The Boeing 737-800 is the backbone of Virgin Australia's domestic fleet. In this review, we put Economy class to the test on one of the longest domestic routes in Australia. How does Virgin's service stack up against rival Qantas? Flight Details Flight number VA1464 Route Darwin (DRW) to Melbourne (MEL) Aircraft type Boeing 737-800 Class of … [Read more...]
In-Flight Entertainment is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Your travel experience can be greatly enhanced by an enjoyable flight. Great inflight entertainment via technology such as the Qantas Entertainment App will ensure an enjoyable flight.
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...]
Qantas flight QF1 is the airline's flagship "kangaroo route" from Sydney to London via Singapore. Departing from Sydney each afternoon, this Airbus A380 service takes around 24 hours to cover the 17,176km to London. Are you flying on QF1 from Sydney to London? This guide explains everything you need to know to maximise your experience and have an enjoyable … [Read more...]
The days of flying on an old, angle-flat SkyBed Qantas Business class seat are officially over. Almost seven years after announcing its Airbus A330 refurbishment program, Qantas has now finally upgraded its final Airbus A330 with the newest generation of Business class suites and upgraded Panasonic in-flight entertainment systems. The Airbus A330-200 with registration … [Read more...]
There are three main aircraft types in the Virgin Australia fleet; the Boeing 737-800, Airbus A330-200 and Boeing 777-300ER. The Economy and Business class seats on each of these plane types are quite different. For example, Virgin Australia's Business class seats range from recliners to lie-flat beds. On the Boeing 777-300ER, which is used for flights to and from Los Angeles, … [Read more...]