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by allrite
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qantas Antarctica Flight 2018 - Part 1 | Queen of the Skies - Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ | MEL - ZZF - HBA
Replies: 25
Views: 19051

Re: Qantas Antarctica Flight 2018 - Part 1 | Queen of the Skies - Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ | MEL - ZZF - HBA

Hi VapourTrails, Simply awesome report and what a way to celebrate the 747 with an experience over the Antarctic. Was this your first flight in the Queen of the Skies? Did you get a sense of skimming over the mountain ranges as if they were just below you? It's an amazing experience to see a place s...

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by allrite
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 471
Views: 82618

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Just noticed a QFA380 flying overhead which, according to FR24, is QFA6013 flying SYD- MEL. Some sort of recovery or repositioning flight with all these high winds?

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by allrite
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying out of Tibet on Sichuan Airlines | 3U 8658 | LXA-CTU | A330-300 | Y Class
Replies: 5
Views: 5700

Re: Flying out of Tibet on Sichuan Airlines | 3U 8658 | LXA-CTU | A330-300 | Y Class

Sorry, the weather was terrible, we took off and were into the clouds within 30 seconds and stayed in or above the clouds the entire flight so no stunning vistas to be seen. This is literally the only pic I managed to snap before we got into the clouds- No worries and I sympathise! Back in March 20...

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by allrite
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying out of Tibet on Sichuan Airlines | 3U 8658 | LXA-CTU | A330-300 | Y Class
Replies: 5
Views: 5700

Re: Flying out of Tibet on Sichuan Airlines | 3U 8658 | LXA-CTU | A330-300 | Y Class

Good report, though it would be nice to have seen some photos of the scenery outside, which I assume would have been stunning around Tibet. The restrooms are immaculately maintained, complete with flowers even in the Economy section loo, and strangely a Winnie the Pooh air freshener (wait, I thought...

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by allrite
Fri May 10, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Turkmenistan Airlines Business Class: The President is Watching ...
Replies: 28
Views: 13426

Re: Turkmenistan Airlines Business Class: The President is Watching ...

Thanks for the amazing trip report from a fascinating region of the world. I agree with your comments about the views above Afghanistan. Sadly it's a country that few of us will probably have a chance to visit, but from the air it is absolutely incredible. I had the pleasure eight years ago of flyin...

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by allrite
Thu May 09, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 65011

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

So I was Wondering If anyone knows what happened to Red Q starting up the Asian based version of Qantas. All looked up all the reports and it said nothing About what happened to it or why it did not start up and that was back in 2012 Interestingly, AirAsia's headquarters are now called RedQ, so I d...

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by allrite
Thu May 09, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 65011

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

While growing, I don't think any of the Jetstars has made a decent ROI. I wonder whether Jetstar Japan considered longhaul but Qantas passed so JAL decided to go it alone with ZipAIR or whether other politics were involved. Certainly Jetstar Japan appears to be the most successful of the offshoots ...

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by allrite
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

What can one wear in such cold weather? I'm the wrong person to ask, but layering is apparently the go, though I probably did a poor job of it. In Rovaniemi (-20C) I had some lined pants from Uniqlo, a Heatek thermal top from the same place and a down jacket with a wind/water proof jacket over the ...

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by allrite
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

Thats quite a detour going via japan also! Finnair seem to be quite cheap from SE Asia too, which is easier to get to, at least mentally! Actually it's not a detour at all. Sydney - Cairns - Osaka - Helsinki is 15,504 km, just 315 km more than a nonstop Sydney - Helsinki would be. Travelling via Si...

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by allrite
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 560
Views: 75059

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

In addition to yesterday's announcement Qantas has applied to the IASC for AY to codeshare on JQ services to Japan https://blueswandaily.com/jetstar-airways-to-codeshare-with-finnair-on-jetstar-routes-to-japan-from-mar-2019/ Pretty much what I asked for. :) C) Surprised AY applying for JQ codeshare...

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by allrite
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 560
Views: 75059

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

QF don’t operate from remote stands in SYD. All the bays at T3 are via aerobridges. They do however utilise stairs during short turn around flights where aircraft are boarded via rear of the aircraft. The only other bays which I imagine feasible would’ve been bays 83, 84 & 85 by the pond but in...

