• While the story does indeed say 'underwritten', it also says the government 'has committed $50 million' so there seems to be an expectation that it will cost the community. I have to say I sympathise with the downthread comment about the expectations that the government will fix every problem any...

  • I wonder whether the Qantas group will still be paying for the new aircraft. The story just says 'it won't be taking delivery'. You'd think that Qantas have contracted to buy the aircraft and Boeing and Airbus have committed funds already to build them, so it's unlikely that Qantas will be totall...

  • And in even earlier days, BOM was a stop for QF flights to and from Europe.

  • I really love Hong Kong and Cathay Pacific and particularly the HKG First lounges, but right now I'd be wary about your option of '8 hours to leave the airport and enjoy dinner in downtown Hong Kong'. Things have been a bit chaotic, demonstrators have trashed MTR stations, and friends have encoun...

  • Marriott comes to Canberra

    Sep 02, 2019, 09:15 AM

    Yes, the 'revamp' jarred with me as well! A revamp of the site perhaps, but I don't think you'd usually say that when starting again from scratch. Will be good when this project is finished and we might get a period without Mort and Lonsdale Streets being blocked by construction!

  • Qantas seat selection

    Jan 28, 2020, 02:07 PM

    Yes - I ran into the same problem starting around 23 January. Unable to select seats which are shown as vacant and available to me on either the app or the website. At first I thought it was the agent I'd used, and perhaps the reservation wasn't yet ticketed.

  • Originally Posted by jefflu88 Thanks guys for the responses.I gave Qantas a call who advised bags go straight through as it's on the same ticket (booked through Qantas) and they have interline as OW partners - spoke to 2 agents on 2 different phone calls. I'm still somewhat unsure on this...

  • Salt and pepper squid is also off the menu in the Canberra Chairman's Lounge at the moment. Apparently waiting for a new deep fryer.

  • Originally Posted by whoppersandwich The idea of northern JQ hubs has resurfaced recently. JQ could easily operate A321LR flights from DRW and CNS to all those destinations bar HNL. Some services, such as DPS and SIN wouldn’t require the stopover and thus could be offered as a non-stop opt...

  • Booking with S7 Airlines website

    Mar 18, 2019, 11:50 AM

    Thanks to all for the responses.