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The core profitable traffic on this service to and from the US will orginate or end in Sydney (which doesnt mean traffic from other cities does not count), so the focus will be on that market Ultimately its a plane - its a good hard product and a big step up from what AA have offered in the past...
Oct 23, 2015, 11.18 PM / Tour American Airlines' Boeing 777-300ER at Sydney Airport
Weekend surcharging is not a new concept the airlines have been doing it for years across the transatlantic and North transpacific, UA DL QF AC VA NZ all do it from the US/Canada to Australia/NZ and the surcharge is a lot more than $5 per sector. UA and DL do it ex Australia as w...
May 01, 2013, 07.29 PM / Etihad conjurs new surcharge: pay extra to fly Friday or Saturday
It definitely does not look like there is focus on Asia with this announcement, but as already stated QF international has to get back into the black or it will not exist. They have made their focus where their core corporate business comes from which is Sydney and Melbourne and unfortunately Pe...
Feb 06, 2013, 09.51 AM / Qantas rejigs flights and times for Singapore, Hong Kong
The new terminal should definitely help to alleviate the severe congestion and overcrowding Dubai airport currently suffers from. It should also help reduce the number of flights that have to use remote stands and bus people into the terminal The challenge is EK is growing at a much ...
Jan 04, 2013, 11.32 PM / Photo gallery: Dubai's new A380 terminal for Emirates, Qantas
Ozkid transit time on the ex Australia flights is 90 minutes for the Sydney flight and 1.45 hours for the Melbourne flight. On the inbound 2 hours and 5 minutes for Sydney and Melbourne 1.35 hours. The timings of the flights will allow Emirates to offer an hourly service be...
Dec 20, 2012, 11.54 PM / Qantas-Emirates alliance approved by ACCC
If you are wanting upscale service orientated limo service TBR Global (used to be known as the booking room). They will not be the cheapest , but their airport charges in London are not dissimilar to a black cab, but very luxurious car and high service level.
Jan 23, 2015, 03.16 PM / Can anyone recommend a chauffeur company from LHR to the city.
It normally depends on how the itinerary is priced. If it prices with a single international fare basis then the baggage rules of that fare apply to all flights. If your itinerary involves a mix of international fares and us domestic fares, which often happens if there are...
Sep 21, 2014, 05.58 PM / Considering booking a multi city itinerary with United or Delta departing from Sydney to the USA.
Hi Tom Official rules on the one world fares is only oneworld carriers can be used and the only codeshares permitted are those on other oneworld carriers - with the exception being Jetstar. You cannot use Qantas flights operated by Emirates on the OneWorld fare I would be surprised i...
May 02, 2013, 03.09 AM / 'Round-the-world' tickets with Qantas and Emirates
tronixstuff I think you are spot on I believe that is the key point to the alliance. It allows Qantas to still offer Europe and Africa as virtual destinations, while the Qantas international division focuses on developing profitable international routes. EK still have a number of slots to ...
Mar 30, 2013, 02.37 AM / Are we expecting QF to announce further Australia-Dubai 'feeder' routes?
All three airlines offer a good quality service and product and it depends on what is important to you along with cost. In terms of consistency and quality I would place Singapore Airlines as first choice providing you take the A380 which is used on all Singapore to London flights except f...
Mar 28, 2013, 05.18 AM / Which is the best Virgin Australia associated business class airline to London?