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by allrite
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

They are expanding the non-schengen area. It should be finished by the end of 2019. And the new check-inn and security area should be done by 2021. It's the same architect agency that did the Oodi library in Helsinki center. That's good! We were mostly in the non-schengen area and didn't really hav...

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by allrite
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 560
Views: 75059

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Qantas and Finnair have applied for codeshare partnership between Australia and New Zealand, includes JQ flights as well https://twitter.com/airlineroute/status/1094837903400693761?s=21 Good. It would be nice if you could easily book Finnair to Australia via Japan (KIX, NRT) as well. Just did that ...

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by allrite
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 560
Views: 75059

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

When did VA “pull out” of ROK? I’ve been focusing on keeping Qantas status, and I’ve only flown VA a few times this year and always had the alliance fokkers (always on VA1245). However switching back to VA since I much prefer their product on the route and it seems all VA flights are operated by Al...

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by allrite
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

Another EXCELLENT report, as always. Thank you. Great Trip Report Allrite. I flew Finnair ages ago when the A340 was its newest long haul aircraft. Can't recall much except surprise at disembarking at a remote stand - somethings don't change. Thank you both! I recall first wanting to fly Finnair wh...

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by allrite
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

Thanks for your fantastically comprehensive report, and I'm glad it was an enjoyable trip. I see my own kids growing up but am still surprised at the occasional pic of Alex and that he is growing up too :) He's 10 years old. Only 2 more years of primary school. It's scary! I'm hoping October will b...

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by allrite
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

Thanks for the detailed trip report! Northern Europe in winter is very brave!! Jetstar is generally fine as long as you dont have high expectations. I was tempted by the recent jetstar japan sale as i am yet to go, but the change in OOL or CNS makes the journey that bit longer! Thats quite a detour...

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by allrite
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

OH-LWA the first A350 of AY fle on it when it was brand new HEL-LHR-HEL :) For the return it's either OH-LWC or LWE can't really see the last letter on the reg. Next time come when it's summer in here and the boat trip to Tallinn is highly recommend. Hi Teme82, it was OH-LWE. I'm not sure your week...

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by allrite
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

debonair wrote:
Hi, nice TR as always - and one more translation for you: KITA stands in German for Kindertagesstätte (Kindergarten).


Thank you! But my kid's quite a bit above kindergarten now! Though definitions 1,2 and 3 might work in the Urban Dictionary. :D

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by allrite
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

We really are running late, so once back in Osaka we navigate our way through the pedestrian crush and grab our bags. Then we have to reverse the process. Now we decide to save ourselves the effort of changing trains in Shin-Osaka then fighting for an unreserved seat on the Haruka Express.Instead we...

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by allrite
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

After a couple of weeks in Europe, Japan felt like a bit of a homecoming. Plus 7 degree celcius feels a lot warmer than minus temperatures. I was really struck by the differences in architecture between the two regions. Old Europe is ornate, the highest buildings church spires. City Japan is dense, ...

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by allrite
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

We maximise our time in Europe by keeping busy on that final day, but the train is running ten minutes late and we are even worse. Along the way we farewell Finland's snowy landscape, then rush to Terminal 2. https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gIePpkdlsFE/XEfW1m68X6I/AAAAAAAG2xA/Mam0beWFLF00EjWQFTHe9HkI6UvQ...

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by allrite
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

To read more and see other photos about our time in Europe and Japan please see my blog . My wife's long wanted to visit Denmark. I think it's something about (Princess) Mary. We began by spending a full day walking around the sights of Copenhagen and, yes, that means stopping by the Little Mermaid ...

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by allrite
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Re: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-RThqgHHtdo4/XDgnMvEGx2I/AAAAAAAGzBM/GzDkkzkpRIY5WEoBTTI34bMbUSnpvbUMQCKgBGAs/s1600/DSC05642.JPG I've long wanted to fly Finnair. I always envisaged them as clean and smooth, but will they meet my expectations? After a buffet breakfast at the Hatago Inn we packed our bags ...

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by allrite
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)
Replies: 26
Views: 7567

Kita: Jetstar and Finnair SYD to CNS, KIX, HEL and CPH and more (Big!)

Kita. It means "north" in Japanese. That's where we were heading. North to Japan. It also means "mouth" in Finnish. Further north, beyond Japan. And it means "we" or "us" in Malay, the national language of my wife B's birth country. Yes, for the first time we ...

