Qantas replaces aircraft and adds additional frequencies Sydney-Santiago

    Qantas announced (08-Aug-2019) plans to operate Boeing 787-9 equipment on Sydney-Santiago service, with an additional three weekly frequencies bringing the service to daily, effective Jun-2020. The change is part if the carrier’s phased delivery of six additional Boeing 787-9s, aiming to replace Qantas’ current Boeing 747 operations on its international network by the end of 2020. The carrier currently has eight Boeing 787-9s in its fleet, with a further six arriving from Oct-2019, bringing the total to 14 in the second half of 2H2020.