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Old 5th June 2020, 12:28 PM
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VH-OEI has completed her ferry to Mojave (04/06)
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Old 5th June 2020, 03:13 PM
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I have been told that all remaining QF B744s have been sold to GE for engines and the airframes for scrap. Is this true?
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Old 6th June 2020, 05:32 PM
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That rumour has been around for a while, if it was the case then the aircraft would be deregistered, I think they won’t be back but I am not sure of their future
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Old 6th June 2020, 07:14 PM
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I believe that officially they are being stored until a decision is made on their official retirement date.

Frees up room at SYD.
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Old 7th June 2020, 10:10 PM
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There’s a photo knocking around of -OEG at MHV now devoid of her titles....sadly I think these 744ER’s have met a premature fate.

I’m a little surprised as I’d thought these ER’s might’ve been retained and used in conjunction with the 787’s on the LAX and LHR routes, whilst the A380’s remained parked.
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Old 8th June 2020, 06:15 PM
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This one https://stapico.ru/photos/2326518763...fo/CBJdH0VBMZk

I am not surprised, it will be a year or two before things really get going for international travel, the the meantime the newer aircraft with smaller capacity will shine. I enjoyed my last trip in an ER ex Haneda last year in 5K, but the newer product in the A330s and 787s leaves it for dead.
I see they are expecting the last bird July 1, a sad day.

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Old 15th June 2020, 09:04 AM
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OEG won't be coming back Deleted from Register on 11/06/2020
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Old 16th June 2020, 10:39 AM
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Looks like -OEE is on its way to Mojave. Departed as QF 6001 at 1025L.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/...330Z/YSSY/KLAX
https://www.flightradar24.com/QFA6001/24b53616
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Old 16th June 2020, 06:47 PM
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Just one more to go
Apparently it is scheduled to depart on the 30th of June.
Edit: If there are any changes to the schedule pls let me know asap, the current schedule is on a very inconvienient time. Thanks!
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Old 16th June 2020, 06:48 PM
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Departed with a water cannon salute and a taxi by Sheps Mound.
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