AFF member Justinf recently visited the United States and Canada during the middle of winter. The temperatures were well below freezing but there were plenty of exciting things to see and do. The ultimate destination of the trip was Yellowknife in Canada's Northwest Territories. This part of the world is so remote - and the winter weather so extreme - that there is a television … [Read more...]
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If you're flying with Qantas to the United States, there is a good chance you'll pass through American Airlines' hub of Dallas/Fort Worth Airport (DFW). But Dallas is not a major destination in its own right. In fact, 87% of passengers on QF7, Qantas' daily flight from Sydney to Dallas, are connecting onwards to another destination with American Airlines. DFW Airport is … [Read more...]
It's easy to forget just how good flying is in Australia. We have two full-service airlines with proper Business class products and well-appointed airport lounges. Complementing this are two low-cost airlines offering comfortable budget travel. By comparison, aviation in Europe is in a rather sad state... Flying in Europe really seems like a cross between Tigerair and a horse … [Read more...]
This week's trip report has it all! Over 5 weeks ADLhighflyer recently visited Iceland, Norway and Germany. Between sightings of the Northern Lights this member enjoyed a Norwegian cruise, got stranded in a snowstorm, went dog sledding and even visited Germany's most famous castle. I've just arrived back from a 5 week trip covering Iceland, Norway and Germany (with a side … [Read more...]
If you've been following the news, you're probably aware that Mt Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali began erupting last week. This resulted in chaos for travellers stranded in Bali as flights were diverted, delayed and cancelled. Denpasar Airport remained closed for several days due to volcanic ash in the vicinity of the airfield, which poses a serious safety threat to … [Read more...]