• The majority of Australians find it acceptable as these measures are working to keep COVID-19 under control in Australia.  You use Germany as an example of a more reasonable approach.  Germany is currently racking up more than 6000 cases per day (and numbers are increasing exponentially...

  • The caps reflect the current capacity of Quarantine facilities, Paul.  You can't lift one without the other, unless you are willing to reduce your Quarantine period.

  • I guess those folks you refer to are also planning to never holiday again in WA, Tasmania, NZ and the Pacific Islands given that these jurisdictions also do not allow unrestricted inbound travel from NSW at this time.  That just leaves them with a choice of NT, Sth Australia and Canberra as ...

  • I guess that those folks are also planning to never holiday again in WA, Tasmania, NZ and the Pacific Islands given that these jurisdictions also do not allow unrestricted inbound travel from NSW at this time.  That just leaves them with a choice of NT, Sth Australia and Canberra as their fu...

  • I've always enjoyed flying Etihad but found it's hub airport in Abu Dhabi a bit behind the times compared to Dubai and Singapore. Hopefully the new Midfield Terminal rectifies that when it eventually opens.  No doubts that Qatar airways will certainly see this as another opportunity to expa...

  • So sorry to hear of your sister's situation. Here's some initial advice. Hopefully others in the ET community can assist as well.ENTRY TO THE USA Assuming you have a valid passport with 6 months+ till expiry, you should be free to enter the USA as long as you do not intend to work in that count...

  • Spotted one of the Virgin A330's at Toowoomba Wellcamp airport last weekend, along with a 777 and a couple of their 737s.

  • Entry to Queensland is currently only restricted for those who have been in Victoria, NSW and ACT within the last 14 days (with some exemptions that are listed on the below Qld Health web site). Assuming the traveller has lodged and received approval for a Queensland Border Declaration Pass, warn...

  • Thanks MrT. I forgot to mention that the aircraft in question was a 717, but I agree that row 9 on the 737 is one to be avoided. I followed the tip above to log out of my frequent flyer account before attempting the seat reservation - and found that worked. I was able to grab a seat beside othe...

  • A question regarding the seat selection process on Qantas Domestic.I am in the process of booking some upcoming travel (BNE to Cairns) with Qantas. I will be travelling with two work colleagues (same flight, different bookings). My colleagues are QFF Bronze and travelling on the cheapest Red-E De...