• And with Virgin gone, our choice is...? Wow, what an own goal to treat premium customers this way. What will be extra funny is the reaction from OneWorld passengers. Japan, HK and USA especially. I reckon it won't take too many irate Americans when they return before Qantas reverts in the lounges...

  • Where do the staff sleep? I don't mean the crew: I mean PA's etc? And/or your children for that matter?

  • Bring on the business travel exemption as quickly as possible. We already have fast tests and I would be happy to stay at BOTH airports for a short while until given the all clear. (Screw two weeks obviously.) No public transport seems a little strict but I could live with that for a while. I do ...

  • This is one of the most unintentionally funny articles I have read in a while. "not another rescue. This is the company's relaunch." Oh please. Anyway nothing will change internally because the weakness for Alitalia (and Air France) remains the unions who are super bolshy. I am not anti-union, b...

  • How to travel with wine

    Aug 17, 2018, 07:00 PM

    I bought myself Transbottle which allows me to (legally) take 3 bottles of wine in my suitcase each month when I go to Tokyo. These case is almost indestructble, VERY lightweight, shatter proof although I place each bottle in plastic bags just in case. I have done this for a few years and had zer...

  • US ESTA required?

    Mar 14, 2018, 04:34 PM

    I have an APEC card and regularly use it in the USA. I absolutely need ESTA approval which usually takes a day (but allow longer, why take the risk) and certainly never needed a paper copy although I have the receipt on my laptop in case customs asks (and they never have because I couldn't check ...