Indeed. It wasn’t a fixture on our corporate hospitality days. This is why companies tend to make decisions on research not anecdotes. Here's my anecdote. I worked for a very large recruitment firm who provided corporate hospitality throughout Australia - from golf days, Australian Open, all footba...Jump to post
Rex will be bailed out in some form as the National Party (and all political parties for that matter) will never allow communities to be cut off, they would send in the RAAF before they isolated rural Australia that way. Rex is rather well connected to the National Party with former federal Transpor...Jump to post
What is the situation with freight? People will be ordering lots of things on line and delivery is often by air and fresh food is moved by air. I gather Cathay Cargo are running at capacity, especially with China lifting restrictions and getting back to work. What about FedEx and DHL etc?Jump to post
Articles like this in the media certainly don't help with the Coronavirus situation at the moment - a QF cancellation in SIN due to a broken captains seat being portrayed in the media as Coronavirus related. https://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/episodes/virus/12016748 I was in Singapore at the time of...Jump to post
It would be hard for JQ to sell aircraft they don’t own. The 788’s are owned by QF.
Is there a market for second hand 788’s? The ex Mexico government aircraft has been sitting in the desert for about 2 years. I can’t recall any sales except Boeing white tails.
Do I hear negotiation tactic?
My guess is Scurrah has found some big problems with VA's financial position that perhaps JB may have been hiding. Scurrah will clear the books and get VA in better shape and exit straight after. Maybe you are on to something... https://www.theage.com.au/business/companies/virgin-australia-warns-of...Jump to post
Having looked at HSR and rail in general in Australia with new technologies, planning and finance I can say good luck. The economic case will never stack up unless the fares are so high the air will win every time. HSR in Australia is a great way of sinking money into the ground. Our population simp...Jump to post
Interesting and nice sentiment from a State Government. Royal Brunei might pull out because no one wants to fly with them but no State Government can ban an airline. I reckon Victoria could (and granted that is a very cautious could) make it difficult for BI to operate in the State with some target...Jump to post
Selling flights from Royal Brunei might not be an issue soon, hearing high level talks going to to ban carrier from Melbourne, lead by the state government. Interesting and nice sentiment from a State Government. Royal Brunei might pull out because no one wants to fly with them but no State Governm...Jump to post
Wonder why they would swap to a QQ 100.... perhaps the overall cost is lower with a sublease. That effectively removes about 60 seats per flight. The 737s are just too big for many of VA’s routes. Perhaps the issue is cost of capital. A new 737 V an old F100. And the F100 would have less cabin crew...Jump to post
Long time, like 15 year, watcher/reader...first time poster, thought I should start to contribute. Given JQ do 787 maintenance in Melb, I’m assuming the QF will send their 787 fleet though Melb maintenance as well. Am I correct? Also what is the schedule for the 787 versus a traditional frame like a...Jump to post