Oct 19, 2020, 12:15 PM
These spurious "rapid testing" kits are a dismal solution to pre-departure screening. They have a consistently documented high rate of false negatives (up to 29%), meaning COVID positive travellers will board flights with misplaced confidence, and won't quarantine on arrival at their destination....
Oct 07, 2020, 10:57 PM
Leave it to Wall Street to find a way to leverage airline FF points into an exotic class of securities. Given enough time, I'm quite sure JP Morgan could parlay the smiley stamps on schoolchildren's homework into a tradable new asset, to the real benefit of nobody.
Sep 25, 2019, 11:19 AM
Why would Qantas install Netflix hard drives, instead of expanding their own IFE hard drives. Seems quite redundant.
Jul 13, 2019, 08:37 AM
Is it a good deal that you need to be coming from or going to a Qantas flight that same day in order to enter their lounge? No.
Jul 12, 2019, 10:05 AM
“We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.”- Steve Jobs
Oct 31, 2018, 03:52 PM
The harsh cabin environment on longhaul flights makes your skin very dry, so you might opt for a facial massage. They'll use a range of products that moisturise and protect skin from the surprisingly brutal effects of recycled air conditioning. Unlike a neck or back massage, a facial treatment is...
Oct 30, 2018, 10:22 PM
The title really says it all. I’m currently sitting in steerage on QF637 (BNE-MEL), and witnessing a curious thing I’ve not seen before.We are on a B737 (great wifi) with about a two-thirds full load. For almost the entirety of the plane, pax have been allocated with an empty middle s...
Sep 25, 2018, 11:36 AM
I agree that a seat-only upgrade would be a really nice move from Qantas, however I think this perk should be:(A) unadvertised(B) reserved for Platinum and above(C) limited to elevation from one class tier only to the next, e.g. economy to premium economy, or PE to Business(D) all upgrading cappe...
Jul 04, 2018, 02:10 PM
Hi there,This question is raised frequently; please see the following link:https://www.ausbt.com.au/community/view/42/6990/early-bag-check-at-laxRelevant excerpt:TSA restrictions mean luggage can only be checked-in 4 hours before you travel. Additionally, the check-in counters at TBIT are close...
Jun 12, 2018, 12:33 PM
International does not adopt similar guidelines; they have a far more relaxed approach to guest attire. I suspect this is largely to conform with oneworld partner policies. The international lounges have a greater volume of partner elites that wouldn't know the dress codes / have different cultur...