• Govt crackdown on TRS rebates

    Mar 08, 2018, 12:11 AM

    Another example of the government taking a small issue and blowing it out of proportion.The scheme only has one reason to remain. To encourage visitors to purchase in Australia instead of their home country, and to encourage Australians to purchase here instead of overseas.It has far more benefit...

  • Sydney Airport's UberX pickup-up fee

    Sep 14, 2016, 10:47 PM

    At least Uber can pick up passengers. Try going to LAX. The application locks out the entire LAX airport and you have to walk 15 minutes outside of the airport boundary before you can use Uber.

  • Australia's travel demographics do make it viable. Remember that the flight route between Sydney and Melbourne accounts for more passengers than the 2 busiest routes in the US added together. Even Sydney to Brisbane is busier than the US's busiest flying route.

  • An interesting reason for the original higher Chinese speeds comes from fact that the original HSR was based on trains received from Japan. Typically Japan will benchmark and test their trains well above their operating speeds (e.g. N710 between Osaka and Hakata/Fukuoka to Kagashima was test for ...

  • Qantas frequent flyers & recognition

    Feb 21, 2014, 01:38 PM

    I noticed a massive difference in January on flights to and from Tokyo. The new iPad app has made a difference because it's available to all flight attendants, and at a glance the staff can match a seat to a particular passenger, status and name.It was most noticble in two ways. Firstly while wai...

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