Emirates has ordered A330neo and A350

"That's definitely the feeling over on airliners forum.It was MOU only so can expire without penalty.. and the 40 aircraft is 1 for 1 with this 339 order"

1 day, 7 hours ago

Emirates has ordered A330neo and A350

"Emirates have cancelled 20+16 options of their most recent order, plus another 19 from previous order leaving only 14 A380s to deliver over the next two years.In order to do this they had to order other aircraft from Airbus as part of the negotiation."

2 days, 23 hours ago

Inflight WiFi - luxury or necessity?

"Becoming expected over land (where you have ground to air or high latest gen satellite density)Still difficult to get a good service over water."

3 days, 22 hours ago

Qantas 29/30

"Back to a 332 today (and it's the worst one - EBG)"

4 days, 2 hours ago

QF fleet management & 747 replacements

"Recently they haven't scheduled any heavy maintenance over the Summer period which provides the extra aircraft.Yes from today you've got a seat reduction. But in the last 12 months you've had a big increase with multiple 787s delivered and only I think one 747 retirement.Can't see much change to ..."

1 week ago

Last Qantas 747 with F seats being phased out

"Was posted on another forum but all the remaining 747s have been put up for sale through end 2020 with the first two expected to be OJS and OEB (related to maintenance as I understand).Combined with the refurb of 332 EBG will also means the last of the SkyBed I and the Rockwell Collins IFE - and ..."

2 weeks, 3 days ago

Kuala Lumpur Airport transit

"Assume you are flying MH and transiting KLIA (not KLIA2).If so it's a single level airport (like Singapore), so very easy if you have through checked luggage and a boarding pass."

3 weeks, 1 day ago

Qantas Auckland-Melbourne Airbus A330-200 business class

"Of course always subject to change and any 332 sub will give you a better seat.In the last week EBG has mostly been operating QF43/44 SYD-DPS with some domestic routes in between"

3 weeks, 4 days ago

Qantas Auckland-Melbourne Airbus A330-200 business class

"Originally Posted by Becky1 google qantas a330-200 business class youtubeThis should bring up some some video reviews that people have posted on youtube on the Qantas a330-200 business class. According to the Qantas website, there are only 2 a330-200's left in the 2-2-2 configuration. Only one l..."

3 weeks, 5 days ago

Al Safwa paid entry and cash upgrades at Doha Hamad International

"So 250 riyal is about A$95 each per pax.Certainly not a cheap upgrade by any means but possibly worthwhile if that's the only option for a shower"

3 weeks, 6 days ago

Qantas vs Jetstar for Melbourne-Tokyo

"For Status credits (and points) on JQ you need to purchase the Max pack (normally $200)Jetstar Business Max converts To Business category so 8450pts 125 SC each way whereas Qantas PE is 5200-720ppts and 60-70SC depending on fare class.Haneda is much closer to Central Tokyo than Narita with two mo..."

4 weeks ago

How do I travel from Hong Kong to Shanghai by train?

"You can go a lot tighter than that departing HKG, and if travelling from Central, getting to Airport doesn't take much longer than travelling to the Kowloon Rail stationAgree that you can circle a while in China airspace.And PVG is a fair way out, but so are the main rail stations, indeed one is ..."

1 month, 1 week, 3 days ago

How do I travel from Hong Kong to Shanghai by train?

"Take a flight.The one through train G100 is an 8hr 17min journey"

1 month, 1 week, 4 days ago

Do late QF status credits count towards the following years total

"I'm pretty sure they will be manually entered on the date actually travelled, and then automatically expired."

1 month, 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Business class passengers using the economy loo?

"5 of the proposed 8 longhaul 332s (the ones with seatback IFE) already have toilets, with 6th under maintenance.And the business ratio is much better than economy - I doubt you won't wait if you go down the back, particularly towards the end of the flight"

2 months, 2 days ago

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