• Thankfully the bilateral negotiations for the green lane arrangement will mean that governments will be looking precisely at these sorts of details, as well as shared standards around testing, contact tracing, ability to quickly shut down travel, etc.And no, it is not merely active cases in the m...

  • The migrant worker population is counted separately in government data because that group resides in purpose-built dormitories and since the lockdown does not mix with the broader community. They are under a separate quarantine arrangement. Presumably, any green lane arrangement with Australia wo...

  • Frustratingly, they do seem to be pushing out the timeframes for refunds. I had success in ringing through a few days ago and talking to someone, who saw that my refunds had been in a queue for a month but not processed, and then kindly moved them to an expedited queue, which led to them being pr...

  • I spoke with the contact centre this morning and they were very understanding and accommodating. If your Melbourne-Bundaberg flight is not also cancelled by then, then I'm sure if you called them up and explained the situation (both that you won't likely be able to get into the country as your co...

  • I called up this morning (wait time was about 10 minutes on the platinum line - surprisingly quick) and they refunded three international trips that were scheduled between 1 April-30 May, without any fees. The value of another upcoming trip that would have occurred prior to the cancellation of al...

  • The Qantas website now says: 'Fly in contemporary comfort in our Business Suite on all A330 and B787-9 aircraft.' However, the seat map on the Qantas website for my upcoming flight from Singapore to Melbourne depicts the older 2-2-2 configuration on the A330-200 (which must be EBG) ... ? Anyone k...

  • It looks like I'm on an A330-200 with the 2-2-2 configuration for an upcoming flight, too. I note, though, that the Qantas website now says: 'Fly in contemporary comfort in our Business Suite on all A330 and B787-9 aircraft.' So does his mean the retrofit of all the A330s has been completed, and ...