Qantas NewsDate Posted: 29/12/2018 The journey began back in 2017, when the very first Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner arrived into Sydney on a wet spring morning, proudly showing off the new ‘Silveroo’ livery. It was the Australian airline carriers dream to fly the first non-stop flight that would connect Australia with London, without having to rely on a stop-over in Singapore or Dubai. In 2018, … Continue reading There’s no doubting that 2018 has been a huge year for Qantas.
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.
Qantas CateringDate Posted: 13/04/2018Key Points: Qantas sells Q Catering and SnapFresh Foods to dnata, an Emirates Group Company. 1,200 employees will be employed by dnata, once approval is granted. Pending approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Allows Qantas to prioritize and invest in the airline. Passengers will continue to receive the premium service that Qantas is known for. Food will continue to … Continue reading Qantas sells catering subsidiaries to dnata, an Emirates Group company.
Flight Review, Emirates (EK406/QF8762), Melbourne (MEL) to Auckland (AKL) Date Flown: 12/03/2018 Emirates operate daily flights from Melbourne to Auckland as part of their Dubai-Melbourne-Auckland service. All flights are operated by their flagship A380-800 aircraft. EK406 is operated by Emirates, but it can also be booked as a codeshare service with Qantas, with a QF Flight number (QF8762). Emirates has two different seating configurations on … Continue reading EK406, Melbourne to Auckland
Flight Review, Qantas Airways (QF692), Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) Date Flown: 11/03/2018 Qantas operates Adelaide to Melbourne flights daily, flights depart throughout the day often as early as 6am (luckily my flight was later in the day). The current timetable (effective 18/3/18) shows that each week there are around 64 flights that fly on this route. All of this flights are operated by a … Continue reading REVIEW: QF692, Adelaide to Melbourne