• Qantas have said that they are tossing up between an A350 variant and a B777X variant for their proposed ULR routes, not a B787 variant.

  • From the City, you're better off getting the H&C line to Paddington, then the HEx from there (at least until Crossrail goes from Liverpool St). If you have to start on the Central Line, I'd suggest changing to the Bakerloo at Oxford Circus for Paddington.

  • Virgin to fly Melbourne-Hong Kong

    Mar 22, 2017, 12:53 AM

    Any word on whether the VA flights will codeshare with VS or DL?

  • The Qantas 'classic' 747 lower-lobe galley was midships, not under first class (in the nose). Far from being unpopular with crew, it was a coveted position as one didn't have to have contact with the great unwashed masses. RIP the poor World Airways DC-10 F/A killed when an elevator malfunctioned...

  • Don't forget your own back yard. I've been lucky enough to fly into many of those mentioned in the article and the comments, but few will go near arriving over Sydney at dawn on a clear morning, like recently being vectored towards 16R (so saw all the northern beaches) before sent around to land ...

  • Virgin Australia LAX terminal move

    Sep 15, 2018, 02:50 AM

    Originally Posted by aggie57 Originally Posted by rencontre Is anyone able to confirm, Virgin Australia will once again be arriving/departing from the Delta terminal at LAX in the next few months?Check-in is already there atm, but then you need to hike through the mess that is TBIT to get to th...

  • US Domestic Lounge Access

    Jun 03, 2018, 02:06 PM

    Platinum Amex used to get you into Admirals Clubs, but not for a couple of years now.

  • No Business Lounge Access in U.S.

    Feb 21, 2018, 04:05 PM

    Amex platinum lounge access is reasonable in the US and there are good Centurion lounges at both DFW and LGA.

  • No Business Lounge Access in U.S.

    Feb 21, 2018, 04:03 PM

    Welcome to US domestic air travel. Aus ain't so bad after all.AA lounge access policy

  • It's a cracker. Flew it over & back over Christmas. I usually try to be loyal to Qantas but this is a step change over the Skybed. Unless your Qantas loyalty is a deciding factor, go for it.