• The biggest mistake will be Qatar Airways getting rid of the A380.   Not acquiring them.    Passengers make the decision here Mr Baker, and they prefer the A380 on long-haul for comfort.    Not only this, but remember quad jets have much better redundancy than twin jets a...

  • Well, the choice is now clear.   It will be Emirates for me, as they still have the A380.    Qatar is very short sighted in disowning their A380's.   I am sure in time they will regret this decision, if they still want to continue longhaul to Australia.

  • I feel sorry for the people flying domestic economy long-haul, such as SYD - PER or similar flights.   Virgin's buy on board menu looks to be just snacks.   Nothing substantial.    Similar to what Westjet in Canada have on their flights from Toronto to ports in the Caribbean. ...

  • Qatar and Emirates are 2 very worthy carriers... so on long-haul from Australia, I want comfort and space. I feel more comfortable in an A380 than the smaller planes, which feel cramped to me. Space is a very important feeling that long-haul passengers appreciate, and is much more relaxi...

  • To me, all this talk is silly. Once we have a vaccine, why should post COVID-19 be any different to pre COVID-19? If people are vaccinated, they should be safe to travel without the fear of catching it, and not have to practice extreme social distancing or all this other rubbish that is being...

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  • Alternatives to AMEX after April 2019

    Dec 07, 2018, 10:43 PM

    Can anybody tell me if the Union Pay Card is available to Australians.???? Visa, MasterCard and American Express are all headquartered in the U.S., and subject to U.S. laws, not allowing them to be easily used in many countries..... Union Pay is accepted in most places where U.S. based cards...

  • Airbus A350 vs Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    Feb 21, 2018, 05:24 PM

    I rarely can afford to fly anything more than a discounted economy ticket. I hate flying long-haul these days, as the airlines provide very little leg room for passengers, and no matter if it is a Boeing or Airbus aircraft, they all feel cramped these days. Mostly now, I just opt for shor...

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