Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 07 Jul 2013
Total posts 8
Have Qantas stopped handing out hot towels on domestic business flights? Cost cutting measure or just a summer thing??
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,060
I kinda feel sorry for Qantas.
It seems like they're on a credit watch and every little thing that they do (or don't do in this case) is being audited and assessed as if it's a sign of some impending doom. LOL
Have people lost faith in Qantas?
Member since 20 Mar 2012
Total posts 191
I agree, it certainly seems so. The media definitely makes it look like they're on a steep downward path and that can't help.
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 762
My favourite is when the media runs a story about Qantas offshore maintenance... although we never here a story a VA's maintenance?
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 236
or VAs 'ownership'/overseas 'interests'.....but heaven forbid if QF doesnt supply towels!! ...and VA are still a LCC with a spattering/selective 'full service' aspect... look at the big picture
Qantas - QFF Platinum
Total posts 122
I agree, there doesn't seem to be much positive qantas news in the press - they tend to always focus on the 'bashing' side.
They were the top airline for Australian domestic on time arrivals and departures for every month of 2013. Apart from Plane Talking (& QF's twitter stream) I didn't see any news coverage about it.
I did see Fairfax running a story today on Moree's love for QANTAS.
Member since 10 Apr 2012
Total posts 178
I personally think cold towels are better than hot towel.. i love airlines that chill their towels, and give them to you nicely chilled.
Member since 17 Aug 2012
Total posts 1,293
Heaven forbid if we ask for both!
'PETER'...which flight where you not offered towels?
Sydney to Adelaide and Sydney to Melbourne - both return flights in the last fortnight. This was not a Qantas bashing question - it just dawned on me the other afternoon that they seemed to have stopped.
Member since 07 Apr 2013
Total posts 134
How interesting, I didn't even notice until this post! In business early January to Brisbane I had them, just did business to Adelaide and Melbourne and you are correct, no hot towels! Not that it matters if I didn't notice!
In Business class or Economy? I can't recall being offered towels in economy before...
Member since 07 May 2012
Total posts 302
It has been inconsistent. Some MEL PER flights in Nov and Dec did have them. Also the pre-flight drink was eliminated on the PER MEL service as well.
Member since 13 Jul 2013
Total posts 14
It's really hit and miss. I flew PER-SYD about a dozen times in December in Business and it was really inconsistent. Also the cabin manager introduction for Platinum QFF is hit and miss also
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