Why doesn't the Qantas website work in Safari?

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I'm not with Aussie Broadband. In any case, I've noticed this problem when connecting from many different internet providers and in different countries. I don't think it's that.
I have this issue with abc.net.au

I am not with Aussie
 

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I was have that issue on my iPad but it seems to be ok at the moment. I used to empty cache and cookies etc.

I have a sneaking feeling that’s its the 2 factor authentication coughpIng itself and preventing the page to load.
 

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Maybe this feature is building up a profile for the QF site, gradually choking up over a few uses requiring regular clearing of history/cookies to restore usage. I don't use safari as I am on MS-Windows on the Laptop and I use the app on IOS for mobile

Intelligent Tracking in macOS
Safari now uses machine learning to identify advertisers and others who track your online behavior, and removes the cross‑site tracking data they leave behind.
 

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Is it just me, or does the Qantas website regularly fail to load in the Safari web browser?

It's been happening to me for months, and only in Safari - works fine in Google Chrome, etc.
I have exactly the same issue, Safari 13.1.1 on macOS Catalina 10.15.5, sometimes it works and sometimes the loading bar hangs half way forever.

There's no pattern to this, it can either work fine for the whole time I'm on the site, be working fine and then all of a sudden stop, or can just not work at all. Never have the same issue in Chrome or Firefox.
 
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it very strange that so many people are having this issue. Most of my devices are Apple and I never have problems browsing in QF site in Safari.
Sometime back everything loaded nicely except the flight searches.

There’s a couple of different entry points into search - off the main page, via GV and here Flights | Qantas AU or multi-city Multi-city flights | Qantas AU

The first two usually worked while the second two were plenty more sporadic

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Safari is becoming an outdated program and quiet a few websites don’t work on it. Chrome is the way to go these days. 😊
 

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I have no issues with Safari on both QF and AFF sites across multiple devices.

I am wondering if it’s a DNS issue. I use Cloudflare DNS on all my devices as it’s super reliable, and very fast.
Suggest someone with the problem gives it a go (easiest is to change DNS in your home router to 1.1.1.1)

 

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I have no issues with Safari on both QF and AFF sites across multiple devices.

I am wondering if it’s a DNS issue. I use Cloudflare DNS on all my devices as it’s super reliable, and very fast.
Suggest someone with the problem gives it a go (easiest is to change DNS in your home router to 1.1.1.1)

Not had any issues with Safari per se, but definitely PayPal and Telstra NBN.
That's helped with my PayPal issue and does appear to be much faster with website loading - thanks! :)
 
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Bizarrely had a problem the past few days trying to book accommodation and flights on Chrome. Ended up with a hassle-free experience on MS Edge which was slightly unsettling as I'm not a fan of this browser.
 

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Bizarrely had a problem the past few days trying to book accommodation and flights on Chrome. Ended up with a hassle-free experience on MS Edge which was slightly unsettling as I'm not a fan of this browser.

Probably cookies, cache or extensions. If you never use Edge you've got a clean slate when using that browser.

Edge is based on the same open source codebase (Chromium) as Chrome.
 
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Probably cookies, cache or extensions. If you never use Edge you've got a clean slate when using that browser.

Edge is based on the same open source codebase (Chromium) as Chrome.
Thanks for the reply - sounds like a clear history / cache procedure is required.
 

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Thanks for the reply - sounds like a clear history / cache procedure is required.
Sometimes the 2factor ID gets confused and you can’t move forward or back without clearing the cache. Fortunately it’s been pretty stable for me the last few months.
 

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Any time you have issues with the QF site, I’d be inclined to blame QF IT as the first port of call. They are, after all, the mob who were ringing up pilots and telling them that they would be reported to their manager, because they were using their company iPad overseas (for flight planning), and who also put out a memo telling us not to use iPads to access one of the company sites, even though they’d given us iPads for that very use.

The motto is “Yesterday’s technology, tomorrow”
 

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Any time you have issues with the QF site, I’d be inclined to blame QF IT as the first port of call. They are, after all, the mob who were ringing up pilots and telling them that they would be reported to their manager, because they were using their company iPad overseas (for flight planning), and who also put out a memo telling us not to use iPads to access one of the company sites, even though they’d given us iPads for that very use.

The motto is “Yesterday’s technology, tomorrow”
That says it all really...
 
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