will be replaced by a combination of Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircrafts.

Other changes occurring that will affect the US:

  • From 4 December, the Tuesday Sydney-Los Angeles 747 service (QF11/12) will be replaced with an A380, providing daily A380 services to Los Angeles from both Sydney and Melbourne;
  • The seasonal twice-weekly Sydney-Los Angeles service (QF17/18) will be operated by an A380 during the December-January peak;
  • From 4 February 2019 ongoing, the Sydney-Dallas/Fort Worth service (QF7/8) will be reduced to six times per week on an A380;

As previously announced, from 1st September 2018:

  • The 787-9 Dreamliner will operate the daily Brisbane-Los Angeles-New York City (JFK) service replacing the 747 aircraft;
  • The 787-9 Dreamliner will operate Melbourne-San Francisco four times a week.

Qantas will adjust capacity in Asia later this year to better match demand by:

  • From 7 December, A330 service between Sydney and Osaka (QF33/34) to four times per week;
  • From 28 October, Sydney-Manila (QF19/QF20) will become a daily Airbus A330 service
  • From 28 October reducing its Sydney-Beijing service (QF107/108) to five times per week, removing flights on lower demand days of Tuesday and Thursday.

Tickets for all new services are expected to progressively become available from today.

Source: qantasnewsroom.com