• Interesting article and conjecture in the comments. Some additional context: on 13 August, I counted three Cathay Dragon A320s and two A321s passing though Darwin on their way to Alice Springs, certainly for storage. Most were pretty old - at or close to 20 years. They add to the 12 Cathay group ...

  • As a frequent international and transcontinental flyer, the toilet downgrade in QF A380 and A330-200 business class is one of the few things that really irritate me - and regularly inconvenience other passengers, judging by comments I hear from them and crew. Note that the business class toi...

  • VA: SYD-PER goes A330

    Jun 06, 2013, 09:04 PM

    The 'amateur shot' is actually quite flattering, in that it does not indicate the tight legroom (for busiess class) or the tiny and flimsy tray tables. Suggest you try a Qantas transcon flight then a VIrgin flight and tell us what you think. The difference is amazing.

  • Garuda's BNE limo service

    May 24, 2013, 12:26 AM

    2-2 layout in business, yes, but considerably more legroom and recline than Australian domestic 737s,. Plus all Garuda international 737s have reasonable AVOD via a pull-up screen. Economy has seat back video similar to newer Qantas 737s. Quite comfortable in either class.

  • Great news, but the quoted timings don't seem to be correct. Jakarta is closer to Perth than Sydney is. The gate to gate time should be around 3hrs 45 mins but Jetstar has 4hr 5 mins in its 'relaxed' schedule, and allowing for the one hour time difference, the PER-CGK flight should arrive at abou...

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