Jun 15, 2020, 07:33 PM
>> If Virgin Australia 2.0 is modelled on Virgin America 1.0, what should Australian travellers expect?Merger with Alaska Airlines in a few years?
Mar 26, 2020, 02:26 PM
Darwin is not a particularly slot constrained airport (and neither is Heathrow nowadays, I guess).Considering that all passengers are already on board, Qantas should be able to take off from Darwin as soon as they are ready to, without waiting for the full 90 minutes.
Mar 25, 2020, 12:52 AM
And why would a sane government ever want to do that???They already have more than enough on their plates dealing with the friggin coronavirus.Why not leave flying to airlines, especially now it appears that Qantas seems to have found a reasonable alternative to Singapore as a refuelling point???
Mar 24, 2020, 10:01 PM
That pretty much applies to any international flight to any destination that Qantas (or any airline) may want to operate.
Nov 06, 2019, 01:24 PM
VA offers it business class passengers excellent international lounges in both Sydney and Melbourne. These are much better than QF business.BA, for instance, dumped terrible QF business lounges in favour of The House.
Jul 11, 2023, 01:42 PM
In my opinion, nothing you can find in Australia beats WISE, if you have time to apply and receive the physical card.Currency conversion rates are outstandingly good, card payments in local currencies are free.Free ATM withdrawals are limited to AU$350 per month, but even above AU$350 the fees a...
Jul 11, 2023, 12:18 PM
Velocity T&Cs are pretty explicit: You can earn points and status on flights operated by United Airlines as long as your flight ticket shows either VA or UA flight numbers (regardless of which airline issued the ticket). If your ticket is issued by Lufthansa (prefix 220), but shows the fligh...
May 25, 2023, 05:50 PM
Originally Posted by jubbing Originally Posted by sunnybrae You'll be able to stay airside. When your flight lands, head straight for the nearest transit check-in station which is airside. Do not clear immigration and collect your bag. The agents will issue your boarding pass for your second leg ...
Jan 22, 2021, 10:17 PM
There are also plenty of eSIM alternatives available now, such as AirAlo.
Jul 02, 2020, 07:56 AM
Exemption conditions from Covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au page:You are considered ordinarily resident in a country other than Australia if international movement records show that you've spent more time outside Australia than inside for the last 12 to 24 months. You do not need to carry a paper recor...