Qantas flight home like child abuse, say New Zealand couple

A New Zealand couple have linked their experience on a Qantas flight to child abuse, after departure delays and problems with the airline’s food service. Duncan Kemsley, Heather Smith and their 11-month-old son, Jeremy Kemsley, were originally due to arrive back in Christchurch from Johannesburg, via Sydney, on Tuesday. Instead, they ended up arriving home … More Qantas flight home like child abuse, say New Zealand couple

Qantas named the world’s safest airline again: World’s safest and least safe airlines for 2016

An annual survey of the world’s biggest airlines has seen Qantas named the world’s safest for the third year running. The Australian carrier was praised for its “extraordinary fatality-free record in the jet era”, with Australian carrier Virgin Australia also making the top 20, while Virgin Atlantic was the only UK airline to make it into the … More Qantas named the world’s safest airline again: World’s safest and least safe airlines for 2016

Qantas uses new aircraft to unlock Asia and more US destinations

Qantas will use its new Boeing 787-9s to open up previously unviable routes to Asia and the US but says it will have to wait for the next generation of aircraft to meet a longstanding ambition to fly non-stop to New York. The flying kangaroo has ordered eight Boeing 767-9s to replace five older Boeing … More Qantas uses new aircraft to unlock Asia and more US destinations

Qantas announces Hugh Jackman as new brand ambassador

Qantas has announced award-winning Australian actor Hugh Jackman as its newest official global brand ambassador. Jackman is the latest in a long line-up of celebrity brand ambassadors for the global airline, with the current line-up including: Indigenous AFL player Adam Goodes, golf champion Greg Norman, paralympian Kelly Cartwright, former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke, and … More Qantas announces Hugh Jackman as new brand ambassador

Expedia under fire over membership to rightwing lobby group Alec

So …“Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, has declined to follow the lead of other big internet firms, instead choosing to remain a member of a controversial rightwing lobby group that works against climate change legislation”. How should we as consumers and more importantly, as habitants of this beautiful dying planet react to this kind … More Expedia under fire over membership to rightwing lobby group Alec

Cheapest flights: Best country in the world for bargain air travel revealed

THINK Australia is a little pricey when it comes to air travel? Think again. According to a recent survey, Australia is the fourth cheapest country in the world when it comes to airfares. So who took the gong for number one? The world’s cheapest country to fly is India thanks to a domestic market battling … More Cheapest flights: Best country in the world for bargain air travel revealed

Airplane passengers fight for space

What is more important? Passenger satisfaction or profit?Everyone knows the answer to that question unfortunately, but when things get to a certain level its time for the companies the rethink their strategies.   Air passenger rage on the rise as space shrinks AIRLINE passengers, squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, appear to be rebelling, taking … More Airplane passengers fight for space