• QF should turn HNL into a mini hub for second tier US flights. Aus cities to HNL then connect to daily 787s to JFK MIA ORD DFW (after A380s) YYZ etc. Immigration and customs there pretty easy compared to LAX. Then arrive as a domestic passenger on the US east coast. 2 hour break in the tropical a...

  • EY is owned by the government of Abu Dharbi the far richer prouder and more successful Emirate of the UAE. Sheikh Khalifa may require economic rationalisation within EY but its independence won’t be in doubt.

  • Emirates is trying to get more Europe JFK flights as their Milan and Athens flights do well. The National Governments want to protect their home airlines and have said no. Plus the cost of slots.

  • Should Qantas fly to Seattle?

    Jul 22, 2019, 11:26 AM

    Regarding the tag flight does any one know whether Chicago international immigration and customs is bearable or has some of the delays known at LAX? A tag flight would force immigration and customs in Seattle so a delay over a non stop flight to Chicago. Just wonder whether the convenience of a d...

  • The youtube vlogger “When I travel the world” swears by 96k in the old j class seating config.He has a video on it.

  • If it’s an issue you could go north over the pole with QF / JAL thru Tokyo remembering that different ex Aus flights go to Hnd or Nrt. You could also use Finnair thru Hkg or Sin which would track further north.

  • One World member Cathay Pacific fly via HKG as an alternative. Might save back tracking from Dubai back to India.