Mar 26, 2020, 04:31 PM
I have been on flights where they had to rush to beat curfew and yes they do take that long.
Mar 26, 2020, 03:04 PM
There is the full crew change as well with handover to keep within their flight hours, plus some more catering or at least getting rid of the rubbish. Allowing 90 minutes makes sense as it is usually two hours.
Mar 26, 2020, 09:02 AM
In First Perth London overflies Asia; (South and West Asia).
Mar 26, 2020, 08:55 AM
JrI the article says 'QF1 from Sydney to Darwin is wheels-up at 5pm, reaching the NT capital at 9:15pm local time after a journey of 5hrs 45min. Then, it's onwards to London at 11pm, touching down at 6:15am the next calendar day after spending 16hrs 45min in the air. The journey back is a litt...
Mar 25, 2020, 06:31 AM
Diego why a 747 and not a A380. I am not sure requisition a plane is the right word they can just ask qantas and guarantee paying them like they did to Wuhan. They may not need the tighter quarantine measures they did on that flight as they now have faster tests. Also why use Diego Garcia when th...
Mar 17, 2020, 10:45 AM
There are now no flights anywhere so it is all moot. I have a whole bunch for later in the year (all after May 31) so we shall see!!!
Mar 15, 2020, 06:31 PM
Mar 14, 2020, 12:21 PM
Originally Posted by fnorman There appear to be at least 3 general situations as follows:1. Cancellation by QF: QF flight is cancelled and no reasonable alternative offered > REFUND2. Cancellation requested by passenger: a traveller cancels their flight because they don't want to travel anymor...
Feb 29, 2020, 03:25 PM
I use the qantas cash card quite a bit and it works well. I also have a Citibank card but that would be a hassle getting just for three weeks.
Feb 29, 2020, 07:24 AM
Skoffman, I'm P rather than P1 and the benefits are clear and I presume more reliable at P1. Points upgrades probably close to assured; In cabin surprise upgrades more frequent; seating further forward; upgrades announced further out; negligible wait on call centres; more generous waivers of fees...