• @auskiwiflyer - we don't have all the details, but generally looking at past examples indicates the government underwrites the cost of the flight and has a role in the pricing of the flight. Revenue obtained offsets cost to run flight. If flight runs at loss, the difference is picked up. Whi...

  • Im not sure this is correct. I understand the facility is larger than this and given they want to bring 1000 people home through here a month (at least what I've seen), that indicates it will take 500 or so at any one time.

  • @Auskiwiflyer - whilst I agree with the premise that the government should do more to get people home, your argument is somewhat misguided.The federal government has set a cap on total capacity into Australia. States have then imposed a cap on how many people they will accept and indeed sometimes...

  • "but here is the difference between the US aproach and Australia. One is working on how to crank things up despite the issues and the other trying to hide until its all over."And your point is what? Qantas is an Australian airline operating in the market environment provided by government/s. Qant...

  • "Think of the pilots / ground crews and staff that he is mothballing as well as the planes. Do you think they will all sit around for 18 months waiting to see if Alan is still scratching his head and wondering about what could be. Im sure not."I have great sympathy for crews... but you seem to th...

  • 16.1.9 Subject to clause 16.1, if the Member cancels a confirmed Classic Upgrade Reward within 24 hours of scheduled departure, or fails to board a flight for which a Classic Upgrade Reward has been confirmed (no-show), the Member will forfeit the Classic Upgrade Reward and any Qantas Points used...

  • Originally Posted by Stuart Jackson I think the call centre is just over loaded with calls atm. I spent around 5 hrs on Saturday rescheduling some rtw itineraries and wasn't offered a call back but in the current environment I suspect I wasn't the only one rescheduling. I had a long wait weeks ag...

  • You will not as far as I know. If you had an admirals club membership, you would.If you're experience is different, I'd love to know.

  • Originally Posted by QF_ALT Wonderful thank you from QF today on the return hop across the ditch. 2 spare seats in PE so a polite request was made to see what the chances were. Platinum every year since inception and the predictable response. Certainly sir $450.00Why can't QF get it into its orga...

  • Originally Posted by CBRQF Yes.....that comment was never going to go down well on here... Nor should it really.I love to be critical when the airlines don't live up to their promises, but this is a little ridiculous.