Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 06 Dec 2012
Total posts 155
Is it poor customer service to not make any announcements about delayed flights? In the Canberra VA lounge. The previous Canberra to Sydney flight was delayed (some sort of air traffic congestion around Sydney) the flight was coming from Sydney and returning. As I believe my flight (the next schedule one) was also. I figured there might be a small delay, but then got a Trip case me sagged saying my flight would be departing 20minutes later. Then received another 5 minutes later to say the flight will depart 30 minutes later. Flight was due to board at 6pm for 630pm departure. It is now 642pm an there has not been a single announcement. P**s poor?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 767
Are you sure there hasn't been an announcement at the gate? I'd go down to the gate and find out if a plane is at the gate. The staff are often busy during a delay and an announcement is the last thing on their mind (yes from a customer point of view it should be first but that can't always happen).
Member since 29 Nov 2013
Total posts 438
I think you need to cut them some slack. I don't fly VA but on a number of occasions I've had the Qantas app notify me of delays or issues well ahead of the lounge or other ground staff even knowing there was an issue.
Member since 11 Oct 2014
Total posts 374
Data flows in mysterious ways around large organisations...
.... and sometimes data does not 'flow' at all.
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