• The idea suits me fine. Most airport lounge announcements come across as "Flight urrghh arrrghhh travelling to ooooghhh arrrggghh is now uurrghhh at arrrggghhh ooorrgghhh. Passengers are advised to uuurrrghh ooorgghhhh arrrggghhh now!" This unintelligble gurgle is usually created by a combinatio...

  • There never will be a successful aircraft/car combination. The simple reason being the two applications are totally incompatible. Taking to the air is such a vast leap from moving along the ground. The mere fact that every 2nd road vehicle wears scrapes, dents and buckled panels from contact wit...

  • Well, I'm glad QF is finally doing something about entertainment on their tired ex-JQ A330's. The Captain regularly apologising for the lack of entertainment is getting a bit old.

  • Sorry, a typo slipped into my last post. The line should read "simply lease equipment as required for current demand".

  • The fact that writedown of the value of the aircraft is taken into account on the books represents the fact that this loss IS a tangible loss to QF.  It's no different to having the actual selling value of your house substantially lowered. You've incurred a sizeable loss in your asset base...

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