• 787 to JNB, is a big leap of faith. There are some very lonely skies down there near Antarctica. When I have done that flight(s), we were advised the only other aircraft anywhere near us was the QF flight going the other way. With the 4 engines and the decades long reliability of the 747, I was ...

  • Thank you for your research and an interesting read. I can remember those time in early 70's when I was still at school, and missed a number of the facts you raisedExcellent read.

  • I have flown Business Class domestically and internationally with Virgin. Service and attitude was at least twice better than Qantas. But cattle class is cattle class is cattle class. At least virgin cattle class pass your food to you. Was on a United economy from SFO to SYD. Had a window sea...

  • YES I know. Its sad cause I cannot buy any Plastic Bottles, socks, undies, shoes, shirts, trousers nor computers.Hope I can find enough wood to burn in my cave, cause everything else is made in China.Sad days.

  • Please don't sell to the CHINESE. I have been watching the threats made by the Chinese Ambassador to Australia, as they do NOT want an investigation into CV 19. They are treating us like scum, so I dont think we need them in Australia.

  • Thank you, excellent advice, and probably obvious when you think about it !!!. Qantas Customer support did not know this. In the last few days they have agreed that I can purchase a Lounge Pass at the Shongololo Lounge and they will refund the money to me. However this is a ONE OFF.Qantas advise ...

  • I am travelling with QANTAS on a Business Class Tickets SYD to JNB and then transiting thru JNB for 4 hours. to another QF Flight number, although its operated by EL AL. I did this same route last year. The Normal Qantas Lounge at JNB (Shongololo Lounge) refused me entry, as they are only contr...