• There is no data to suggest that.While there have been a small amount of fully vaccinated people becoming infected, the viral shedding in those cases have been low and there is not enough data to know if they can still pass it on to others.

  • Unfortunately, Japan has less then 1% of the population with even a single dose and there is a high level of vaccine hesitancy in the country due to perceived problems with vaccines in general going back 40 years. They also can't go into lockdowns like many western nations have done. The Japanes...

  • Good to know that Qantas is still giving people masks. Would be helpful if the airports did since people are being required to use them on the ground in the airport as well. My parents had a trip to Darwin over the long weekend and CBR airport wouldn't reply to the question if they supplied masks...

  • The Australian government should also give any renewing a passport, that was valid during the time the borders were closed, a discount on the renewal equal to the percentage of time the old passport was unable to be used for due to their blocking of travel.ie, they've barred the majority of Austr...

  • I know a lot of people without "smart" phones. I know people without "dumb" phones.I know people with smart phones that don't use iOS or Android, or use an older (or even an extremely new) version that the app doesn't work on.It would be nice if governments, international bodies and bushiness's w...

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  • Aren't most of the Qantas lounges operated by a local service company such as a hotel chain like Accor, with the only Qantas staff (or local ground handling company staff) being at the front desk?It would seem more likely that the contracts with Accor (etc) have expired and Qantas, given the curr...

  • Qantas further status extension

    Aug 19, 2020, 04:06 PM

    I didn't get extended. I had already earnt my Aug 20-July 21 year by Nov 19.I'm currently sitting on 650SC after the bonus SC of half retain for current tier + 1 month of boost.The holiday I would have been having in Oct/Nov clearly isn't going to happen. I'm unlikely to be able to travel again u...

  • "Oneworld - obviously a competitive alliance advantage by having two (2) homegrown members in the USA. Star Alliance and SkyTeam only have one each."Both Star and Sky used to have 2 US members each, until they both merged with the domestic alliance partners. Oneworld never had a 2nd US based me...

  • Maybe the government should nationalize and merge both QF and VA to get them through this problem, then demerge and sell off in a few years once the industry has recovered.

  • Originally Posted by patrickk They will need the three 788s to cover for joburg as well. More work for the Dresden fit-out centre. I suspect the 788s will be for regional and so not have PE. Maybe 250-270 seats. If Qantas keeps not putting PE on mid-long haul aircraft (eg the A330 refit), then th...

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