Qantas Airways today (14OCT16) opens reservation for planned service resumption on Sydney – Beijing route, announced by the airline yesterday. From 25JAN17, the oneWorld member will operate this route on daily basis, on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Subject to Government Approval, planned schedule as follow.
QF107 SYD1350 – 2240PEK 332 D
QF108 PEK0015 – 1455SYD 332 x47
QF108 PEK0020 – 1455SYD 332 47
Qantas first served Melbourne – Sydney – Beijing with Boeing 747-200, and Boeing 747SP from September 1984 to March 1987, Boeing 767 from March 1995 to August 1996, 1 weekly each. Beijing operation switched to 1-stop as Sydney – Shanghai – Beijing from August 1996 to May 1999. In 2000s, the airline operated Sydney – Beijing route 3 times a week from Jan 2006 to April 2009.