• in view of the fact QF is centralised in SYD VA should make MEL it's done tic and international hub - Often MEL pax need to fly to SYS for connections; VA can make MEL their hub which has more potential than SYD and a large pax base from which to operate. QF treats MEL like a 2nd-class port; Vir...

  • Premium Economy sounds and looks terribly uncomfortable. Really interesting how another review l recently read, gave PE a glowing report - however that reviewer travelled as a guest of QF. I pay no attention to any review where the pax flew 'courtesy of'. I can always tell by the language used in...

  • It certainly is...QF has allowed many foreign carriers to run rings around it. 

  • OH dear...You can't buy a Corolla and expect a Mercedes Benz. Commercialism . It's the world we live in - wholly dictated by how much you have $$$.

  • Ailing Cathay bets big on service

    Aug 30, 2017, 04:59 PM

    I flew CX PE in July 2017 MEL-HKG-AMS. I was disappointed with the inconsistency of service of the two legs. MEL HGK was quite good, however on the next leg, l felt l was invisible in PE and paid a premium for nothing as Y would have been better. There was no dedicated cabin crew member and the s...

  • Originally Posted by nanohits Originally Posted by sgb If we can afford overseas business class fares, is the $11 more for a passport a major concern? And how many people who have passports fly Business Class lol!! So silly. Exactly - and of those that do, how many are actually paying the fare ...

  • Qantas Cash fees are over the top

    Oct 04, 2017, 06:20 PM

    [QUOTE=14670;41319] Use a Citibank Plus Visa Debit card. No forex fees (i.e. the actual interbank rate not 2% cash rate or 3% credit card rate). Just put AUD on it and withdraw your own cash in local currency from any Visa labelled ATM globally. The worst you will pay is an ATM fee but that is c...

  • Qantas Cash fees are over the top

    Oct 04, 2017, 06:08 PM

    [QUOTE=18253;41224] I have just returned from 30 days overseas - I went to 9 countries in Europe of which only 4 used the Euro.But I could only load Euro on my QC card - I accept that.No problem using the card in all countries but at the relevant exchange rate - I accept that.But I had some mone...

  • AJ is very intelligent - you try running an airline profitably  and see how you go