• It won't take long to blow any better earn rate and/or low annual fee with the Amex on the charge fees a lot of merchants impose - 3% or even 3.5% to use Amex (and Diners), 1.5% or 2% for Visa and Mastercard. 

  • The name says it all. What constrained Concorde was the somic boom, and that will be the same here. The N wave for Concorde mach 2 @ 52,000ft was about 1.9 lb/ft2 I think, so quite strong.  Still, Boom is a smaller aircraft and therefore less pressure.  LON-JFK, LON-RIO, SYD-LAX, SYD-JN...

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  • To be clear, my suggestion was (and is) that Qantas knowing who you are would strive ensure you got your meal choice and that no chewing gum was affixed to your seat. Etc etc. I struggle with the notion the Qantas "cannot control the behaviour of other passengers on board". 1. Why not?  2.R...

  • No doubt as a "guest" of Qantas Chris was not subject to an experience similar to that of Emre. Some more information would have been helpful in this review. The seat was "nice". Pitch, width? Was the toilet clean, the flight on time, the baggage delivery prompt? Was the "hand crafted" coffee any...

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    May 05, 2016, 02:48 PM

    If you're sensitive about being criticised, that honestly doesn't matter to me.

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    May 05, 2016, 02:42 PM

    OK, I get it. You're happy to portray women in a misogynistic way. If that's OK in your opinion...

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    May 05, 2016, 02:40 PM

    So, you delete "comments which centre on how an article has been written or presented".  And you call yourself journalists? Right-thinking people might see such avoidance of criticism as pretty gutless.

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    May 05, 2016, 02:31 PM

    Just to be clear, the image depicts a woman who is scantily clad and impossibly thin. In my opinion.

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    May 05, 2016, 02:29 PM

    But the graphic somehow isn't? You can publish anything that is "just a photo", however objectionable? I'd say the case in point is that the image is completely off-topic to the article!