• United starts wifi for AU-US flights

    Jan 17, 2013, 03:07 AM

    Any word on which a/c is operating with WiFi (the 744s) - I am due to fly SFO-SYD on the 21st and am really hoping to be lucky...

  • Does virgin have any plans for international lounges? Seems kind of odd to improve the whole experience but to not have any lounges. I guess the whole 'let everyone else do the flying' is really shining through. 

  • Feb 17, 2012, 07:35 PM

    Isn't newcastle poised better to be a relief airport? Even NTL is a stretch. CBR? 1 hour on a train is a damn long time just to transfer to the city.

  • Qantas rolls out third upgraded 747

    Feb 17, 2012, 02:26 PM

    Wait hold on, I thought the 747-400ERs were getting refurbished. But BNE-LAX doesn't need a ER, or use one (usually).  I heard that there are 3 non ERs getting refurbished then 6ERs getting refurbished. If some are going on BNE-LAX does that mean the refurbished is a normal 747? Im flying ...

  • Virgin's new A330 layout

    Feb 13, 2012, 08:12 PM

    I think Virgin just threw International long haul out the window. I wouldn't be surprised if all trans tasman was relegated to Air NZ, all SYD-LAX/MEL-LAX was DL (BNE-LAX cut) and SYD-AUH was taken over by EY.  Great strategy they've got going on there. Whats the point of an international ...