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...followed by a "No? Shall I get you a warm blanket / cold refreshment?" They're hardly going to adjust the plane's climate based on your response.
Aug 04, 2018, 05.15 PM / Sweating or shivering on the plane? Now there's an app for that
Back of a cocktail napkin maths: Westgate tunnel project = 5km @ $7b (avg cost per km $1.4b) Melbourne metro project = 18km @ $11b (avg cost per km $611m) Avg cost for a 26km airport tunnel project in 2030 @ say $1b per km = $26b Add several billion for new train fleet construction, cost ...
Jul 24, 2018, 03.51 PM / Melbourne Airport Rail Link: here’s what you need to know
A direct tunnel option from city to airport would cost thirty to forty billion dollars, take twenty years to construct, and offer very few meaningful advantages over a surface rail corridor.
Jul 24, 2018, 02.43 PM / Melbourne Airport Rail Link: here’s what you need to know
Hi guys, let me explain.The "Sunshine" route (also known as the Albion East rail alignment) has looooooong been the favoured route for an airport link by both sides of the political spectrum.There are a number of very convincing factors:This route would follow an existing freight rail line, meani...
Jul 24, 2018, 02.29 PM / Melbourne Airport Rail Link: here’s what you need to know
The pricing on those machines is nothing short of absurd.
Jul 16, 2018, 11.02 AM / Apple's mid-year MacBook Pro 2018 update makes now the time to buy
Hi there,This question is raised frequently; please see the following link:https://www.ausbt.com.au/community/view/42/6990/early-bag-check-at-laxRelevant excerpt:TSA restrictions mean luggage can only be checked-in 4 hours before you travel. Additionally, the check-in counters at TBIT are close...
Jul 04, 2018, 02.10 PM / Contact Qantas Check in counter at LAX
International does not adopt similar guidelines; they have a far more relaxed approach to guest attire. I suspect this is largely to conform with oneworld partner policies. The international lounges have a greater volume of partner elites that wouldn't know the dress codes / have different cultur...
Jun 12, 2018, 12.33 PM / Qantas lounge dress code at international lounges?
The decision to engage tugs is a matter of airport safety and liability, not fuel economics. You'll see tugs more often at busy, dense airports that don't have the luxury of space.For planes to maneuver on the ground they must engage thrust in their engines, which in turn causes turbulent air (je...
Jun 05, 2018, 11.25 AM / Aircraft Tugs
Qantas MEL int'l business lounge is your best bet for catering, but is otherwise a VERY grim affair. If you find it to be too busy, definitely head to AMEX for some peace and quiet.
Jun 04, 2018, 10.35 AM / Lounge Access - Melbourne
Originally Posted by JA With the new QF flight to Melbourne starting later this year, has there been any update about the lounge situation for Qantas Business passengers travelling from San Francisco, or is everyone still directed to the Air France lounge? Qantas Business pax are also entitled t...
Jun 04, 2018, 09.51 AM / Lounge Situation at SFO with QF