Qantas cuts points, status; hikes upgrades on some domestic faresOct 20, 2020, 11:03 AM
I wonder if there is a silver lining here that there will be a major overhaul of their fare brands and pricing. Bringing an extra fare bucket into Red-e-deal might suggest they are looking to have more discounted fares to compete with VA or REX?
Virgin Australia launches "Operation Rightsize"Aug 28, 2019, 01:31 PM
Are they though? The May Bitre data shows load factors in the 60's, well down on both QF and Cathay and yields have plummeted since all the additional capacity. I flew J last year back from Hk on VA and the cabin was less then half full. With fuel prices where they are I would be surprised if it ...
Virgin Australia adds 'carrier charge' fee to Velocity reward bookingsOct 17, 2018, 02:40 PM
Hopefully this means some more redemption inventory opens up, particularly on LA. I was on a flight to Hong Kong 2 weeks ago and there were only 7 other people in J on the outbound with no redemption seats
Singapore Airlines said to be eyeing larger stake in Virgin AustraliaAug 31, 2018, 01:56 PM
ABS shows May to have <50% in both directions for VA to HK and picked up marginally in Junehttps://bitre.gov.au/publications/ongoing/files/International_airline_activity_1805.pdf
United Airlines Boeing 737 Max lie-flat first class Polaris seatsAug 23, 2018, 08:18 AM
Fly Dubai's config would be perfect for VA's Transcon + Short Haul International fleet, plus a few rows of Economy X and they would have a pretty good interchangeable fleet for flights up to ~6 hours.
Will Jetstar use their business class cabin on up coming Boeing 787s domestic...May 11, 2021, 02:12 PM
Currently you can purchase an economy seat and pay extra with a Max bundle and get the J seat, or purchase it at extra leg room rates and select a J seat
QF Economy Meal ServiceMay 06, 2021, 08:23 AM
Flying back from Melbourne to Brisbane at dinner time 2 weeks ago we got a hot mushroom veloute and roasted vegetate tart. Despite the small size it was quite delicious and with the complimentary red wine it was more then sufficient for the flight
VA Business ClassJan 29, 2021, 10:12 AM
This morning i did QF link 717 BNE-CBR in business and was offered granola cereal or a quiche with sausage and chutney, both came with a warm muffin, yogurt and an apple. It was plenty for an early flight.
Qatar Privilege membership card?Sep 15, 2020, 02:01 PM
I just downloaded the Qatar app and from there you go to My dashboard then show my card and it allows you to save it in your digital wallet
Qatar Privilege membership card?Sep 15, 2020, 09:33 AM
I had the digital card on my apple wallet 2 weeks ago and it was fine