• Now that Virgin has begun direct Adelaide-Cairns flights (at last, Hurrah), and which is proving very popular in our southern winter (lockdowns excepted) it's a serious letdown to find its Cairns lounge closed, with no positive noises coming out of Virgin that it will ever re-open.  Such a s...

  • It may be unfair and discriminatory, but for me  it's hard to separate Cathay Pacific from the Beijing crackdown on personal and Press freedoms in Hong Kong, which sadly, is no longer a transit hub, or a destination, for me.

  • Sorry, that was four legs. - Packs of mixed nuts and fruits - quite OK.   Used my Amex Velocity Platinum card to access Virgin lounges.   BUT - we suffered FIVE schedule changes prior to flights and were bumped from Economy X row 3 to row 4 at boarding gate on Cairns-Sydney le...

  • Flew Adelaide-Brisbane-Cairns and Cairns-Sydney-Adelaide in the past two weeks, on tickets purchased in February (before comp snacks removed).  On each leg, I told the FA I had purchased my tickets in February and that I understood I was still entitled to comp. snacks.  Only one FA ques...

  • Maheshh,I think the point was, this is the worst business class seat in current service - but I agree its up there with the worst business class seats ever in service on any airline.

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  • Birmingham INTERNATIONAL airport, last year. Needed a GBP1.00 coin to get a trolley. Just arrived from Australia, no UK coins, no machine to spill out coins in exchange for a paper quid, and credit card slot broken.Not very international. Had to rely on good Samaritan for that one pound coin. ...

  • Air NZ vs Qantas

    Jun 24, 2017, 12:10 PM

    I fly regularly Adelaide-Auckland-Adelaide.   Air NZ offers a no-stop service.  To fly Qantas means changing planes at any of the Eastern seaboard cities.  So Air NZ wins on convenience.  But dropping lounge access from the Works Deluxe option was a terrible decision.  Cu...

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