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All sounds very good and somewhat promising for domestic and short-haul regional. But the elephant in the room and the question I would ask is: where is the money coming from to do what would inevitably be a highly expensive refit across the fleet? Further, how much 'additional' revenue does VA b...
Jul 07, 2017, 11.41 AM / Virgin Australia to launch all-new domestic business class
LOL - my 'rhetorical' switch must be 'off' this morning Pete. Agree 100% about your ACCC comment - nobody likes paying for something that isn't delivered.
Jul 06, 2017, 10.10 AM / Qantas will now charge you for all 'extra legroom' economy seats
12 yr old Chivas Regal in J. Really .. ???
Jul 06, 2017, 09.37 AM / Thai Airways Boeing 747 Royal Silk business class (Sydney-Bangkok)
@ peteshep:: "What happens if you upgrade to business after paying for it?"If QF adopts the same strategy applied to international, bad luck - you (not Qantas) eat the fee and no refund for the seat is applicable. This is contained in the T&C's. The fee simply goes into QF's revenue box.
Jul 06, 2017, 09.22 AM / Qantas will now charge you for all 'extra legroom' economy seats
EXCELLENT news!In light of my previous comments on this subject, many thanks to ausbt for keeping us up to date with a timely and useful article. Well done, David.
Jul 04, 2017, 11.32 AM / Qantas ramps up inflight Internet ahead of September launch
Thank you to all who have replied so far. To others, please feel free to comment on the original (or subsequent) post(s).In order not to influence or skew the discussion, I have deliberately decided to not comment (either positively or negatively) on the responses at this point in time. I wi...
Jul 09, 2017, 11.53 AM / Qantas Red Portal Panel
Originally Posted by aggie57 :BTW, Australians living in the US can use Global Entry. You just need to register and go to an interview, like Americans do. Last edited by aggie57 at Jul 09, 2017, 02.42 AM.Are you sure about that, Aggie57? From the current 'Eligibility' criteria from the CBP pa...
Jul 09, 2017, 11.44 AM / Options for flights to Dallas, other than Qantas
Some 12 months ago, Qantas launched it's Red Portal Panel. After joining members are sent questionnaires and have the possibility of earning QFF points for their input.For those who are members, what has your experience with this site been? Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory?Performance?Suitability of...
Jul 07, 2017, 01.24 PM / Qantas Red Portal Panel
Originally Posted by Packetman21 : 1. Why does Qantas always get the hammer?! 2. All the other airlines apart from JAL have put in 3-3-3 in their 787s, and before you say, "Qantas is doing entra long haul flights", well so is United, Etihad and I guarantee that SQ with the 787-10 will be doing 3...
Jun 28, 2017, 11.31 AM / Why Qantas didn't fit 2-4-2 economy seating to the Boeing 787-9
Originally Posted by victort : Of all the airlines to feature in the Top 20, Hainan airlines really surprised me at #9. I guess that Skytrax's 5 Star rating inclusion of Hainan should give you a clue or two, VictorT. This is a vaunted rating of 'select' members worldwide and is small, by de...
Jun 28, 2017, 11.02 AM / Qantas slip in Skytrax rankings