Media “blackouts” at airline AGMs – technique to blanket the truth?

Oct 24, 2014 No Comments by

Annual General Meetings (AGMs) for large well known companies always have the potential to be quite volatile, particularly if there are contentious issues and more importantly where the performance of the CEO and Board has been questionable in the eyes of the public. At these meetings the largest uncontrollable factor and one which worries the […]

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QANTAS starts A380 Hong Kong flights without First Class service

Oct 10, 2014 No Comments by

The first QANTAS A380 service to operate as a three class service without First Class will commence tomorrow 11 Oct 2014 on the Sydney – Hong Kong QF127 flight. The carrier flagged plans earlier this year that flights from Sydney to Hong Kong would no longer offer a First Class service. First Class service ended […]

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“All American” menu on Sydney – Dallas A380 flights

Sep 29, 2014 No Comments by

QANTAS will offer some specialty “All American” on the new A380 services from Sydney to Dallas which start today 29 September. These items will be available until 05 October and are in addition to the standard menu.  Customers can look forward to the following items depending on class of service.   Source: QANTAS Instagram.   […]

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Final First Class service on the QANTAS 747s

Sep 28, 2014 No Comments

It’s the end of an era as QANTAS operated its last 747 service with a First Class service this week to Hong Kong. First Class service from the 747s was removed several years and was only offered on two weekly flights from Sydney to Hong Kong complementing the A380 services operating the rest of the […]

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SriLankan and QANTAS to code-share

Sep 17, 2014 No Comments

SriLankan and fellow oneworld partner QANTAS have announced a code-sharing agreement which will take effect from 26 October 2014. QANTAS will place its code on SriLankan operated flights from Singapore Changi to Colombo. In turn, SriLankan will place its code on QANTAS operated services from Singapore to Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. SriLankan operates daily two class A320 […]

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QANTAS adds Vancouver seasonal service

Sep 16, 2014 No Comments

QANTAS will resume seasonal service to Vancouver in January 2015 for the busy Canadian Ski Season. The carrier will offer a total of six services between 03 January and 22 January operating each Saturday and Wednesday from Sydney. Return services will leave Vancouver in the late evening on Sundays and Thursdays. Flights will be non-stop […]

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QANTAS operates last international 767 service

Sep 12, 2014 No Comments

QANTAS will operate its last international Boeing 767 services on 12 September 2014, after almost 30 years of service. The sole remaining international route serviced by a QANTAS 767 were the Hawai’i flights to Honolulu. Flight QF3 will depart Sydney at 19:40 on 12 September arriving at Honolulu on the same day, The return service […]

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British Airways refreshes 747 cabins

Sep 05, 2014 No Comments

British Airways is set to refresh up to 18 of its fleet of 46 strong 747-400s. Apart from a refresh to the cabin, these 747s will have the latest generation Panasonic eX3 inflight entertainment system installed. The new system will provide more than 130 movies and 400 TV programmes on larger, hi-resolution screens, capable of touch […]

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Singapore Airlines launches A380 services to Auckland

Aug 11, 2014 No Comments

As part of the recently approved Singapore Airlines-Air New Zealand alliance, the Singaporean carrier will inaugurate A380 services for the first time from Singapore Changi to Auckland. Singapore Airlines operates twice daily services to Auckland using 777s. The SQ285 and SQ286 service will change from 777-300ER to A380 from 27 October 2014. Air New Zealand […]

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Virgin Australia cuts Melbourne-LAX

Jul 23, 2014 No Comments

Virgin Australia is set to cut its thrice weekly Boeing 777-300ER Melbourne-Los Angeles effective 26 October 2014. The carrier will instead increase frequency on its Brisbane – Los Angeles 777 service from four times weekly to daily also from 26 October 2014. The carrier, in a memo to staff, states this move is as a […]

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