I’ve just flown back from Auckland and have two big ‘ups’ for Air New Zealand. Firstly there’s a huge thankyou to the flight crew that painted their bodies and appeared naked for the Air New Zealand video safety message. It is absolutely brilliant and a better-than-perfect way at instructing passengers on the safety measures and […]
A 747 was damaged while being towed along the tarmac at Avalon Airport in Melbourne yesterday. That’s not such a big concern – at least it wasn’t in the air and full of passengers. Today though a Qantas Dash 8 aircraft was forced back to Brisbane Airport after smoke filled the cabin. Are Qantas management […]
I wrote sometime back about the woes of flying Qantas – can you ever be guaranteed to arrive at your destination? A Qantas flight on route to Shanghai had to return to Sydney after a radar malfunction. This is on the back of a similar problem that forced “QF12 to “piggyback” behind an Air New […]
Who is flying Qantas? Anyone? We’ve given up flying Qantas at work mainly because of the irregularity of their timetabled flights. A client who flew Qantas regularly told a story of never (or rarely) arriving on time due to Qantas canceling or delaying flights for no good reason. The consensus, whether true or not, is […]
The Heathrow Terminal 5 debacle has inspired games, violence, and many news reports. Now a couple of Kiwi jokers have written a song about their own experience. Very cute.