• China Airlines business class seems great for both the product and price, but don't underestimate the fact that Qantas is the default airline of choice for most Australians, even when there may be solid alternatives. Most ET readers are admittedly a bit more savvy and might shop around, but most...

  • Back in my 'previous life' as a technology journalist/editor, I would be part of the media contingent making at annual pilgrimage to Taipei for the Computex tech show and/or related Intel briefings. We always flew to Taipei via Hong Kong, sometimes it was a Qantas-Cathay Pacific combo but mostly ...

  • Readers are reminded to keep their comments on the topic/s of an article. State border closures is not a topic here, and we want to avoid having the comments sidetracked or hijacked by another round of argy-bargy over border closures and politics.

  • Yes, technically correct, it's more a 'territory' of China now.

  • DanV, my first thought would be A330s as they're sitting around on the ground and were previously the workhorse of choice for Asia. But you never know, if Qantas sees sufficient pent-up demand and the rest of Asia begins opening up too – such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan - then Qantas ...

  • Doha searches.

    Oct 27, 2020, 11:57 AM

    Hi Ourmanin."Given the view that some have raised recently on this site I’m intrigued to know what, if any, coverage will be given to the story that is a lead on the BBC website in the UK of strip searches of female passengers at Doha. It’s no less relevant than many other topics that...

  • Comment Feature

    Oct 27, 2020, 11:44 AM

    Originally Posted by jubbing The moderators always feel free to edit your comments if they feel it's not in the best interest of their sponsors (aka could affect their $$$) or they think it's off topic to a post.. which is silly since since there is nothing wrong more interaction on the site (as ...

  • How Are The ET/AusBT Team Going

    Jun 08, 2020, 07:00 PM

    Hi Mark, and apologies for the tardy reply! Thanks for asking after us – we're doing okay and like everyone else, working smart as well as hard as we ride out this party-pooping pandemic.Speaking of parties, we actually have our 10th birthday this November (from we launched as Australian Busines...

  • I'll kick this off with my own plans.* A long weekend in the Hunter Valley or a long weekend in Melbourne: yeah, I know, heading into winter isn't the ideal time to visit Melbourne but all the same, it's an easy getaway, and if the weather is agreeable I might hire a car and visit the Great Ocean...

  • There's finally some light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel! With talk of travel restrictions easing, state borders and international bubbles opening up, what destinations are on your radar? What trips are you looking forward to?