• One of the main reasons for the creation of the A380 in the first place was the shortage of landing slots at airports like Heathrow. Unfortunately it's a gas guzzler in terms of fuel used per seat compared to modern lighter twin engined aircraft like the A350 or 787.   However, I sincer...

  • Agreed, you would wonder how many PE seats they could fit comfortably into the same space as " The Residence," which I would suspect they would have struggled to sell on a lot of their flights. Anyone know what the actual utilization factor was for it ?

  • A lot of passengers are already paying more, in many cases well over 16% more, simply because they can no longer stomach flying in the cramped conditions that have become the norm for those in " coach."  Premium Economy, where it is offered, is now the most profitable section of the plane fo...

  • The FAA has been dragged kicking and screaming to finally get involved in this, they were told, bluntly, to investigate this issue and rule on it three years ago.  Unfortunately, too many close connections between the regulator and the industry meant nothing happened.   Given airli...

  • Definitely a solution for a first world problem that doesn't really exist except in the minds of possibly 0.00001% of the population.    

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  • Wide body Aircraft BNE-PER

    Oct 01, 2021, 12:36 PM

    Originally Posted by tommygun Fly into PER from JNB, non-stop. Those were the days my friend, we thought they'd never end... (apologies to ABBA).Anyway, I'm afraid single-aisle is the future for PER with developments of the a321 and B737MAX. The question is, will QF and VA improve Business on the...

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