• MEL SkyBus launches new route

    Apr 15, 2016, 09:43 AM

    Direct SkyBus from the airport to places that aren't the city is a pretty decent idea. St Kilda is fairly so-so as a hub, but I guess there's plenty of O&D traffic there. As someone who lives just north of the city it would be nice if I could catch a SkyBus without so much backtracking. Not ...

  • MEL SkyBus launches new route

    Apr 15, 2016, 09:41 AM

    I assume that the operators have sucked a lot of politicians' dicks to get that sweetheart deal. Heck, there's even a PTV bus stop at the airport, for the infrequent 901 bus which goes to Broadmeadows station from which you can catch a train... a good way to save ten bucks if you've got a lot of...

  • Upstairs, downstairs...

    Dec 09, 2015, 11:07 AM

    Makes sense, if the space can be more profitably used for passengers than cargo. Can't say I'd particularly miss windows, especially on long flights. I know Lufthansa A340s at least have a downstairs toilet, which is actually pretty nice. Going for a stroll downstairs makes a nice change to the ...

  • New UA business class

    Dec 09, 2015, 09:35 AM

    And no doubt ten-abreast up the back.

  • Everyone praises it to the moon, I'm not that enthused.  Everywhere is a long walk from everywhere through a neverending shopping mall. You gotta go through security at the gate, which sucks. And I find it hard to navigate because every direction looks the same.  Maybe I'm nitpicking,...