The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to SingaporeMar 16, 2018, 08:00 PM
@aniljak:"What about reviving the old QF9 route Melbourne - Bombay - London of the late 80s?"If use BOM instead of SIN or DXB as stopover, it will help QF to immediately GET RID of all opportunities to connect LHR traffic to/fm other AU mkts except MEL itself. Brilliant network move to REDUCE ge...
The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to SingaporeMar 16, 2018, 06:26 PM
@crwilkins:"Have to laugh at the comment in the article about business travelers and a “2 day stopover to break their journey”.....if only this luxury was true, who has time for that today."So true & realistic these days. If a biz traveler is making a 2days stopover @ wherever,...
The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to SingaporeMar 16, 2018, 06:03 PM
@habui:"..isn't "passenger needs" the key for travellers?"It is and it should be. But it is equally true that yield or profitability is the key for commercial airlines(@ least for those not owned/protected by gov't) to survive and hopefully, thrive."Why should we as passengers care about where t...
The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to SingaporeMar 16, 2018, 05:50 PM
@habui:"There's also CX and JAL for 1-stop routes to a range of European destinations...."A very limited "range of European destinations" this pair can reach relative to EK. Yr-round(i.e. not seasonal) European network size in 2018:JL=5 airportsCX=13 airportsEK=38 airportsEK's network is 2.5x la...
The big switch: Qantas changes London stopover from Dubai to SingaporeMar 16, 2018, 05:29 PM
@jrfsp:"DXB could never offer the "almost home" feeling of SIN, and the familiarity of the transit."In these 2 regards alone, I would imagine PER would logically & easily be superior to both DXB and SIN....
Flying QF in J recently from SYD to CGK, couldn't help but notice that when i...Mar 23, 2016, 02:03 PM
Agree and aligned with my personal experience with many carriers re the meal service sequence across J pax.If the pre-ordering of J class meal function is available online and I hv selected it before checkin, 99% time I was served ahead of other J pax who hv not done pre-ordering on the ground.
Are pax from other classes allowed in F?Mar 23, 2016, 01:54 PM
I didn't know personal attack is acceptable in comments on this website while simply wandering off-topic is not.Interesting policy.
Are pax from other classes allowed in F?Mar 23, 2016, 01:52 PM
U "fail to see much drama" probably because U also failed to detect /notice(Nor care) how fellow pax near U in the same F cabin felt about the rendevous in your suite....just my wild guess.
I'm travelling with my family on Qantas Business from SFO-SYD.Mar 19, 2016, 12:10 AM
I guess BYO cake is too much hassle for someone who can afford /eligible for whole family to fly J class.....
Flying EK 777 Business 9A&B, Travel Agent says all first Business row 6 is bl...Mar 17, 2016, 05:19 PM
Airlines typically block popular/preferred seat rows or sections within a cabin class due to:1. For Elite /Highest ranking FFP members.2. For pax traveling under hi-priority corp/gov't accounts or contracts.3. For pax paying the highest fare classes/codes available for sale in t...