• These five non-Swiss watchmakers

    Oct 12, 2018, 09:00 AM

    UK Bremont also make some impressive bespoke watches.

  • Apple axes AirPort wireless routers

    Apr 30, 2018, 11:04 AM

    Such as shame. When the Airport Extreme came out, it was the router of choice for NBN FTTH 100M plan, as it could drive it at full speed and had a clean design without all these MIMO aerials of competitor routers.

  • Fantastic news for us in CBR. Avoids routing via SYD/MEL for lie-flat Biz, and now a chance to upgrade to F.

  • I (quickly) looked at the IAG Capital Markets Day slidepack from November 2017. Fuel / Fuel efficiency isnt the highest margin contributor but wil improve as new aircraft delivered. Ahead of fuel are Staff costs and Suppliers. Big focus on squeezing suppliers in their 5 year plan & potentia...

  • Airbus/Bombardier and now (potentially) Boeing/Embraer will place a question mark on the success of the Mitsubishi Aircraft MRJ...

  • I've booked and enjoyed:Seafood Bouillabaisse &Nonya Nasi Padangon recent SQ flights.

  • If I dont donate coins, I store them in old 35mm film canisters (Yes, old school) for next time.As for notes, I take the minimum out and depend on iPhone wallet/card, Octopus|Sucia|Pasmo or AliPay.I've not used any cash for my last 2 o/seas trips, and for comparison, my last ATM wdl in Australia ...

  • Interesting thread. Consider the Air Canada/AIMIA agrement being unwound. The private agreement between Virgin Australia and Velocity Rewards (35% owned by Affinity) would need to be understood to truly answer this question. Are Status Credits owned by VA but the Reward Points owned by Rewards...

  • Luggage - Hard vs Soft Case

    May 08, 2018, 04:11 PM

    Originally Posted by Joe Don't waste your money on Rimowa. It's tarted up Samsonite as that's who owns them.Go for a Samsonite Lite-Locked and you'll never look back. Best of all worlds. My Rimowa Topas has been flawless for over 10 years. BTW: Samsonite owns TUMI... Rimowa is majority owned by...

  • Hitting Lifetime Gold, what next?

    Apr 19, 2018, 03:24 PM

    Originally Posted by henrus As others have suggested BA is a good option.Asiana can offer lifetime star alliance gold after 1,000,000 miles collected in their program (and the million miles don't need to be collected on Asiana so airlines like Singapore Airlines or Thai count as well). Its even ...