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by An767
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Picture Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 3598

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Picture Thread

F & Y look okay , but that Business cabin ... to much polished wood effect and leather trim for my like , maybe if it was toned down so its not so in your face it would look okay
my 2 cents worth
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by An767
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2017
Replies: 147
Views: 17335

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2017

A bit of that has to do with the time of year, with peak season its more about new routes starting than announcements - you'll find most announcements are made mid-year for peak season. Perhaps that is a factor, but nevertheless, there is actually a lot of news - we cannot post all about these news...

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by An767
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 51131

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

As an aside, with the growth in the SIN mini hub, could we see a daily OOL-SIN on a 330 once the OOL expansion is complete? Would give QF an edge in the premium stakes there and provide an additional QLD daily frequency. Or, would we be more likely to see another BNE daily or upgauge to 388? Talkin...

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by An767
Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 51131

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Please keep the thread on topic. This is about Australian Aviation, not a referendum on the quality or legitimacy of news outlets. If you'd like to discuss that, please go to the Non Aviation Forum, but that subject doesn't belong here. For many people, this addition to the QF fleet is an important...

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by An767
Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 51131

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Flying QF51 in a couple of weeks, So I have been keeping an eye on times as I have a connection. Todays was delayed by 6hrs! any idea ? why. If that happened to me I would be screwed An767 Probably a tech issue as it was the same aircraft (VH-QPE) which operated the inbound from SIN which arrived i...

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by An767
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 51131

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Flying QF51 in a couple of weeks, So I have been keeping an eye on times as I have a connection. Todays was delayed by 6hrs! any idea ? why. If that happened to me I would be screwed

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by An767
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 36065

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

For those who would like to attend the invite only QF 789 arrival event here's your chance https://www.ausbt.com.au/contest-attend-the-exclusive-qantas-boeing-787-arrival-event s there a link that is not behind a paywall ? AN767 I haven't had a problem with paywall before on Ausbt, try the one on f...

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by An767
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 36065

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

https://www.ausbt.com.au/contest-attend ... ival-event



s there a link that is not behind a paywall ?
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qf789 wrote:
For those who would like to attend the invite only QF 789 arrival event here's your chance

https://www.ausbt.com.au/contest-attend ... ival-event



s there a link that is not behind a paywall ?
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by An767
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 36065

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

For bus gates Hong Kong has to be the worst. Down in the bowels of the terminal breathing in diesel fumes while you wait. Never will I do Jetstar out of there again if that's the case. I am an Asthmatic and it done me no good at all.
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by An767
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF Upgrade Bidding
Replies: 3
Views: 425

Re: QF Upgrade Bidding

I done a bidding 10.000 points & $200.00 and it was accepted, this was Brisbane - Singapore . so dont bid too high

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by An767
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations
Replies: 147
Views: 17711

Re: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations

Looks like QTR 921 has gone striaght through to Doha , yet looks like EK are stopping in OZ on way home
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by An767
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 36065

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

Latest in JQ cancelling TSV-DPS Passengers who fly the route are claiming flights are always full http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/route-cancellation-townsville-passengers-claim-bali-flights-always-full/news-story/d3bea55620a3ecab5de69cb77ad63ce3 Its all well and good these flights being f...

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by An767
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF changes SYD-DXB-LHR back to SYD-SIN-LHR from 25th March 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 19624

Re: QF changes SYD-DXB-LHR back to SYD-SIN-LHR from 25th March 2018

https://www.ausbt.com.au/no-frequent-fl ... artnership


Can any body highlight key points, as its behind a paywall

Thanks
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dubaiamman243 wrote:
Renewed Emirates - Qantas partnership: No frequent flyer upgrades.
https://www.ausbt.com.au/no-frequent-fl ... artnership


Can any body highlight key points, as its behind a paywall

Thanks
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by An767
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 52438

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

BIG NEWS: *QF dumps SYD-DXB-LHR back to SYD-SIN-LHR daily A380 (QF1/2) *QF increase MEL-SIN-MEL to double daily (A380 and A330) https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media-releases/qantas-and-emirates-to-extend-partnership/ I guess this will appease the MEL folk who complained about the loss of the A38...

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by An767
Mon Aug 28, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 52438

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

What happened to EK415 today? Its a flight I normally track on flight radar but status today is "unknown"
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by An767
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?
Replies: 72
Views: 2637

Re: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?

1974 London to Melbourne via , Frankfurt, Bahrain, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Sydney . my 1st 747-200 ride

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by An767
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SQ & NZ & UA & AC - In J ~ AroundTheWorld Pt3! - with Video
Replies: 1
Views: 2823

Re: SQ & NZ & UA & AC - In J ~ AroundTheWorld Pt3! - with Video

Nice report, but would have been better with pic included instead of a video of still shots. .
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by An767
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread - Repaint, WIFI, refurbs etc
Replies: 166
Views: 21071

Re: Qantas Fleet Repaint Thread

Oh dear it seams nothing QF does or has done with the revised livery , that most do not to like it. We had in the past 1 member who wrote a protest letter to QF with his disgust. People don't like the font, the location of the belly logo the roo with no arms or the colour of the band on the tail . G...

