• I'll have to see how this pans out. I agree a snack in flight isn't essential from a nutrition point of view but it does break up the tedium of the journey. As a SQ frequent flyer I don't get much benefit from using VA (VA flights don't count towards status on SQ) - only fly them for lounge acces...

  • Arrivals cards are completely pointless for citizens - not sure why they are bothering to go electronic when they have a scan of your passport as you enter the country anyway. No doubt some bureaucrat is congratulating themselves for streamlining the process without stopping to ask why there is a...

  • The eau de cologne was the only part of the SQ F amenities kit that was worth keeping, very handy to have a small spray to take with me. The scented candle was bizarre - quite pleasant but completely useless in flight. With the short-lived J amenity kit for their 70th anniversary the lip balm was...

  • Qantas provides a pack containing two wipes and a disposable mask for all passengers. At least on the CBR/SYD services they are still providing a snack and glass of water.As an aside these flights have often been packed and there was even one date when the morning service was completely sold out ...

  • I completely agree that the country needs to agree on some simple rules for locking down and reopening interstate travel. At the moment it is pure politics with no link the facts. The ACT has gone over 40 days without a case and has had a total of eight cases in the last four months (the majority...

  • I would expect your chances to be close to zero. "Prevented from" doesn't mean the same as "don't want to". Unless the equipment substitution leads to you being bumped then the airline's view is that they are still providing you with a journey from point A to point B (there's almost certainly som...