• just reading todays article about value of velocity points. We use both Qantas & Velocity points on domestic flights within USA & USA to Canada & all seem to include a checked bag.Not looking at it from a bean counters point of view, we often fly nonstop to smaller airports for same p...

  • how do you know $99 is uneconomic & also did all passengers pay the same ?

  • if you are a small business person who pays for their own flights & you regularly need to fly SYD/MEL or MEL/SYD you'd definitely look at Rex. I do. In the last 20 years, I've needed to change a domestic Australian flight exactly once(that equates to 1 in about 800 flights), so no sense buyi...

  • my gut tells me that there are so very dirty & illegal tactics going on & that eventually Rex will gain market share as long as they stay cheaper than qantas. Most of the corporate market flies Mon-Fri 6am to 8am & 4pm to 7pm.Think they should concentrate on getting more peak hour fli...

  • & perhaps a low cost long haul airline, could pick up as many 773s as they wanted, for a song, get crews much cheaper than they used to be & fly routes with very little competition.Lot at for example, BNE, SYD, MEL to YVR(Vancouver). Apart from Air Canada flying nonstop, there were recent...

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  • Originally Posted by Phil Young I don't like the fact that we cannot travel overseas at present without serious compassionate grounds or to NZ, but I fully support the Government's decision, and the decision to close the loophole for anyone thinking of using NZ as a means to leave. Thanks to thes...

  • Qantas Price Gouging

    Jan 23, 2021, 11:46 AM

    Originally Posted by aklrunway No one on this post seems to know how supply and demand works. I would have thought it was widely known that the cheapest seats sell out first, leaving the more expensive seats often the only option. QF wouldn't have made any adjustment to their pricing, in fact you...

  • Originally Posted by Flyman Due to all the uncertainty around inconsistencies of boarders closing at short notice, creating mayhem in cancellations and reset of flights, will Rex start Sydney-Melbourne as planned on 1st March? that's over 5 weeks away !!!A lot can happen in a day in politics.

  • Virgin Departing Canberra

    Nov 22, 2020, 12:44 PM

    cheaper (as in have to sell less seats to make viable) & faster turnaround for an 80 seater jet than a B737 + most people prefer a jet over a turboprop.

  • Virgin Departing Canberra

    Nov 20, 2020, 03:29 PM

    tommygunno reason why 1 BNE crew, same aircraft couldn't doBNE/CBR/SYD/CBR/BNE& 2nd crew/aircraft do same at later time & so on.Similarly BNE/CBR/MEL/CBR/BNE&BNE/CBR/ADL/CBR/BNE

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