"Originally Posted by Private Pilot ...hope Alan orders a whole lot of A350's. They're heaps more comfortable than the 777's Let's not forget the 777 was originally designed over 25 years ago, I think it only fair we keep open minds for the 777x."
"Originally Posted by sgb Nice to see Emirates with 100+ A380's are ordering another 20. Dont’t be so sure sgb.Emirates are poised to pull the pin due to issues with Trent 900 rolls Royce engines not meeting their expectations.Possibly ordering more 777x at the expense of current 787 order..."
"I’m in that same position - when you reach gold your QC membership is suspended and reactivated when / if you fail to requalify. My QC has been suspended for 8 years now, and I’ve checked and it’s still on file."
"Originally Posted by Dredgy a) Thanks for helping in a worthwhile cause. It's great to see Australian's helping out in the world.b) I hope your organisation reimbursed the nurse while sorting out with Qatar. She definitely shouldn't have to cover the cost!c) Qatar should absolutely have waived t..."
"Thanks moa999, unfortunately timelines weren’t great.However the other Qatar staff said the team leader had the authority to waive the cost and they were very disappointed in how it was dealt with.We have emailed Qatar on behalf of the nurse with no success at this point.Let’s see w..."
"As many will be aware, Greece had terrible bushfires with many people victims of terrible burns. The Australian medical community rallied and sent Burns doctors and nurses to provide medical treatment, when they arrived the local hospitals didn’t have the required equipment. At short notic..."
"I’ve just flipped back to virgin due to job change after a few years with Qantas, the one thing I’ve noticed is a lot more empty seats than Qantas, and the inflight product hasn’t improved and isn’t full service.Virgin in my opinion made great strides but has lost its ..."
"I hope they do bring the 747 back domestically for a bit. It’s such an iconic plane that was the cornerstone of international travel for so many Australians. A few laps domestically so as many people possible can say I traveled on a Qantas 747 would be great."
"I flew Orlando to Dallas with a 2 hour time and was fine but I had a through ticket. I think that will be an adequate amount of time. The lounge isn't great so I wouldn't be seeking more time there!"
"I think if airlines want to set some standards for their lounges they have every right and should do so. Lounges are a perk not a right, so if they say no thongs go with it or sit at McDonald's in the food court."
"Originally Posted by plrm This was a massive shame, we were booked on this today, myself, wife and 2 daughters and we were really looking forward to flying the Dreamliner. We have been rebooked tomorrow but on the A380 Sorry to hear that. I'm booked on this flight tomorrow, look like both Dr..."
"Originally Posted by aklrunway I actually can't get over the armchair CEOs sitting here coming up with solutions. Let's put it this way, if it were all that easy, they would have done it. I mean chartering an airline right then and there, bringing aircraft stairs down from Dubai, crew carrying c..."
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