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Meanwhile, in Australia, it takes 3 hours on a train just to get from Sydney to Newcastle. Similar to the time it takes packets on the NBN to travel the same distance, I suspect.
Jan 11, 2018, 09.33 AM / High-speed rail now rivals air travel on key Asian, European routes
Agreed. Best hope that your local city is deemed long-haul and retains the 777/A380.
Jan 11, 2018, 09.30 AM / Airbus, Boeing prep new 'stretch jets' for Qatar, Singapore Airlines
If the average bartender is pouring 30 drinks per hour for a 6 hour shift, that $180/day or around $40k per year on top of base salary assuming a fairly standard number of days worked per year. There's a reason many people in the US don't want the "tipping culture" to change.
Jan 10, 2018, 08.35 AM / Should you tip the staff in US airport lounges?
There's a reason MAS are nicknamed "Mana Ada System" - Malay for "where's the system?"
Dec 14, 2017, 10.30 AM / Malaysia Airlines is bringing its Airbus A380s back to London
Look, I love SIA, but I've got to say that based on these photos, this design looks like it wasn't very well thought-out.Adding to the comments above about the narrow foot well and window blind being blocked by the seat shell - what about the position of the seatbelt? From the picture, it looks a...
Dec 14, 2017, 09.54 AM / First pics: 2017 Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class
At the risk of resurrecting an old thread - I have the same issue on iPad - article reads fine but comments are displaced to the right off the screen and cant be read.
Dec 11, 2017, 07.59 AM / iPad issues
I think British Airways runs PE from Brisbane to London (via HK) as well. As GregXL mentioned you can go Cathay, with the option to go Virgin Atlantic from HK if you prefer
Nov 06, 2017, 11.58 AM / Singapore Airlines premium economy, Brisbane to London
Qantas going down the Airbus route would mean they could pick up "regular" 350-900s or even 350-1000s as 747 replacements rather than waiting for the 777-x. The Dreamlines only carry 236 people and that might be a little too thin for some routes.
Aug 21, 2017, 12.40 PM / Qantas to convert remaining A380 orders to A350-900ULR
When you think about the Qantas experience with "ordering ahead" for the A380 and the 787, I can see why they'd go for a proven model (350ULR) third time around, rather than gamble on what the 777-X may or may not do, and any potential delivery delays.
Aug 21, 2017, 12.32 PM / Qantas to convert remaining A380 orders to A350-900ULR
Originally Posted by RealKid : I think you're missing the obvious. "Like a Virgin." On Repeat. The whole flight. Love it!.However if people wanted just a little more variety, they could always intersperse it with "Higher with You" by The Screaming Jets
Jun 02, 2017, 12.29 PM / Virgin Australia boarding music