Member since 08 Aug 2017
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Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 767
In regards to the last point, I think the idea is to arrive in LA tired and ready to go to sleep. So the plan would be not to sleep much on the flight...
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Member since 04 Jun 2015
Total posts 73
I dont think duval leRoy is rubbish but it does appear much more than the others, or so is my luck.
Grin. That was my plan but I failed. Without medicating I fell asleep in the new seat and slept much longer than I do in the old Marc Newson Sky Beds in the A380s. Now paying the price.
As per A350 ... thanks. That’s really interesting. Kinda strange that’s acceptable to airlines. Consumers don’t wear that from car manufacturers these days....
Member since 28 Jul 2011
Total posts 51
Agreed - I flex a CX a350 recently and it felt like everything was falling apart. I pulled the arm rest out a few times trying to get it up and down. Plus the wood panelling was peeling badly too.
Member since 05 Mar 2018
Total posts 19
I agree, I flew the dreamliner in November in PE and business. Where the PE tray table folds into the seat was already damaged. The air vents were really irregularly noisy, not sure why. In business my foot cushion came unstuck from under the seat in front of me and started moving around. Nonetheless good experience.
Member since 08 Jun 2016
Total posts 24
what a generally upbeat post BatteryBen - thank you! Proof that one can comment about issues without dissing the entire airline and sounding like the sky is falling down. And I agree with you re the champagne choice. QF can and should do better in J than Duval LeRoy - but as you said, a first world problem. When the champagne is sub-par I switch to gin...
Given comments about poor finishings on new planes from yourself and others, makes me wonder if, like everything else, 'we just don't build things like we used to' and they aren't meant to last! (am being facetious of course...or am I?)
Member since 25 Jun 2012
Total posts 100
I flew on a LATAM A350 JFK-GRU a couple of months ago and the toilet door was already having issues closing... Not sure what is going on!?!
Member since 03 May 2013
Total posts 127
Can't ever recall any such fit out teething issues with A380?
Member since 23 Aug 2011
Total posts 42
Haven't come across any issues with the aircraft though have only travelled on it once, Mel/Lax. Good flight, food and wine great but, champagne good old Duval Leroy, still something better than Jacquart that I encountered on one flight last year.
Member since 04 Apr 2014
Total posts 134
Well, if you’ve used the 1st class bathroom on the Emirates 380 (the one with the shower) you may notice the doors dont always close properly. Seen that more than once.
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
Has anyone contacted Qantas re the problems with ZNB?
Good question. No I didn’t. I frequently get the “How was Qantas” emails but didn’t get on for this sector. Next time I do, I shall add this in relation to the question to feedback on any other recent flight. Thanks for the suggestion.
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