• The Heathrow service out of Jakarta stopped in Singapore on the outward only.The Jakarta to LGW service stopped in Amsterdam on the outward and the return.I thought this was more to do with taking on board additional passengers in Singapore as opposed to the 777 load though, although this is pure...

  • I'm doing this next month. The Melbourne leg (GA717) departs at 7:30am with a 90 minute break in Jakarta before the London sector at 12:05. The return has a 2 hour break in Jakarta before the Melbourne leg so all in all much more palatable than their previous schedule which was really awkward.I t...

  • I've done the MEL-LHR route a fair bit and it's not that painful via Singapore. That aside, I'm booked mid December '17 on GA86 during Garuda's northern winter timetable.The service is non-stop CGK-LHR.

  • Internet is vital for some of us who need to be in touch with the office or other services whilst in transit, this is particularly important for me when doing the Europe long haul.In the past I had to respond to an inbox full of email in lounges leaving little or no time to relax whereas now I ca...

  • On the road I use a VPN as a pre-requisite to gain unfettered access through our company firewall to administer systems, without it I have no access at all.I've had issues in the past gaining access to websites and servers whilst in Dubai; our company eventually made the decision to send us from ...

  • Australians working overseas

    Sep 16, 2020, 05:17 PM

    In the same situation as PFM, can anyone advise "why" we cannot actually leave Australia? I do understand the issues surrounding inbound passengers and all the measures and so forth that are in place, but why must one ask for permission to leave? I'm sure there's a perfectly sane and logical reas...

  • Originally Posted by Sibelius It's downstairs (the arrivals level) in T2, on the far right-hand side as you're looking at it from outside. It's more-or-less underneath the Qantas check-in area. Thank you SIbelius, exactly what I wanted. Appreciated.The person who changed the subject line of my p...

  • Hello,I'm an Aussie resident taking some camera equipment I bought here in Australia overseas and have filled out the B263 form "Goods Exported in Passenger Baggage". I have to lodge the form and provide the equipment for evidencing at the Customs Office at the departure airport - in this case Me...

  • Muzz, given the age of this post can you give a heads up as to what lounge was used at Gatwick North and how you got on? I'm travelling to and from there in mid October and have trawled the internet for information but there's very little. Thanks in advance.

  • Garuda Executive Class MEL DPS MEL A333Has anyone flown Melbourne / Denspasar and back again on the A333s recently?Curious to know what the seating is like, in particular the red-eye return sector? Is there a decent flat bed? The A332s look a lot more modern with better cabin interiors; the A333s...