• Form a Canberra perspective, the time taken to get through SYD is quite variable - as others have noted - but for transit passengers Sydney is a genuine nightmare of stress as well as time. From Canberra, I look to depart from Melbourne if possible (and I must investigate Brisbane in future) but ...

  • Good on you kimshep, that seems very sensible to me.Cheers!BCTraveller

  • Thanks very much @kimshep for the clarification. I have now arranged all domestic flights on Air Nostrum or Iberia Express.Do you have any strong views about whether Business class is worth it on these carriers? (The flights are around 70-90 minutes.)

  • Thanks very much for replies. (I feared no-one would have anything to offer on this topic.) Cheers,BC Traveller

  • Thanks very much. Can I please confirm that you got no lounge access or points on Vueling under an Iberian flight number?