Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 10 May 2012
Total posts 106
Circumstances beyond my control mean I'm flying with Qantas, Perth to Auckland on Christmas Day (evening red eye flight) with two children (in J). Does anyone with experience of flying QF on Christmas day know if they do anything different wrt to service?
Member since 28 Sep 2012
Total posts 12
The crew tend to wear Xmas hats
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 06 May 2015
Total posts 44
Often a bag of sweets gets offered.
Member since 12 Apr 2013
Total posts 872
Do not be that negative! As least you flying with family and presumably going holiday. Now think about crew.
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,060
I don't think he/she was being negative. It's a fair question to ask. The crew are not in bonded servitude. They've entered into employment willingly and with full knowledge of the implications of working over traditional holidays. They presumably have assessed the remunerations and benefits earned outweigh any loss of traditionally defined social/family time.
To suggest that one is negative when querying about flying over these traditional holiday period and comparing one's circumstances against that of the crew is to deny the existence of a flexible, universally beneficial globalised economy.
Not sure why it's a negative question?? I've just never flown on Christmas day with Qantas before, so want to know my 'facts' before I "build it up" for my girls. So was wondering if they do anything nicer than normal? That's it. No agenda. If its just a 'normal' flight, I won't get my girls overly excited.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
2 kids in J - you'll be popular!
Member since 27 Jun 2011
Total posts 41
I've flown on christmas day a couple times, nothing noticable actually. Just a normal business day in the airline world I assume apart from "...Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year!.." at the end of the arrival P/A :)
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Circumstances beyond my control mean I'm flying with Qantas, Perth to Auckland on Christmas Day (evening red eye flight) with two children (in J).
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