• While I like VA, appreciate the better service and lower pax and more space in the cabin, how much cash needs to be put in to keep them airline going even if they do recover? Isn't it a 5+ year horizon? A lot of money for a business that may have already needed significant reinvention to achieve ...

  • Qantas business lounges are more refined, however bar opens an hour later than virgin lounges - not ideal if it's one of those days for a holiday. Qantas pre take off drink for domestic has degraded to a bottle of water unless low pay in j and they pour it into a glass. Virgin generally offers s...

  • Article headline is a misnomer. The narrow footwells and claustrophobic cabin not necessarily an upgrade. The continually declining on board service will also be the same. Downgrade for the vast majority of pax. Reduced capacity will result in increased ticket prices. Probably good for shareholde...

  • Devout QF loyalists struggling with their heads in the sand. QF is a sub par product in all classes. Cathay, JAL, even Air Canada beat them all over.

  • Qantas hoping the marketing and media support will sell cards.What a rubbish product. No matter how much you polish a piece of s&*^ - its still a piece of s^&%.I avoid Melbourne and Sydney first lounges these days as the service was plain woeful on more than 70% of visits. The card just d...

  • Kids should be in economy period. Also good for their personal development so they don't grow up feeling too entitled and superior.

  • No more Qantas Audio

    Jul 27, 2018, 09:44 PM

    So Qantas have now cut radio and music from their entertainment offering on seqtback and apparently wifi at least on domestic. A move to appease those incapable of independent thought. Yet more cost cutting. Pretty ordinary.

  • Originally Posted by Grannular I enjoy Ausbt because it is normally an escape from trash posts like this one. This suggestion I am sure would go down better on other sites. I can imagine other websites on how to rort the system where this would be better placed. How about keeping it to fact rath...

  • Originally Posted by sanj747 Looks very clear that you are not a fan of Qantas. Amazed that one can even think of doing what you do. Absolutely no qualms about the odd benefit from such a corporate bully. They have sucked enough out of me over the years and I still retain platinum status.

  • Originally Posted by S Originally Posted by Scepticalflyer A number of regional airports do not have VA lounges. While still a platinum Qantas flyer, I am flying VA more and more these days due to eroding QF service levels. I obtain lounge access by purchasing a Qantas business class ticket for...