• Job losses were inevitable but going forward this has got to be the most positive commentary in building a sustainable long term business which if successful will grow and need more people. Hope the plan works.

  • Flight was captained by Sharelle Quinn their first ever female captain and fitting that she has been flying the queen of the skies for 36 years and was in command on the last flight. Another amazing aspect to this.

  • An amazing and sad day. Very emotional to stand at Shep's Mound to see the water cannon salute and watch the Queen of the Skies leave. The captain waved and it was fitting to see the aircraft do a loop down to the end runway 34 and back to runway 16 to finally depart and say good bye to the many ...

  • Good gesture by Qantas. They are unfortunately caught between the devil and the deep sea trying to keep and help their frequent flyers and running a business in very trying times where revenue is close to nil and cash is being burned. Feel for their people as the build up to domestic travel has a...

  • Have been lucky and flown to Santiago and Jo'burg over the last 2 years both on the upper and lower decks. A great experience. Loved seat 1A on QF 63 to Jo'burg. A sad day in Qantas' aviation history.

  • Reflections on a previous life

    Aug 30, 2020, 09:31 PM

    Originally Posted by LawrenceD No doubt many readers will be lamenting our travelling lives pre March. For myself that’s when company travel ceased. Frantic cancellations for holidays overseas all now successfully refunded for another day. It’s now been close on 5 months since last fl...

  • @GBRGB and @jrfsp spot on.

  • The current climate provides Virgin a perfect opportunity to re-shape, re-focus and re-align their business. A domestic only airline I feel is the best and safest choice. International routes can be served through their code-share arrangements with partners including Delta, Singapore Airlines, AN...

  • @Flyman I am in a similar situation where I am more than likely going to qualify for platinum in my current year and another family member of mine has already retained P1 and the extension does not help either of us. But in light of the circumstances facing the world, retaining status or being co...

  • New normal?

    Mar 27, 2020, 06:33 AM

    Still see significant value in face to face meetings and feel that once things settle, travelling will be back on the agenda.