• Chris, did you mean to say in the first line under "Flying into an uncertain future": "Qantas Airbus A380's would normally be kept...in Victorville"?Wow, up to 3 years and the cost for maintaining them won't be paltry. If they don't come back in service, I doubt we'll have a send-off like the 747...

  • As a long time user of the golden triangle (and SYD/PER, MEL/PER and vv for the A322 Business experience), I'll be waiting to see what they decide - not keen on C2C on B738's :o. If they use 738's then I'll keep plying QF on the PER route

  • Great article Chris - well researched and written. Certainly I knew little of the Qantas side of why they didn't - now I do. The top item of my bucket list that I ticked off - BA1, 15 August 2002, 9A. Still got the ticket and BP (one of my prized travel possessions). Like others above, the memori...

  • Sounds like they have listened and acted (finally). Now looking forward to an international holiday by myself, because the cost of bringing in my wife and 2 kids are prohibitive ;-)I'm ready to try that "Virgin Australia Flamingo" - but will it be good enough for David to change his drink of choi...

  • I can't wait to go supersonic again. It's been too long (13 Aug 2002). Bring on Hydrogen as the fuel.