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by An767
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA releases worst safety video ever?
Replies: 115
Views: 13265

Re: BA releases worst safety video ever?

Not the best , almost as cringe worthy as the QF one a few years back with the Australian Cricket team ........... I hated that with a passion

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by An767
Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 378
Views: 38831

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017

At Auckland Airport waiting for flight home. Qf have a flight Auckland to Tahiti QFA6032 . anybody know if this is a,charter , or enroute to another port ? Operating with 332 -VH-EBE
Spotted it on Flight radar while I was browsing

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by An767
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 378
Views: 38831

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017

In other news The West Australian is reporting that VA's new business class will be based on JetBlues "Mint". If this is the case it will be a big win and is something I have always thought would be a good move for them. https://thewest.com.au/business/aviation/virgin-australias-new-busin...

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by An767
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What airlines have you flown on?
Replies: 76
Views: 2366

Re: What airlines have you flown on?

Air North Ansett Air New Zealand Air Pacific (Fiji) Britannia British Airways Cathay Pacific Compass (Australia) CSA East Jet Emirates Finnair Fly Global Garuda Jetstar Jetstar Asia KLM Lufthansa Lot Philippine Airlines Qantas Ryanair Singapore Airlines Solomon Airlines Trans Australian Thai Turkish...

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by An767
Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Etihad A380 Business Class, JFK AUH
Replies: 7
Views: 4687

Re: Etihad A380 Business Class, JFK AUH

No pictures

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by An767
Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you have tatoos and/or multiple piercings?
Replies: 65
Views: 2575

Re: Do you have tatoos and/or multiple piercings?

I have 1 tattoo that i cover with a long sleeve at work and 4 piercings that cannot be seen . nobody is none the wiser they are mine and not for the world to see .
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by An767
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What type of people are frequent flyers? (Am I in the wrong career?)
Replies: 66
Views: 4277

Re: What type of people are frequent flyers? (Am I in the wrong career?)

I work in the service industry mainly for remote mining support, so I do on average 6 flights a month across Australia. When I am not working I am on a plane to Asia for short hops and Europe for my long vaction so all up around 40+ flights a year as a top tier FF i get good benifits . But after whi...

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by An767
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no Fukuoka-Frankfurt flights?
Replies: 31
Views: 5106

Re: Why no Fukuoka-Frankfurt flights?

Low / no demand. what demand there is , is low yealding = no service
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by An767
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2017
Replies: 292
Views: 38392

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2017

I wounder if QF would consider naming their dream liners after the AFL and NRL teams and put their emblems on the planes, got to be better than Vegemite. Why is it people on here are fixated with names and schemes for the 787. Fair enough name them after Places , famous Australians etc. But just pa...

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by An767
Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2017
Replies: 292
Views: 38392

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2017

smi0006 wrote:
Wouldn't Dreamtime be amazing in a special aboriginal livery again? Be interesting if the additional weight would be a deterrent or if paint technology has changed enough in the past 20years for this to no longer be a factor.


No please no. They looked horrendous.
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by An767
Mon May 22, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big Game Hunter crushed by elephant
Replies: 13
Views: 737

Re: Big Game Hunter crushed by elephant

Such a shame he will be misssed by nobody except ,maybe his family. Shame a few of the others never got trampled when they startled the heard. I have no time for trophy humters of any kind, if you are not going to eat it don't kill it

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by An767
Mon May 15, 2017 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2017
Replies: 402
Views: 41734

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2017

Hey guys Re naming the QF Dreamliners.... Radio 2CH in Sydney ran a travel program today hosted by Catriona Rowntree (think 'Getaway' on Channel 9) which focussed on the naming of the Dreamliners. Most popular were indigenous names and landscape names. Famous people came third. A large number of pe...

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by An767
Sun May 14, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2017
Replies: 402
Views: 41734

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2017

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VHQPA


If you look at flight readr24, you will see active volcanic activity up around PNG which is the normal flight routing

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CB80Scania wrote:
Any ideas why QF61 (Brisbane to Tokyo-Narita operated by VH-QPA) is taking a massive diversion north west?

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VHQPA


If you look at flight readr24, you will see active volcanic activity up around PNG which is the normal flight routing

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by An767
Tue May 02, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2017
Replies: 402
Views: 41734

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2017

What is the fixation with CGD or Paris in general. Have QF looked at the ammount of pax changing to CDG in DBX and thought " (and the other rumered routes in germany etc) we can do this on our own. And what will this do in the long term with the EK alliance if QF open up these routes direct? Wi...

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by An767
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has MU Painted the Ugliest Special Livery in History?
Replies: 69
Views: 15017

Re: Has MU Painted the Ugliest Special Livery in History?

No that goes to QF with the Wunula and other themed aircraft

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by An767
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2017
Replies: 292
Views: 29112

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2017

VA to offer PER-CBR flights. https://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-australia-launches-canberra-perth-flights According to article they will only operate when parliament is sitting and will only operate twice a week And the point of this is? Hardly expect people to even look at using this flight , if it i...

