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Old 2nd Jan 2016, 10:11
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Originally Posted by MANFOD View Post

After yesterday's article in the M.E.N re the extra 2 flights and the B788, Airline Route now report:

"Doha Manchester
eff 27MAR16 All 14 weekly service operates with A330-300, replacing -200.
eff 02MAY16 Planned increases to 16 weekly remains unchanged, however new service will also be operated by A330-300, instead of 787-8".

I guess we are losing newer equipment but gaining extra capacity. Isn't the A333 configuration for about 305 pax (assuming it's a 2 class version) compared to 254 on the B788?
My info is that the lunchtime service, QR45/46, will be a 787 throughout the year from 6th Jan.
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