If you've booked an international flight for travel in April or May, your flight will almost certainly be cancelled. Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia are all grounding international flights from the end of this month - as are many other airlines around the world. But if your flight has been cancelled, are you entitled to a full refund? It would appear that the answer … [Read more...]
Flight Delays is a popular topic for discussion at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Delays on cheap business class flights to Europe are common, and unfortunately unavoidable.
The Qantas Group will temporarily ground more than 150 aircraft and cancel all scheduled international flights from the end of March 2020. Qantas and Jetstar will also cut around 60% of domestic flights in response to sharply falling demand for air travel. International Qantas flights will remain grounded until at least the end of May 2020, but this is likely to be … [Read more...]
Qantas will ground two-thirds of its A380 fleet, re-route its Sydney-London flight via Perth, and delay the launch of flights to Chicago as it responds to a sudden collapse in demand for air travel due to coronavirus. Qantas also announced today that it will temporarily suspend flights from Melbourne and Brisbane to San Francisco, as well as Singapore to London. In addition, … [Read more...]
Given the current coronavirus situation, which was discussed in detail on Episode 31 of the AFF on AIR podcast, many airlines are now in a tough situation. Many businesses have suspended all work travel, many leisure travellers are too scared to book flights right now, and new COVID-19 prevention measures introduced by many governments mean that some people are not allowed to … [Read more...]
The new runway under construction at Brisbane Airport (BNE) is due to open on 12 July 2020, the Brisbane Airport Corporation has confirmed. The third runway at Brisbane Airport has been under construction for the past 8 years, after 40 years of planning. The runway surface is now sealed, and line marking on the runway and taxiways is now underway ahead of the July 2020 … [Read more...]