Tg600/601 hkg

Old Dec 10, 18, 7:25 am
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Tg600/601 hkg

I am taking TG 600 Tuesday morning.
It is usually a 77W with flat seat in J. But I see that it suddenly changed to a 773 (2x3x2 angled) on Satruday and SUnday and A380 this Monday.
ANy reason?
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Old Dec 10, 18, 8:26 am
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Yes. Because it's TG. Where you never know what the aircraft will be until you board.
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Old Dec 10, 18, 10:16 am
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Not a specific reason I am aware of, but there are changes across the network - for example Brisbane was serviced by the 788 but this has changed to the 77E.

TG600/601 is usually pretty stable in having a decent J product, so I wouldn guess this is a ‘one-off’ swap to meet long-haul destination demand for a 77W, rather than seasonal change.
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Old Dec 10, 18, 11:10 am
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probably due to the problems with the dreamliners (some are grounded due to engine problems) and so they need more of the 77w for long haul routes

chances are still ok for a A380 as there are two parked during the day in BKK (three arriving from Europe (CDG, FRA, LHR) early morning and only one used for day flight to Narita and all three for night flight to Europe
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Old Dec 11, 18, 7:25 am
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Yes, it's TG but it is especially bad this year due to 788s and 789s being grounded. Right now 788s are still grounded.
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