May 04, 2016, 10:22 AM
I actually stayed here on 6 April as I had an 8 hour transit time in SIN and I have to say I was disappointed with the overall experience. I paid SGD $105 for a room (which equated to AUD $105 when my credit card statement arrived). This gave me 6 hours of use. I could have opted for a lowe...
Jan 05, 2016, 01:47 PM
Interesting development to report. I sent my application for a status match around mid November and finally received an email overnight to say I had been approved with reciprocal gold membership. The unexpected bonus was that my gold status runs until 31 March 2018. My wife did a status match whi...
Feb 11, 2014, 12:22 PM
An ever increasing proportion of the VAA fleet that was originally fitted with Live2Air have now come off of lease and have exited the VAA fleet. There are still a few left (VH-VON, VH-VUM and VH-VUN spring to mind) and these aircraft are often deliberately cycled on trans contintental routes lik...
Nov 07, 2012, 10:36 PM
VH-XFG, with an MSN of 1407 is scheduled to deliver in April 2013. At the current time VAA operates 4 x A332's - XFA, XFB, XFC, XFD & XFE.
Oct 01, 2012, 08:46 PM
The one in BNE a few weekends ago was a one off to cater for the Wallabies fans who wanted to head across to PER for the game v the Spiringboks. Interestingly all of the J class seats were sold which suggests there is a market for the A330 to fly regularly from BNE-PER. I too suspect we will have...
Sep 17, 2012, 07:47 PM
Following the rebranding the majority of the 737-800's operating in Australia have 176 seats comprising 8J class (over 2 rows) then 168Y class seats (over the remaining 28 rows). Hope this helps.
Jul 03, 2012, 10:26 PM
The B738's with the BSI are arriving thick and fast - there are 3 in July 2012 and a further 2 in August. That said the fleet growth is to some extent offset by the number of lease returns which has spiked this year however most of these are -700s which means that -800s will predominate thro...