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by An767
Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737 turns 50 this Sunday!
Replies: 63
Views: 6629

Re: B737 turns 50 this Sunday!

Happy Birthday 737. My 1st flight was with Brittania in 1973 LGW-PMI. I still love getting on one . I just cant belive I was 7 when she 1st flew :(

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by An767
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - March 2017
Replies: 237
Views: 25085

Re: Australian Aviation - March 2017

Any body have any idea whats happened to QF1 today? showing as unknown on FR24 QF flight tracker is showing OQB as operating the flight for both 30/3 & 31/1 ?? AN767 OQB is showing like that because the SYD-DXB is operated on the 30/3 and DXB-LHR is operating the following day as it usually doe...

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by An767
Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - March 2017
Replies: 237
Views: 25085

Re: Australian Aviation - March 2017

Any body have any idea whats happened to QF1 today? showing as unknown on FR24
QF flight tracker is showing OQB as operating the flight for both 30/3 & 31/1 ??

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by An767
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wings of Persia – Iran Aviation Tour Nov 2016 (part 1)
Replies: 10
Views: 4250

Re: Wings of Persia – Iran Aviation Tour Nov 2016 (part 1)

cant see the pictures :( but i am thinking as Iran has a must see,
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by An767
Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Trip down Memory Lane: SQ's Spacebeds MNL-SIN
Replies: 2
Views: 3344

Re: A Trip down Memory Lane: SQ's Spacebeds MNL-SIN

NIce read Mr Pokfur good to see you back on Anet with your whitty reports . I flew in that cabin back in the early 90's when i travelled Brisbane - Singapore - Manila, and back then it was the bees knees , okay for nostalgia now but ii is rather dated .

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by An767
Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns
Replies: 117
Views: 32394

Re: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns

Here is the winner. Plane to be introduced spring 2019 named "Flying Honu" http://www.ana.co.jp/group/pr/201703/img/20170306-001.png Press release http://www.ana.co.jp/group/pr/201703/20170306.html Ohh look a whale painted as a whale how cute :( even if it is supposed to be a turtle An767

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by An767
Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 22514

Re: Australian Aviation - February 2017

QF have not codeshared on NZ services for quite sometime. It's a basic interline agreement on some domestic NZ routes. So the Wikipedia article is incorrect. Thanks for the correction. Did QF ever have a codeshare or always been a interline agreement? Does anyone know anything about possible public...

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by An767
Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Overrated Airlines
Replies: 68
Views: 4965

Re: Most Overrated Airlines

Virgin Australia. Domestic is not sure if it's a LCC or full service airline. Cabin crew just want to look pretty but customer service .... whats that. Never tried International , dont want to risk it

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by An767
Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SIA orders 39 Boeing Aircraft
Replies: 241
Views: 50463

Re: SIA signs LOI for 39 Boeing Aircraft

Hi guys, I know this topic has been discussed on other threads as well but I feel this merits a topic of its own! SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has signed a letter of intent to buy 39 Boeing aircraft - 20 B777-9s and 19 B787s - for additional growth and fleet modernisation through the next d...

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by An767
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 149
Replies: 229
Views: 20200

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 149

Qantas eyes A380 refurbishment, to begin as soon as 2018 https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-eyes-airbus-a380-mid-life-refurb-from-2018-2020 Hope they put the current or an updated version of the Business suite on them. I used it on a trip to Singapore and it's a vast improvement from the sky bed, whic...

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by An767
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ultimate Airlines Logo Quiz
Replies: 67
Views: 6114

Re: Ultimate Airlines Logo Quiz

92 . mostly the chinese carriers i got mixed up with but happy enough
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by An767
Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 149
Replies: 229
Views: 20200

Re: antas - LOL.

He does not like AJ ever since he introduced the new livery last year, Perhaps AJ never answered his protest letter . But honestly why would AJ want to go just yet , he has done a great job fixing QF , but still a bit more to do . Plus as Mariner has said an internal recruit would be ideal so preha...

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by An767
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 149
Replies: 229
Views: 20200

Re: antas - LOL.

And Mariner, As for James Hogan at Virgin Australia... There's always Qantas up for grabs when Alan Joyce moves on... but then again, there are at least two other well-respected non-Aussie ex airline leaders in this part of the world who may be ready to step back into battle. Might be quite a while...

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by An767
Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 149
Replies: 229
Views: 20200

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 149

Why do Virgin Australia and Qantas both have the worst Business Class hard product on the Tasman? and provided an much better service on PER-SYD/MEL. For example on the Tasman: Qantas - Pitch 37" - Width 22" - AVOD - Foldout Foot rest Virgin Australia - Pitch 38" - Width 22" - N...

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by An767
Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going to happen to Virgins A380 order?
Replies: 24
Views: 9310

Re: What's going to happen to Virgins A380 order?

John Borgehtti will buy them for Virgin Australia and start hub busting flights from Hobart to all places worldwide , he gets away with murdering the airline now so why not
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