• Qantas needs to go back to the pre- Emirates days and rebuild it's Singapore Hub which was so successful.The 3 787s Jetstar are planning on taking out of service could be used to start services quickly from Adelaide and Canberra to Singapore and onwards to Frankfurt and Paris. Passengers from oth...

  • One thing occurred to me. Qantas says Project Sunrise is about reducing the travel time between Eastern Australia and London and New York.Why then are they not asking the manufacturers for faster aircraft?Why are they not looking at super or hyper sonic aircraft?We had supersonic 50 years ago wi...

  • Project Sunrise is pure and simply about the prestige of being first to fly nonstop from Sydney and Melbourne to London and New York. Nothing else!!!Can just imagine Alan Joyce: Oh look Airbus and Boeing can't provide a plane capable of doing it at a price we can afford. Guess we would have to s...

  • I recently saw a photo on Facebook of departure board at Melbourne Tullamarine in early 70s that showed a flight going to Tel Aviv. Wasn't Qantas but can't remember who. Anybody know?

  • Two words come to mind: Qantas Red! Qantas had plans before Emirates partnership to set up a hub in Singapore flying premium services around Asia using fleet of locally based 737s. Singapore was a great hub in 80s and 90s for Qantas with 767s flying from Australia then on to Bangkok, Hong Kong a...

  • One runway at Melbourne: why?

    Apr 06, 2019, 10:36 AM

    Used to work for ATC. Main factor is wind, not only at Tullamarine but wind at Esssendon as well as runways at both need to be paired for safe operations. Basically operates as one airport with 4 runways! North -Soth runway is much longer than east-west so is used by Internationals and bigger ...

  • Unlikely they will operate out of Darwin as Qantas are in dispute with owners over their high charges. If Qantas are going to order A321LR better do it very quickly as Airlines will be flocking to Airbus for aircraft to replace cancelled 737max orders

  • How easy is it to transfer from domestic flight to International flight in Adelaide and vice versa?Was wondering if people have been using Adelaide as an International transit point rather than Sydney or Melbourne to avoid the delays at Immigration and Customs. Now that more airlines are using ...

  • Cyclone just passing tip of New Caledonia causing flight cancellations and tourist evacuations

  • Have you considered Air New Zealand via Auckland or Fiji Airways via Nadi? Both airports offer much easier transit than Sydney