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by allrite
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hop to Hobart - VA 737/QF 717
Replies: 8
Views: 5110

Re: Hop to Hobart - VA 737/QF 717

Some very nice photos in your report. Two very scenic approaches, Sydney and Hobart (anywhere in Tasmania I should think!).

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by allrite
Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)
Replies: 11
Views: 9755

Re: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)

Really enjoyed your report, especially after visiting Hokkaido in October. Those AirAsia meals do not look appetising and not too different from similarly named dishes we were served on Malaysian AirAsia/AirAsiaX flights. So disappointing. Interesting how you boarded via stairs on your Jetstar fligh...

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by allrite
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 3: QF34 KIX - SYD
Replies: 2
Views: 4036

Re: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 3: QF34 KIX - SYD

Nice trip report. What was the loads like? I believe its still a newish flight The flights have been operated since December 2017. I wasn't paying too much attention on the day, but I believe that they were quite full apart from my empty seat on the way up. Some things to keep in mind: 1) It was ne...

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by allrite
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Point Anxiety: Qantas return SYD-MEL
Replies: 5
Views: 4430

Re: Point Anxiety: Qantas return SYD-MEL

Really enjoyed this report, as all of your reports that I read on this site. Great photos too. I love flying down the east coast, with those views that you’ve captured very well here. Never got to Silver status myself. Don’t really mind though. I don’t actively try. Sad to hear that you have not ov...

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by allrite
Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Satisfy your hunger at lunch time on British Airways Club Europe flying London Heathrow to Dublin
Replies: 4
Views: 4678

Re: Satisfy your hunger at lunch time on British Airways Club Europe flying London Heathrow to Dublin

I'm sure taking an extra meal must drive some manager apoplectic with rage about missing an opportunity to charge more. I wouldn't pay any extra for a quinoa salad. Would you? Maybe only quinoa and kale to fit inside one of the slimline toilets. :) Anyways, nice photos and report. Good to hear you e...

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by allrite
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Point Anxiety: Qantas return SYD-MEL
Replies: 5
Views: 4430

Re: Point Anxiety: Qantas return SYD-MEL

Silver is an important level to get to - it opens up a few more things, which is great! Excellent pictures there - it was like I was flying with you. Really enjoyed the report! :) Glad you enjoyed it! I've had silver before and the main benefit I found was that I could book seats towards the front ...

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by allrite
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Point Anxiety: Qantas return SYD-MEL
Replies: 5
Views: 4430

Point Anxiety: Qantas return SYD-MEL

https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-kZV_C93XlJk/W9gj_-iknjI/AAAAAAAGtM0/n4BnZIceXKQftH6iWxGkebaYL5PwoUbUQCKgBGAs/s1600/DSC_1711.JPG I have to go somewhere. I have choices, at the last moment I choose Melbourne. I am not supposed to feed my flight anxiety with safety behaviours, like checking the weather, bu...

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by allrite
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 3: QF34 KIX - SYD
Replies: 2
Views: 4036

The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 3: QF34 KIX - SYD

In Part 1 I, along with my wife and son of almost 10 years, flew Qantas from Sydney to Osaka. Part 2 described the Jetstar flight from KIX to Sapporo and our subsequent adventures around Hokkaido, Tokyo, Osaka and Nara. Now it's time to go home... https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-7jzk1JMacaA/W8Zst0lO5uI/A...

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by allrite
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 2: Jetstar KIX-CTS and train adventures
Replies: 2
Views: 3638

Re: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 2: Jetstar KIX-CTS and train adventures

teme82 wrote:
It's an An-124 at KIX...

Nice TR. Hope to see you in HEL with one l ;D


Oops, my bad typing. I even googled it just to make sure I typed correctly and I failed... :cry2:

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by allrite
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 1: QF33 SYD - KIX
Replies: 9
Views: 6526

Re: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 1: QF33 SYD - KIX

I do enjoy your trip reports Allrite. Its nice to see reviews from you that feels personal and genuine. Keep it up and i am looking forward to reading about your future trips. Cheers Thanks! Yes! My favorite time of the year is when you do your Japan trip (Trip report wise anyway :P.) I cant wait f...

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by allrite
Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 2: Jetstar KIX-CTS and train adventures
Replies: 2
Views: 3638

The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 2: Jetstar KIX-CTS and train adventures

In Part 1 I flew on QF33 from SYD to KIX. In this instalment I'll describe the flight to Sapporo and our adventures in Japan... Although I've been to Japan over 20 times I've only ever on two Japanese domestic flights and both of them were Jetstar Japan to Matsuyama. Why? First and foremost it's bec...

