Flight Review, Qantas Airways (QF660), Adelaide (ADL) to Brisbane (BNE)Date Flown: 22/07/2018 Qantas operate daily flights between Adelaide and Brisbane, with there being only three departing flights out of Adelaide on the day of my departure. Two of these flights utilise the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with the mid-day flight relying on the smaller Boeing 717, operated by QantasLink. Both of these aircraft are great to … Continue reading REVIEW: QF660, Adelaide to Brisbane
Virgin Australia NewsDate Posted: 30/07/2018 For the first time in sixteen years, travellers will be able to fly directly between Newcastle and Auckland. Opening up an immense tourism boost to both Newcastle and Auckland. This is a first for Virgin Australia and also the first international flight from the newly upgraded Newcastle Airport Terminal. The new service will be a thrice-weekly service during the peak … Continue reading Virgin Australia’s now connecting Newcastle and Auckland with direct flights to commence in late-November
Virgin Australia NewsDate Posted: 28/07/2018 When you think of new routes you don’t always associate that with Virgin Australia, with the announcement of a new route commencing between Hobart and Perth from the 17 September 2018. Virgin Australia is the only airline in Australia to offer this route, leading to many wondering if it is going to be a popular route. Virgin Australia will operate … Continue reading Virgin Australia announces direct flights between Hobart and Perth…. Will it be as popular as they are suggesting?
Cathay Pacific Date Posted: 27/07/2018 Cathay Pacific is set to commence a brand new, direct service to Seattle on the 31 March 2019, becoming the first Asian based carrier to connect Hong Kong with the fastest growing, tech-savvy west coast American State, Seattle. Seattle is one of the most popular travel destinations within the United States. The city offers a huge range of things to … Continue reading Cathay Pacific’s new direct service connecting Hong Kong with Seattle.
Cathay Pacific GroupDate Posted: 26/07/2018 The Cathay Pacific Group, made up of Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon have released their combined traffic figures for June 2018, showing a vast increase in both the number of passengers transported, the capacity on each flight and also an increase in mail and cargo being transported across its network. Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon together flew over 2.9 million … Continue reading Cathay Pacific’s combined traffic figures for June 2018
Emirates EntertainmentDate Posted: 22/07/2018 The prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards was held in London this year, seeing many airlines from around the world being awarded some outstanding awards over many different categories. Emirates was awarded the World’s Best Inflight Entertainment award for the 14th year in a row at the Skytrax Awards. The Dubai based carrier also won the award for the best airlines staff … Continue reading Emirates wins the top spot for inflight entertainment for the 14th consecutive year at the Skytrax Awards.
Emirates Baggage NewsDate Posted: 21/07/2018 Don’t you hate it when you’re standing at baggage claim waiting for your bag to come out on the carousel, as more and more bags come out the less and less people there are waiting on their bags, and then all the bags and passengers are gone and the carousel stops… the worst feeling ever! Now you have to go … Continue reading This should make losing your bags a thing of the past when you next travel, if not blame Wasla!
Emirates LoungesDate Posted: 20/07/2018 On the 12 July 2018, Emirates unveiled its 42nd dedicated airport lounge across its global network at Cairo International Airport (CAI). The lounge is now open to those lucky passengers travelling in First Class and Business Class on any Emirates flight departing Cairo. Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold members will also be allowed to access the lounge. Emirates have previously been … Continue reading Emirates open their own dedicated airport lounge in Cairo
Hotel Review, Hyatt Regency Sydney (Sydney, Australia)Date Stayed: 23/06/2018 to 24/06/2018 (1 Night) The Hyatt Regency Sydney is situated in Darling Harbour overlooking the Darling Harbour precinct, while also managing to remain on the fringe of the Sydney CBD. Darling Harbour is a family friendly area with the Sydney Aquarium, Powerhouse Museum, National Maritime Museum, Wildlife Sydney Zoo and Madame Tussauds situated a short walk … Continue reading REVIEW: Hyatt Regency Sydney
ibis HotelsDate Posted: 16/07/2018 You know what’s hard?…Trying to save up to go on a holiday with friends when you are a student, you always have bills coming in, insurance that needs to be paid, as well as trying to find the money for food and life in general. Let alone having spare money to go on a holiday. When travelling students and millennials tend … Continue reading #justforstudents a new promotion targeted at only students offering discounts to all students at ibis branded hotels