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HKG Flights Changed From B77W to A359/B788 Next 2 Weeks (Feb17-Mar1)

HKG Flights Changed From B77W to A359/B788 Next 2 Weeks (Feb17-Mar1)

Old Feb 22, 20, 8:00 am
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Old Feb 23, 20, 9:52 am
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Originally Posted by Tofino87 View Post
Im currently booked on ARN-DOH-HKG return, departing and returning in May.

3 out of 4 legs each way are due to be in Qsuites.

If these schedule changes continue into May, and 777-300ER are replaced with something like a 787-8, given that Qatar will allow you to change or refund a confirmed squire segment which is downgraded to be non-qsuite... Im assuming theyd allow me to cancel for a refund without charges my WHOLE itinerary, right??
I also have a itinerary of HKG-DOH-CDG in Easter holidays
4/4 from HKG and 11/4 from CDG
I hope the situation improved by that time
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Old Feb 24, 20, 9:13 am
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Originally Posted by Tofino87 View Post
Im currently booked on ARN-DOH-HKG return, departing and returning in May.

3 out of 4 legs each way are due to be in Qsuites.

If these schedule changes continue into May, and 777-300ER are replaced with something like a 787-8, given that Qatar will allow you to change or refund a confirmed squire segment which is downgraded to be non-qsuite... Im assuming theyd allow me to cancel for a refund without charges my WHOLE itinerary, right??
In this circumstances 787-8 or A350 is already better than A330 which QR used in 815/816 a few days before.
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Old Feb 24, 20, 12:24 pm
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Originally Posted by im359 View Post
In this circumstances 787-8 or A350 is already better than A330 which QR used in 815/816 a few days before.
I remember the days when the old J seat A330s were used for HKG
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Old Feb 25, 20, 10:31 pm
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Originally Posted by manucanuck View Post
I'm keeping my fingers crossed, am flying on QR818 on 31/3
ok, my March 31 QR817 has been confirmed to be a A359.....
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Old Feb 26, 20, 10:23 am
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Originally Posted by manucanuck View Post
ok, my March 31 QR817 has been confirmed to be a A359.....
my QR817 flight on 4/4 is still a 77W at this moment
I am not sure if there will be a change of equipment later on
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Old Feb 27, 20, 12:11 am
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Originally Posted by cheung.chunyuenc View Post
my QR817 flight on 4/4 is still a 77W at this moment
I am not sure if there will be a change of equipment later on
my return on QR816 on april 9 is a QSuite, im keeping my fingers crossed...TT

you know I actually called QR to see their fleet for the month of march and to see whether there's any possibility of changing it best to suit my schedule, turned out they are only keeping it 777ER on March 27 and she said all fleets are still subject to change due to the demand all thanks to the coronavirus

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Old Feb 27, 20, 12:16 am
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Originally Posted by manucanuck View Post
my return on QR816 on april 9 is a QSuite, im keeping my fingers crossed...TT

you know I actually called QR to see their fleet for the month of march and to see whether there's any possibility of changing it best to suit my schedule, turned out they are only keeping it 777ER on March 27 and she said all fleets are still subject to change due to the demand all thanks to the coronavirus
It must be a bittersweet experience.
If it is A350 or 787 then at least it is a business class product that closer to current standard, but in a 777 you can have a Q-Suite (which I also aim for) or 2-2-2.
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Old Feb 27, 20, 12:20 am
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Originally Posted by im359 View Post
It must be a bittersweet experience.
If it is A350 or 787 then at least it is a business class product that closer to current standard, but in a 777 you can have a Q-Suite (which I also aim for) or 2-2-2.
It's been mentioned in other threads here, but if there is a choice of older 2-2-2 vs QSuite on the 77W then a good portion of the people in here will rate a 2-seater with no neighbour above the QSuite. Likewise, if I was travelling with someone then I'd much rather have a 2-2-2 layout than the QSuite. Also, should you find yourself flying alone on the 2-2-2 layout just aim for any of the two middle seats and there won't be any isle access issues.

(And a side note in all this planeswapping going on in Asia, I'm in BKK with a return from SIN, and I'm quietly hoping QR opens up for reroutes so that I can get the morning A359 out of BKK, which usually isn't QSuite, I'd much rather have that over the almost 100% QSuite route that SIN is)

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Old Feb 27, 20, 12:31 am
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I do however have a question, isn't QR818/817 a turn? so why is 818 a QSuite and 817 is not?
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Old Feb 27, 20, 12:35 am
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Originally Posted by im359 View Post
It must be a bittersweet experience.
If it is A350 or 787 then at least it is a business class product that closer to current standard, but in a 777 you can have a Q-Suite (which I also aim for) or 2-2-2.
you know its not my first time to experience a 'downgrade' I was due to fly on QR815 from hkg to doh last year when they messaged me 2 weeks prior that the fleet has been changed to a 788 (ie no Qsuite), then 5 days prior to my departure miracle happened and they changed it back to a 77W, I was over the moon lol.... I hope it will happen again... keeping my faith! lol
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Old Feb 27, 20, 12:37 am
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Originally Posted by ph-ndr View Post
It's been mentioned in other threads here, but if there is a choice of older 2-2-2 vs QSuite on the 77W then a good portion of the people in here will rate a 2-seater with no neighbour above the QSuite. Likewise, if I was travelling with someone then I'd much rather have a 2-2-2 layout than the QSuite. Also, should you find yourself flying alone on the 2-2-2 layout just aim for any of the two middle seats and there won't be any isle access issues.

(And a side note in all this planeswapping going on in Asia, I'm in BKK with a return from SIN, and I'm quietly hoping QR opens up for reroutes so that I can get the morning A359 out of BKK, which usually isn't QSuite, I'd much rather have that over the almost 100% QSuite route that SIN is)

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the older 2-2-2? you mean like the 330? hm no thanks, nothing beats the Qsuite especially for me as a single traveller.
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Old Feb 27, 20, 2:39 am
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Originally Posted by manucanuck View Post
the older 2-2-2? you mean like the 330? hm no thanks, nothing beats the Qsuite especially for me as a single traveller.
2-2-2 in 77W and 330 is very different. I avoid 2-2-2 in the 330, 2-2-2 in the 77W I'm very happy with.

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Old Feb 27, 20, 2:41 am
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Originally Posted by manucanuck View Post
I do however have a question, isn't QR818/817 a turn? so why is 818 a QSuite and 817 is not?
I'd be worried by more than the seat layout if this is turnaround; it comes in as a Boeing and leaves as an Airbus.

If it is a turnaround it's a case of computers not being updates somewhere, and if not then it can't be a turnaorund.

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Old Feb 27, 20, 2:44 am
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Originally Posted by ph-ndr View Post
I'd be worried by more than the seat layout if this is turnaround; it comes in as a Boeing and leaves as an Airbus.

If it is a turnaround it's a case of computers not being updates somewhere, and if not then it can't be a turnaorund.

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i'll just hope that it is a computer error for wrongly updated the 817 as a 359 haha
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