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4Greens
3rd Jun 2017, 18:22
Just seen this programme on UK TV. Its all about a Qantas flight from London to Sydney. It is mainly about the cabin crew and its a really good ad for Qantas.

sierra5913
4th Jun 2017, 02:06
That's because it probably was an ad for Qantas, disguised as a doco.

They've done it before. Quite smart actually.

wowzz
5th Jun 2017, 20:47
Just watched it. As you say, a glorified ad. Interesting that lots was said about the club cabin, but barely a mention of first - perhaps the first class pax didn't want the cameras invading their space.
One question - do the same crew do the whole flight? I was under the impression that flight crew and cc would be changed in DBX.

RedhillPhil
5th Jun 2017, 22:10
I watched it with some interest as I was curious. At the end of the programme I realised that I had learned nothing really. I would have loved to have seen some - indeed much - more of the flight crew.

C441
5th Jun 2017, 22:18
London cabin crew usually only do LHR-DXB, 24+ hours stay, then back to LHR. A few occasionally going through to Sydney/Melbourne.

wowzz
5th Jun 2017, 22:38
London cabin crew usually only do LHR-DXB, 24+ hours stay, then back to LHR. A few occasionally going through to Sydney/Melbourne.

Thank you, that was my understanding. I assume that flight crew are always changed at DXB?

C441
6th Jun 2017, 04:30
I assume that flight crew are always changed at DXB?
The Pilots are all Sydney or Melbourne based. 99% of the time they'll do SYD/MEL-DXB-LHR-DXB-SYD/MEL with adequate rest periods at each stop…..

ozziekiwi
9th Jun 2017, 08:11
I've just watched the full programme on YouTube (no Adverts) very enjoyable
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkyklo64ku4

lineupandwait
9th Jun 2017, 22:00
If they just focused on the cabin crew it would of been less cringe worthy.

atr-drivr
10th Jun 2017, 10:48
Yeeaaahhh...what did they have, less than a minute of Capt Duncan and crew other than the walk-around....:ugh:

RodH
10th Jun 2017, 20:11
Watched this last night on You Tube. As most posters have mentioned it's really seems like a QF ad paid for by QF and starring QF cabin crew. The rest of those appearing are " extras ". I got totally bored and turned it off after 1/2 way through. There was another doco on you tube about paint drying so watched that , far more entertaining!!! Might be enjoyable for Cabin crew but the rest of the aviation world would be bored to tears!!!
:yuk::yuk::yuk::yuk::yuk::yuk:

olderairhead
10th Jun 2017, 21:27
Paint drying.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGA-GCq7JWM

Fris B. Fairing
10th Jun 2017, 21:49
I never imagined that a flight had a "life" so does the problem stem from the seemingly incomplete title? Add the word "attendant" and the content is explained.

bolthead
11th Jun 2017, 05:47
Just had a quick look at that paint drying Youtube. The grass growing one might be a better watch.
But the ad looked great ( in comparison - but then, what wouldn't ). Tom Cruise's new movie - AmericanMade - humble Aerostar pilot meets the DEA, CIA and Pablo Escobar.

V-Jet
11th Jun 2017, 07:18
Thanks for that Bolthead. Looks like a great movie! You can tell Tom Cruise isn't a pilot though - not a white hat nor blouse to be seen.

I wonder what is worth more. The direct Cocaine business (production and sales) or the Cocaine Movie Industry?

4Greens
11th Jun 2017, 09:18
I assumed that as they had briefed this crew they filmed them 24hrs later on their final leg to OZ.

olderairhead
11th Jun 2017, 10:43
OK, watching grass grow then

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7Zik6F6uCs