• There is some talk in the region about Emirates doing a flight to Cairns. As it is leisure travellers though surely Dubai to Brisbane/Sydney followed by a QF codeshare would be sufficient?

  • I had this whisky before it was famous in about 2013, it cost $130 per bottle back then. Make no mistake, it was good.Is it worth $550 per bottle now that it has won awards? Not so sure. Doesn't that budget bring you in to the 25 year old range?

  • I flew this from Sydney to Hanoi and would fly it again. Seat very comfortable.I would also consider flying PE SYD-LHR over economy on Singapore airlines, bet the price differential wouldn't be too much.

  • I'm assuming he means he'd rather a one-stop that non-stop in economy. Qantas PER-LHR return in economy in mid November is about $1,400, whereas one-stop is $1,000-$1200 (Thai or Qatar). If my company was paying for economy I would take the one stop. If my company was paying for premium I would...

  • The 20-hour flight is coming

    Aug 30, 2018, 08:23 PM

    Sounds like Qantas are pretty serious about 3 or 4 classes on this trip, meaning economy. If we all assume there will be economy (unlike the new Singapore Airlines flights) then what extra facilities might be available for economy passengers? Might there be economy width seats and service, but a ...

  • Qantas A380 refurb schedule

    Jun 26, 2019, 09:38 PM

    Originally Posted by hutch Originally Posted by AsiaBizTraveller Originally Posted by johninoz Am flying PE MEL-SIN mid October this year. Just keeping my fingers crossed that I don't get the refurbed plane with the new awful PE seats. Thankfully the remainder of my journey to Europe is on Sin...

  • Hi,As mentioned on another site, the presence of the bid upgrade system indicates that there are sometimes business seats left over after classic award upgrades has been processed.Let's say there are 6 business class seats left - would the sequence of events be that Qantas fills 4 seats with clas...

  • I flew PE on the 787 and highly recommend it for the price.Am flying VN to London later in April in PE, fare paid was AUD 1300, and have submitted an optiontown bid to upgrade to business on the longer Hanoi-London leg, cost USD 500.As far as I was concerned on the 787, wide armchair style seats,...

  • We just took our 1 year old to Khao Lak, North of Phuket.However she got sick, likely due to the water or food standards. We had to get some over the counter antibiotics.In retrospect, for a one year old, I would keep it as Westernised as possible, maybe Fiji is better for food/water safety, unsu...

  • Best luxury hotels in Brisbane

    Oct 28, 2018, 03:02 PM

    The new Emporium Hotel in Southbank is great, excellent views of the city and kangaroo point from the terrace bar on the top floor.