• As the older gen will tell you if you get your marketing right the finances should work out too unless you don't have a workable business model. The younger gen might of course want to back an airline that will still be around after they have accumulated all that status and themselves become the ...

  • Interesting to see no Sydney Canberra route.

  • "Could the new Virgin Australia be more like Virgin America?" - what defunct? Virgin America is no more. The article sounds more like a PR exercise for Cyrus Capital and Branson. Having flown over a thousand times in 99.9% of flights the only interaction you have with staff is the exchange of ab...

  • All pretty irrelevant when you consider it's almost impossible to find classic reward flights for international destinations in any event.

  • Covid safe app was never designed for use on aircraft so there is no flaw. The standard industry practice and one followed by all health authorities is to contact trace all those seated 2 rows in front and behind the infected passenger. They also publish which flights were affected eg https://www...

  • Extending status while the airline is not flying and all lounges are closed would seem to add little cost to the airline. They might have a status challenge to extend status when flying resumes. I don't think anyone knows.

  • As suggested use the seatbelt and some pillows to reduce the risk. Also for the enlightenment of some. Over 2's do indeed pay for their seats, are not little adults and therefore don't behave like adults. Finally parents cannot fully control all behaviours eg crying so please no more comments abo...

  • Getting the spare seat has more to do with the fact the forward seats can only be preselected for p1 p and gold and only released more generally much closer to departure. This means if the flight is really full or another couple with status chose 2 seats next to you the your out of luck. Given mo...

  • For domestic flights when doing your flight search go to the Qantas site first, find the times then narrow your search parameters down to those specific times on the Amex site. Your more likely to find the best price.

  • IFE is an advertised inclusion which factors into the price you pay and therefore you have a right to expect it. The conditions of carriage don’t necessarily replace your rights under consumer law. So in this case advertising something then not providing it would give you the right to ask f...