While the COVID-19 lockdowns continue, most of us are staying home and are not travelling. But some people still need to travel for work or compassionate reasons, which is why the federal government is subsidising domestic flights for the next two months. Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and some regional airlines, including Regional Express and Airnorth, continue to … [Read more...]
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We're told that social distancing - keeping at least 1.5 metres of physical distance from other people - is an extremely important weapon in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. In fact, some governments have now implemented strict laws to enforce it. Recognising the importance of social distancing in the current climate, some airlines have made changes to seat … [Read more...]
Many aviation enthusiasts enjoy looking out the window during their flight - as evidenced by a recent AFF debate on window shades. But there are certain things that you can't see just by looking out the aircraft window - such as the outside of the plane, and the view in front of you. This is where external aircraft tail cameras can be great. On some planes, passengers can … [Read more...]
Staring out the window and watching the world go by is one of the joys of air travel. But some airlines insist that all passengers lower their window shades to create a dark cabin - even in the middle of the day. There are several reasons that airlines may ask passengers to close their window blinds. But some travellers detest being told to do this as they have specifically … [Read more...]
Advances in technology have made flying a much more pleasant experience than ever before. But when you're hurtling through the sky in a confined space with hundreds of other passengers, arguments are sometimes inevitable. One of the biggest travel etiquette gripes among passengers is seat reclining. It's an unwritten rule that, as a courtesy to the passenger behind you, you … [Read more...]