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Old 23rd Jul 2017, 13:06
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dijical
 
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Originally Posted by Warragul View Post
I wonder if its cheaper for QR to fly the SYD-CBR-SYD legs than park the aircraft in SYD for the 8 hours or so.
I suspect it's more likely that Qatar Airways sees potential in the Canberra market, but doesn't want to take the risk of throwing a whole aircraft into the market from a cold standing start.

Also, is it really true that this counts as a regional flight as far as slots/capacity into Sydney is concerned?
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