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I've flown all 3 on MEL-HKG too and while all 3 are excellent, I thought VA was the best.
May 22, 2018, 06.08 PM / Sydney-Hong Kong business class: Cathay Pacific vs Qantas vs Virgin
What were the total fees and surcharges for the example itinerary above?
May 17, 2018, 07.49 PM / How to plan and book a round-the-world trip using Qantas Points
The benefit Airbus and Being have is that they only need to sell aircraft, not actually fill them up with paying passengers. That's why they design these lavish seat concepts that nobody ever actually buys.
May 16, 2018, 12.43 AM / This Airbus Day & Night first class suite concept offers a 'real' bed
I agree that PER-CPT would have been nice to see instead. CPT is an extremely popular destination for Australians and there are no direct flights from Australia to CPT vs up to 3 daily flights to JNB in future (QF x 2 and SAA x 1). Surely CPT direct is an untapped, underserved market?
Apr 11, 2018, 07.55 PM / Qantas set to launch Perth-Johannesburg flights
I will NEVER understand why Malaysia Airlines decided to be the only airline in the world to install F on an A350.
Apr 06, 2018, 08.44 AM / Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350 first class: MH1, London to Kuala Lumpur
May 03, 2018, 05.55 PM / What are the most likely new direct destinations in the Americas from the east coast of Australia?
Hi Richrrd - I've booked VS Upper Class using Velocity points 3 separate times in the past year so understand the process. Agree its difficult and frustrating!The answer seems to simply be that some agents know how to look for it and others don't. The way to tell if the agent knows what they are ...
Apr 30, 2018, 08.51 PM / VS availability via VA
Airlines request passengers check-in 3 hours before their flight because it is more convenient for them to have everyone checked in earlier for the flight, rather than later. If check-in closed 45 minutes before departure and everyone arrived 60 minutes before they would not have everyone checked...
Apr 27, 2018, 06.51 PM / We need to check in early just because we have to queue up?
3, 4 or 5A are ideal. VS was okay - not great not terrible. You'll either love or hate their 'cheeky style'
Apr 13, 2018, 04.34 AM / Virgin Atlantic 787-9 Business Class
No one is going to have that information.
Apr 08, 2018, 09.36 PM / Qantas 9 and 10 loads?