• I think that domestic and international within the pacific region (New Zealand and Fiji) will open up a lot sooner than everyone thinks. Even with 1 million more people unemployed, there are still 12 million that are employed and have been cooped up at home for 6 weeks and will be desperate to g...

  • So long as they keep their frequency, good standard of service i think there will always be a place for airlines like Emirates given their ability to offer one stop connections to many locations in Europe from Australia. I will continue to fly with them ( or Qatar) so long as they continue to pa...

  • Has anyone experienced the same restrictions on International Business class with Qantas? I regularly fly to Asia and just take a carryon with a laptop bag. I certainly hope that i don't need to stow my carryon in the hold if its 7.5kgs.

  • Good menu as offered in other Qantas FC lounges, not just some bay marie offerings.

  • If i have to fly via the middle east to Europe, my priority list is Emirates first, Qatar second and Etihad third.

  • I have flown with Qantas for more than 20 years, had many trips in First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy. Whilst you sometimes get an attendant with some attitude, generally i have had good experiences. Most recently its normally been in Business Class and i find the service friendly and...

  • i flew Etihad recently to Germany in Business and the cost cutting is noticeable. AUH airport in ordinary with crowded lounges with average food offerings. Typically flying A330's on the Germany leg that are cramped in Business. Shut their lounge in Frankfurt and did a deal with Lufthansa whic...

  • Just buy a suitcase with a zippered enclosure. Has the same benefit.

  • Much better to do Perth - Frankfurt as i am sure that a lot of Emirates code share flyers are destined here. Could also resurrect this via Singapore with a smaller aircraft.

  • After being in numerous similar situations (stuck in LA after A380 grounding, stuck in HK due to typhoon, diverted to Wuhan due to weather in Shanghai and spending 7 hours on the plane before being sent to a hotel) i sympathise with your situation. Unfortunately as i discovered on a diverted Tha...