• Europe opens to Australian visitors

    Jul 04, 2020, 10:58 AM

    But the Stasi won't grant ordinary citizens exit permits. Unlike the East Germans in 1990, we don't have Czechoslovakia to escape through.

  • ... or the great southern Chinese city of Sidalee.

  • While all travel was, effectively, shut down, hotel quarantine at a set government price was practical if not essential for both the hotels and the Australian public. However as travel and tourism returns, commercial reality will return and $135 per night is not sustainable for most 4 and all 5 s...

  • Hmmm...alcohol free wipes won't work against viruses. The package, correctly states "Protects against 99.99% of germs" but that does not include viruses.The eeriness was perfectly enhanced by the pictures of a dark Sydney departure.

  • "However, the Hong Kong government will take a 6% stake in the airline and two seats in its boardroom in exchange for covering the lion's share of financial support."Hmmm...that should read the "Dragons Share". A "Lions Share" would surely involve SQ. Haha.

  • What an entertaining thread. Loving it. 521303, please post more.

  • Sydney Airport - Chaos with Carry On

    Sep 25, 2018, 10:25 AM

    Very recently MEL to BNE had a seat mate who looked like he placed all of his worldly possessions in the overhead locker. Conversation started with me asking why he didn't check his bags. "Takes to long" he responded. I suggested that he obviously didn't care that he held up the boarding of a who...

  • "What? free wine? They don't publicise that!"Yes, I'd like to know more about this myself.Always wondered why one can indulge in the QP and then have to pay on board. Perhaps the added weight...Anyone else been successful getting wine or beer before 4pm or on weekends onboard?

  • BA Club Europe - AWFUL

    Jan 27, 2018, 09:36 AM

    Been lucky (I think) recently on Finnair between HEL and LHR. Most recently A350 one way and A330 the other, all with proper business class. Ooh and the blueberry juice. Who else does blueberry juice?

  • Should airport lounges ban thongs?

    Jan 13, 2018, 10:08 AM

    Originally Posted by Dredgy I just don't see the point of telling other people what they can wear, unless its an actual safety hazard. The shoes I'm walking around in would have to be way more unhygienic than my bare feet. You fail to state what the actual problem is in your original post. Do yo...