• There is an app available for Android devices, and I don't believe it requires the same activation that the IOS devices require. I have it, just waiting to hopefully test it out next week. I can't see why, if there was an app available, it wouldn't be functional with the already working hardware...

  • I'm guessing that one of the main reasons for the delay from both parties was that this wifi technology is still in its infancy. Firstly, two years ago this technology would probably only be in the design phase with the manufacturers. Secondly, the amount of approvals and testing that would be ...

  • World's safest airlines

    Jan 13, 2013, 11:37 AM

    Also, this list doesn't appear to be officially recognised as the definitive safest airline list, so I wouldn't get too caught up with the specifics too much.

  • World's safest airlines

    Jan 13, 2013, 11:33 AM

    As Al said, as it is based on RPK it allowed some of the younger airlines into the mix.  Full exerpt from their website below. "Based on our annual safety calculations which include all hull loss accidents and serious incidents in the last 30 years of operations in relation to the revenue ...

  • Qantas-Emirates starts April 2013

    Sep 06, 2012, 10:38 AM

    BA/QF Joint Services agreement terminated effective 31 Mar 2013.

  • Oh, and VA have no 738s, all 737s are fitted with winglets.

  • From what I understand, they have the following meanings...73H = 737-800 with winglets73W = 737-700 with winglets738 = 737-800 no wingletsSource: http://www.airlinecodes.co.uk/arctypes.asp

  • As per the AusBT article from December, Virgin Australia tells us that the new seats will be fitted across its Embraer 190 fleet by the end of March 2013. I think there are 8 or so refitted currently.Source: http://www.ausbt.com.au/photos-review-virgin-australia-s-new-e190-business-class

  • drd stands for

    Jan 11, 2013, 11:04 AM

    From a quick google search, I'm guessing you're talking about the oneworld link on their eworld website. This looks like it is an internal oneworld module only for access by members of the oneworld airlines. DRD is an internal acronym that may be to do with consistent branding/service across the ...

  • Just be aware that in the course of 11 months there is a good chance you may have a flight schedule change and, as the A/C often aren't assigned to the route until weeks out, the seat you select now may not be available come travel time.