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Qantas. Take note.
Feb 23, 2017, 08.27 PM / Emirates redesigns its iconic Airbus A380 inflight bar
Suspect thats the biggest issue - as the LCCs generally run on skinny GDSs and the like.That said as more and more leisure routes go to LCCs I would like to see it.
Feb 15, 2017, 09.46 PM / Oneworld alliance open to low-cost carriers
Was some technical info in an ITNews article last week which claimed the trial aircraft would be capped to 20Mbps per aircraft -- which might make streaming tough.Also of note that this was initially announced by Qantas on Feb 23 2016, so almost a full year
Feb 15, 2017, 06.03 PM / Inflight streaming: Qantas hooks up with Netflix, Spotify, Foxtel
Middle seats are all aisle. Although agree about the storage part, apart from the window seats in A380 or 747 upper deck
Feb 04, 2017, 05.13 PM / Qantas CEO confirms Airbus A380 seat upgrade
The 330s took roughly a month only for seats only, and two months combined with a major check.Would expect similar or a bit longer for the 380s so I'd say it's an 18-mth program, with probably a break over the Xmas/Jan period to have all aircraft available
Feb 03, 2017, 09.55 AM / Qantas CEO confirms Airbus A380 seat upgrade
These planes were only getting a refresh - not refurb.Refresh meant new seat covers and not much elseThey will likely be the first to go when the 789s arrive in under 12 months
Jan 28, 2017, 09.56 AM / Qantas refresh for old Boeing 747s
Unlikely I suspect. QF will take more 787s eventually and also order 777X/350 in the next couple of years I suspect.Having just been refurbed (well 16of1 the 330s will be around for a while yet.QF generally get brand new aircraft and look after them well (apart from the F100s and 717s). Ex...
Sep 25, 2016, 02.16 PM / Possibility of Qantas Leasing More Widebody Aircraft
CX lounge in BKK would be the preference, over EK with CIP well behind.Not sure of your QF status but don't think QF J gets you EK lounge access in SYD or BKK under COS Class of Service only. If QF Gold/Plat then no issues.
Sep 25, 2016, 02.15 PM / Qantas business class lounge access in Sydney, Bangkok
Serg, There are a number of FFs who have made Platinum solely on Discount Economy fares -- they are just very frequent flyers. While some are lucky enought to have business fund / personally fund Business/ First, others do it the long way
Sep 15, 2016, 03.51 PM / Noise-cancelling headphones in business class
Query if its Qatar PC members, or Qatar being overwhelmed by the number of oneworld Emerald/ Sapphire members not flying in J/F. I do agree that it does appear that Qatar didn't get the shower numbers correct in either of the Business lounges.
Sep 12, 2016, 01.18 PM / Qatar Privilege Club - a victim of its own success?