Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Aug 2012
Total posts 88
Another QF cutback? I recently went on QF flt ADL-DWN on a 767 in J. Nice to have a comfy seat for the 4hr flt instead of the usual 737.
However they now provide ipads of entertainment and provide the cheap AA type headphones/buds with a single plug. However, buds dont suit my ears and keep falling out. I have since checked with quite a few people who share this problem. They no longer provide the older headphones and in any case they dont work on the ipads [i tried]. Apart from having to take my own headphones everywhere i travel, has anyone got any ideas? will these be the new standard? doesnt J deserve better even on domestic [Y as well of course] thoughts please.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 24 Aug 2011
Total posts 384
Cheaper and disposable. If it's any consolation VA provide the same crap in J as well. BYO is the answer.
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
The plastic units have the special two plugs, so won't fit.
To be honest, haven't used them in years.
Agree on BYO
Member since 20 Mar 2012
Total posts 85
Dave, do yourself a favour and pick yourself up a pair of decent in ear headphones, that won't fall out. Any airport store will have a half-reasonable pair starting from $20.
Given that you have spent the time writing about it here, it will be the best $20 (or more) you have spent!
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