Qantas A380. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. Qantas is expected to announce the restart of Airbus A380 flights on its key Los Angeles to Sydney and Melbourne routes this week (ATW Daily News, Dec. 23). Based on indications from reservations systems, the airline could resume operations Jan. 17. Late in December, EASA relaxed the requirements for checks of the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines used to power Qantas A380s from one every 20 flights to once every 200 flights. While Qantas resumed ...

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