Virgin Blue Delay

Status
Not open for further replies.

Reggie

Established Member
Joined
Mar 20, 2006
Messages
1,642
Points
420
pauly7 said:
I hope QF check they still have a 747 at all after operating that flight

Thats not nice. However if in Melbourne this weekend, dont park your car near the MCG.
 
Combining a phone charger and phone holder our Magnetic Wireless Car Phone Charger quickly charges your phone while driving without tangled cords!

Suitable for car dashboard air vent installation, our wireless phone charger makes phone calls and GPS navigation easier more convenient.

AFF Supporters can remove this and all advertisements

Standby

Active Member
Joined
May 25, 2006
Messages
634
Points
265
pauly7 said:
Thats quite interesting thanks...

Perhaps explains JQ, but not why DJ has taken a slide in OT performance this year, used to win easily now is average at best. Maybe they are utilising their aircraft differently in an effort to break out of the cheap and cheerful LCC mould??
I believe DJ have been struggling a little bit with cancelled flights over the past couple of months due to crew shortages caused mainly due to to crew training associated with the EMB jets..they have been caught abit short..some short term pain for the long term gain of growth I suppose
every Airline has problems from time to time but I'm yet to see the frequency of passengers left on aircraft for hours on end which has been common in the US over the past couple of months. Whatever inconienence we think our Dom carriers cause us a quick look to the US and prove how relatively lucky we are
 

turbo

Intern
Joined
Mar 5, 2007
Messages
70
Points
90
Funnily enough after my whinge last week , a friend was in exactly the same predicament on a BNE-CBR DJ flight last night. Delayed 2.5 hours and given a $6 voucher. Wow-generous.

As another aside to my original post, when I spoke to a number of the FA's on leaving the plane in CBR (11.30pm) they all said they had to be up ready to go again at 0400 the next morning for their next shift. Anyone know about the legality of this with fatigue management/IR laws etc?
 

straitman

Enthusiast
Moderator
Joined
Apr 27, 2003
Messages
17,929
Points
855
Qantas
LT Gold
Virgin
Gold
turbo said:
Funnily enough after my whinge last week , a friend was in exactly the same predicament on a BNE-CBR DJ flight last night. Delayed 2.5 hours and given a $6 voucher. Wow-generous.

As another aside to my original post, when I spoke to a number of the FA's on leaving the plane in CBR (11.30pm) they all said they had to be up ready to go again at 0400 the next morning for their next shift. Anyone know about the legality of this with fatigue management/IR laws etc?

This would depend upon what arrangements DJ have made with CASA and the FA union. Often shorter turnaround times are allowed however they normally have some significant follow on penalties for the airline. i.e. extra time off
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

Enhance your AFF viewing experience!

From just $6 we'll remove all advertisements so that you can enjoy a cleaner and uninterupted viewing experience.

And you'll be supporting us so that we can continue to provide this valuable resource :)


Sample AFF with no advertisements? More..
Top