• To serve good food, well prepared, healthy and tasty, costs little more than mundane crap food. It's all down to motivation and proper sourcing. So unless Bain is reverting to warm gin and peanuts, they need to do the job properly, both onboard and in the lounges.

  • Just what we need, bloody cheap shit Jetstar service and quality )-:

  • Do read up on Bain Capital - not that recent but still relevant. https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/greed-and-debt-the-true-story-of-mitt-romney-and-bain-capital-183291/They amongst other destroyed Toys R Us and are notorious for stripping out capital,, saddling companies with ...

  • Great news, IMHO the most comfortable plane in the skies in all classes

  • Good news, I was shocked how narrow, cramped and poor the herringbone seats are on the Boeing 787 I flew recently from SFO to LHR and back. Ditto same seats on Air New Zealand 787s. In fact, all the 787s have been poor apart from EVA Air. Totally avoid 777 (noisy) and 787 (cramped) now. Find the ...

  • FYI I found the Etihad Apartment bed far too hard to sleep comfortably but the pace is nice, the old SQ suites bed is much better IMHO, managed to miss new SQ on recent trips )-: SQ serve better drinks too. The SQ Private room though is terminally boring! I go to Be Relax for an hours massage and...

  • Here's a few notes I made on my recent flights MEL-DOHA. Conclusion is that Qatar is a world-class airline.Airport: A380Qantas 1st Lounge, good as usual but rather impersonal. 'Rockpool' staff always look boredSmooth boarding. Charming reception from hostess. Krug Grand Cuvee poured (-:Seat: Full...

  • That would be pretty dumb. The lounge adds a positive to the Q equation. They need as much positive as they can get! The restaurant waiters could do with better attitude though, a bit brusque.

  • I had to argue at LHR to get my full luggage allowance. After a bit they agreed that Platinum was equivalent to PPS and did not charge me. Was rather worried as excess would have been a huge bill )-: