We've all been there at some point! After getting off a flight, you realise that you left something of value on board the plane. That's exactly what happened to AFF member Jenya recently after an exhausting overnight Qantas flight from Perth to Melbourne. Forgot my sunglassess in seat pocket on redeye from PER to MEL (was really sleep deprived). Any chance to locate it from … [Read more...]
Travel etiquette is always a controversial topic on the Australian Frequent Flyer forums. Be it a discussion about dress code in airport lounges, or the pros and cons of lowering your seat on the flight.
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If you caught a flight from Melbourne to Sydney on a Monday morning, you would probably find most of your fellow passengers wearing professional attire. But on a long-haul flight, most frequent flyers agree that comfort is much more important than style. This week our members share some sage travel advice to an infrequent flyer preparing for a long-haul flight to Europe. … [Read more...]
There are many reasons that people pay more to fly Business class. In addition to a more comfortable seat and better meals, one of the key benefits is the privacy and exclusivity of Business class. But it seems Qantas forgot about this when it reconfigured its Boeing 737 aircraft, which are used on domestic and short-haul international flights. When Qantas refurbished its … [Read more...]
A disruptive Qantas passenger who assaulted crew members has been fined more than $25,000 and banned from flying Qantas. The incident occurred on QF652, a redeye service from Perth to Brisbane, in July last year. The man attacked crew members after they confiscated a flask of alcohol that he had carried on board. The Airbus A330-200 then turned back to Perth around an hour … [Read more...]
The prevalence of "emotional support" animals on flights within the United States has become a serious problem. It's not uncommon to see service animals such as guide dogs on aircraft… but the rules surrounding support animals on planes in the United States have become a dog's breakfast. United Airlines last week denied boarding to a passenger's emotional support peacock. … [Read more...]