• Helps also when you are owned and operated by a government with deep pockets, unlike private airlines that need to operate on a commercial basis.

  • I hope VA manage to get through this situation. I must confess, I am not a VA passenger but I want to see them succeed going forward. I do not like the foreign ownership they have, particularly governments of United Arab Emirates via ETIHAD, and Singapore via Singapore Airlines, but my thoughts ...

  • People and passengers need to understand airlines yields. Having a full flight does not mean it has made money. When you add the cost of fuel, landing and parking fees, taxes, wages etc, the revenue received from passengers fares and cargo underneath does not always equal profits. There are lots ...

  • Nice to have choice of flight times from Australian cities to Singapore in reference to taking on Qantas. One needs to understand, SQ have a major hub in SIN with connecting flights to all parts of Asia, Middle East and Europe. As an ex employee for SQ I can tell you that up to three quarters of ...

  • There are a lot of comments on this and other sites about full loads and why airlines change an aircraft type. Let it be known, that even a full load, airlines can still lose losing money. Just because the aircraft is full, does not mean they will make money. It is called yield. It is what we pay...

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