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by allrite
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 1: QF33 SYD - KIX
Replies: 9
Views: 6526

Re: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 1: QF33 SYD - KIX

I found your comments interesting about your thoughts on flying. It’s something that I have found too over the years. My passion for civil aviation is just as strong as ever and I love reading these trip reports and any article on the subject on line or in print. However regarding an actual flight ...

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by allrite
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 48941

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

Qantas has opened in upgraded MEL domestic lounges today I was at the MEL Qantas Club on Tuesday and I can't say that I was particularly impressed with the lack of external views and the limited food selection (although the sweets matched my taste...Not sure what that says about me!). Found a fairl...

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by allrite
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 2018 Australian Domestic LCC Experience | Tigerair Australia - A320-232 | Melbourne (MEL) – Canberra (CBR)
Replies: 7
Views: 6001

Re: 2018 Australian Domestic LCC Experience | Tigerair Australia - A320-232 | Melbourne (MEL) – Canberra (CBR)

Hi VapourTrails, reading your reports is such a pleasure. You've made me regret not putting more detail into mine! Loved the photos, especially of the evening. I've never flown Tigerair before so it's good to read such a detailed perspective on the experience of flying with them. About the only thin...

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by allrite
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 1: QF33 SYD - KIX
Replies: 9
Views: 6526

The End of the Line in Hokkaido Part 1: QF33 SYD - KIX

Yes, it's time for the yearly trip to Japan! So what's different? In December 2017 Qantas began flying direct between Sydney and Kansai International Airport (Osaka). Osaka has become my preferred gateway to Japan from Australia, not least because it seems to have smoother approaches than Narita. I'...

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by allrite
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 50195

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

Just received notification that, due to the Lion Air crash, all Australian government officials and contractors have been instructed not to fly with Lion Air or any of its subsidiaries, including Malindo and Batik Air and to book alternatives, regardless of cost.

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by allrite
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 70533

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Footy finals madness time of year again. Melbourne is playing West Coast in Perth on the weekend (Peliminary Final). Some Melbourne supporters are flying to Perth via Singapore. At $1000, it's cheaper than the cheapest MEL-PER fare going for the weekend, $1200.... Some folk have paid up to $1500 fo...

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by allrite
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 70533

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Video of AN-124 arriving at Rockhampton ahead of a major military exercise https://twitter.com/7NewsSydney/status/1040198656438153217 Ah Rockhampton, a city that seems to struggle to maintain services "punching above it's weight". The only international visitors it gets are those there to...

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by allrite
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 70533

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

QF742 wrote:
MEL-KIX could be an interesting route for JQ to try. Although there’s a fair bit of new capacity MEL - Japan.


Right now a Qantas Rose Bay to KIX service might be more useful...

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by allrite
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mariner has passed away
Replies: 82
Views: 9645

Re: Mariner has passed away

So very sad to hear of Mariner's passing. His writing was always interesting and well thought through, a model for which we should all aspire to replicate here and elsewhere. I remember studying Breaker Morant in high school so many years ago, one small piece of evidence that David's works are a par...

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by allrite
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 71422

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the latest Sydney Airport 20 year plan released on Monday proposes to use the current T2 and T3 domestic terminals for some international flights, whilst retaining T1 as the primary international terminal. There are further roadworks and pickup point changes p...

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by allrite
Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 71422

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

All in all a very uneventful results release. QF look to have changed their hype strategy around these, this time at least. What's the point today? The only thing they could say that could get them more media is if they announced that potatoes and whole raw onions would be featured on the Qantas me...

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by allrite
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 71422

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Pertinent to earlier discussions, according to this tweet from Australian Business Traveller : Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says both Qantas and Jetstar would fly out of the new Western Sydney airport, although Sydney/Kingsford-Smith would be predominately Qantas and Western Sydney would be predominately J...

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by allrite
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 71422

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

And again you can argue that JL would want to do MEL-HND over SYD-HND but if you go ask people in JAL they would tell you otherwise. (My friend working in JAL in Tokyo said his management has to be crazy to prioritize MEL over SYD to fly into HND) And BTW JAL's only Australia office is in Sydney as...

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