• This has been a great 'perk' for business class passengers, sometimes when I am flying outside of 'main meal' serving hours I will select a few things from the economy retail menu. I just hope that VA hasn't found passengers abusing this. I can understand the financial reasons behind it, Virgin n...

  • Now that Air Canada is flying Melbourne-Vancouver this is actually my preferred way to Seattle, I don't mind a little bit of back-tracking and I'd rather transit at Vancouver than LAX any day.

  • How important is priority boarding?

    Jun 28, 2019, 09:39 AM

    For economy I'll definitely get in the priority line so I can 'claim' my overhead bin space, get settled, and then pop in my noise-cancelling headphones and just look out the window (I'm a window seat guy) and zone out with music for the next 10-15 minutes.In business class it depends on the loun...

  • Virgin to buy back 100% of Velocity

    May 14, 2019, 01:45 PM

    Bob, I came here to make the same comment. People need to think of this from the perspective of a business.Qantas decided to keep QFF even though it reported a $2.8 billion loss in 2014 but that was mostly a paper loss based on write-down of the international fleet plus a big one-off hit for redu...

  • Maybe the downvoting is more a reaction to the way some people are just so negative about anything and will use any article to whinge about Qantas and QF first class. I certainly get sick of the endless knocking. My 2c on this is that Qantas first class isn't in the same league as most others suc...

  • I'm the same as Mal, these days I go for daytime flights from Asia which means SQ and CX. For Hong Kong it's less crucial than Singapore because it's a longer flight but I really do like the daytime Cathay Pacific flights. I can really enjoy my last night in HK, get a good sleep at the hotel and ...

  • News this morning that Qantas will sell its T1 domestic terminal to Melbourne Airport for $355 million, with "a 10 year exclusive access agreement" and wants to operate some international flights from the terminal."Options to operate some international flights from Terminal 1 outside of peak dome...

  • Originally Posted by ian62 Is anyone aware of the logic/rationale behind selecting some passengers for the DSC offer and not others? Thanks. It would be useful for ABT to ask Qantas this directly. I'm sure there is some rationale but I am equally sure Qantas is not about to reveal it to anybody!

  • Originally Posted by SimonFrost Originally Posted by QFP1 Hello Simon, usually the registration is coded only to the recipients so that even if your wife clicks the link in your email to try and register, it won't be recognised. And yes, even if you book for both of you only you will receive th...

  • I think that's the second targetted 2SC promotion Qantas has had in recent months, I wonder if this means another 'open to everyone' 2Sc offer is still some months away?