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Old 9th May 2018, 19:51
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markis10
 
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Originally Posted by msbbarratt View Post

Joint Usage?

05:30 to 21:30 sounds like quite a long time. One could imagine an innovative arrangement between EK and, say, Air New Zealand; while EK don't want it in the day, NZ could hire it to do a quick run across the sea and back to Sydney. EK get a bit of revenue, NZ can lay on a big amount of capacity to Oz without having to actually buy a plane.
EK used to do just that with QF from BNE SYD and MEL and it struggled to be profitable, it also made the trip down under a long one with two day breaks between segments.
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