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@aniljak:"What about reviving the old QF9 route Melbourne - Bombay - London of the late 80s?"If use BOM instead of SIN or DXB as stopover, it will help QF to immediately GET RID of all opportunities to connect LHR traffic to/fm other AU mkts except MEL itself. Brilliant network move to REDUCE ge...
Mar 16, 2018, 08.00 PM / The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to Singapore
@crwilkins:"Have to laugh at the comment in the article about business travelers and a “2 day stopover to break their journey”.....if only this luxury was true, who has time for that today."So true & realistic these days. If a biz traveler is making a 2days stopover @ wherever,...
Mar 16, 2018, 06.26 PM / The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to Singapore
@habui:"..isn't "passenger needs" the key for travellers?"It is and it should be. But it is equally true that yield or profitability is the key for commercial airlines(@ least for those not owned/protected by gov't) to survive and hopefully, thrive."Why should we as passengers care about where t...
Mar 16, 2018, 06.03 PM / The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to Singapore
@habui:"There's also CX and JAL for 1-stop routes to a range of European destinations...."A very limited "range of European destinations" this pair can reach relative to EK. Yr-round(i.e. not seasonal) European network size in 2018:JL=5 airportsCX=13 airportsEK=38 airportsEK's network is 2.5x la...
Mar 16, 2018, 05.50 PM / The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to Singapore
@jrfsp:"DXB could never offer the "almost home" feeling of SIN, and the familiarity of the transit."In these 2 regards alone, I would imagine PER would logically & easily be superior to both DXB and SIN....
Mar 16, 2018, 05.29 PM / The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to Singapore
Agree and aligned with my personal experience with many carriers re the meal service sequence across J pax. If the pre-ordering of J class meal function is available online and I hv selected it before checkin, 99% time I was served ahead of other J pax who hv not done pre-ordering on the ground.
Mar 23, 2016, 02.03 PM / Flying QF in J recently from SYD to CGK, couldn't help but notice that when it came to serving me...
I didn't know personal attack is acceptable in comments on this website while simply wandering off-topic is not. Interesting policy.
Mar 23, 2016, 01.54 PM / Are pax from other classes allowed in F?
U "fail to see much drama" probably because U also failed to detect /notice(Nor care) how fellow pax near U in the same F cabin felt about the rendevous in your suite....just my wild guess.
Mar 23, 2016, 01.52 PM / Are pax from other classes allowed in F?
I guess BYO cake is too much hassle for someone who can afford /eligible for whole family to fly J class.....
Mar 19, 2016, 12.10 AM / I'm travelling with my family on Qantas Business from SFO-SYD.
Airlines typically block popular/preferred seat rows or sections within a cabin class due to: 1. For Elite /Highest ranking FFP members. 2. For pax traveling under hi-priority corp/gov't accounts or contracts. 3. For pax paying the highest fare classes/codes available for sal...
Mar 17, 2016, 05.19 PM / Flying EK 777 Business 9A&B, Travel Agent says all first Business row 6 is blocked by EK, why wou...