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6th Sep 2022, 04:51
Replies: 172
Views: 33,711
Posted By extralite

It is not the FF flyer program and contracts that...

It is not the FF flyer program and contracts that keep people trying to book with Qantas (as opposed to actually them doing the "flying")..it is the fact that it the major partner in what is in...
6th Sep 2022, 04:12
Replies: 172
Views: 33,711
Posted By extralite

Il join the Qantas bashers! Flew around the...

Il join the Qantas bashers! Flew around the country (4 flights) with Virgin last week. No problem. Booked one flight Gold Coast cairns with this joke of an airline called JETSTAR/QANTAS. Cancelled by...
5th Sep 2022, 12:02
Replies: 220
Views: 90,666
Posted By extralite

Yes maybe true. However staff support was there...

Yes maybe true. However staff support was there plus lots being trained. And they were friendly. When I last flew with Qantas there were far too few staff on the ground assisting...often none, and...
5th Sep 2022, 11:01
Replies: 220
Views: 90,666
Posted By extralite

Had 4 domestic Virgin flights last week on an...

Had 4 domestic Virgin flights last week on an around the country work jaunt.. If they keep doing what they are doing they are going to win market share easily.. Lots of helpers at the check in...
23rd Aug 2022, 03:31
Replies: 81
Views: 14,533
Posted By extralite

"Correctly worn ASIC's"

In the beginning the problem was that terrorists could access an airport with the post 9/11 hysteria. The solution to that apparently was to bring in a new ID card that everyone who worked on an...
7th Aug 2022, 10:56
Replies: 173
Views: 46,776
Posted By extralite

..and wonderfully quaint it is.

..and wonderfully quaint it is.
30th Jul 2022, 04:10
Replies: 84
Views: 10,886
Posted By extralite

I also literally said it was a rant against gold...

I also literally said it was a rant against gold coast airport pettiness. Do you always start rage typing against a post before reading it in its entirety? Anyway it is a good sign a thread has run...
19th Jul 2022, 00:38
Replies: 84
Views: 10,886
Posted By extralite

That was pointed out in the original post. If you...

That was pointed out in the original post. If you can't see the point after reading it, then I'm not sure I can explain it more clearly for you.
16th Jul 2022, 09:36
Replies: 84
Views: 10,886
Posted By extralite

CTAF procedures for gold coast are in your DAPS....

CTAF procedures for gold coast are in your DAPS. Sure come in at a quiet time all good. But Gold Coast is a busy airport at peak times. Especially compared to Ballina that every rpt driver seems to...
16th Jul 2022, 09:24
Replies: 84
Views: 10,886
Posted By extralite

Vehicles are about 1km from any rpt aircraft so...

Vehicles are about 1km from any rpt aircraft so would need to be a heck of a fuel leak. Fuel leak anywhere that ignites seems pretty unlikely. Also of course that signing the authority to use airside...
16th Jul 2022, 06:23
Replies: 84
Views: 10,886
Posted By extralite

Gold Coast International Airport CTAF

Yesterday (a Friday) at 5 pm peak hour Gold Coast Airport was a CTAF. When i came in, there were a number of Virgin/Jetstar/Qantas flights mixing it up with other aircraft types. When i joined final...
16th Jul 2022, 05:38
Replies: 18
Views: 4,629
Posted By extralite

Agree with others. What got me into flying was...

Agree with others. What got me into flying was watching rag and string aircraft as a kid as they seemed accessible. I have a ten yr old daughter who regularly flies commercial or with me in the...
26th Jun 2022, 23:46
Replies: 6
Views: 2,796
Posted By extralite

Absolute perfect description of Ballina "Byron...

Absolute perfect description of Ballina "Byron Gateway" setup. Ludicrous..

Often come back to the Gold Coast on Sunday nights (GA) and if the weather is a bit crappy a tower is handy as RPT do the...
26th Jun 2022, 06:14
Replies: 29
Views: 8,964
Posted By extralite

I would rather take a stop in Dubai, Doha or...

I would rather take a stop in Dubai, Doha or Singapore on a full service airline than go via Perth on a glorified Jetstar flight any day. Especially if its more likely my bags will arrive with me,...
17th Jun 2022, 21:15
Replies: 31
Views: 4,092
Posted By extralite

Totally right mate. They should for that reason...

Totally right mate. They should for that reason go somewhere 45 mins drive up the road that does have CTA. Gold Coast. Almost equidistant to Byron. We really don't need every tin pot budget airline...
10th Jun 2022, 04:14
Replies: 14
Views: 8,487
Posted By extralite

What a pity to lose the A380's from a pax...

What a pity to lose the A380's from a pax standpoint anyway. Just got back from a QF flight, operated by Emirates operating an A380 Brisbane-Dubai which was full both ways in J class. They just seem...
12th May 2022, 08:20
Replies: 10
Views: 7,464
Posted By extralite

Every time two people have a disagreement at a...

Every time two people have a disagreement at a workplace, the first thing both shout is "they are bullying me" to their supervisor or manager. As a manager it gets so bloody tiring. Once one person...
14th Apr 2022, 05:11
Replies: 10
Views: 6,794
Posted By extralite

Is this post implying HK is "business friendly" ?...

Is this post implying HK is "business friendly" ? We recently closed and moved our company's HQ from HK back to Aus (it is only a medium business) partly because of how unfriendly HK is for...
8th Apr 2022, 07:15
Replies: 39
Views: 10,840
Posted By extralite

Of course many front line staff are doing their...

Of course many front line staff are doing their best under terrible conditions. But honestly, some of them were rude and had an air of auditioning for the next "Airport" TV series. "Look how i stand...
8th Apr 2022, 06:43
Replies: 39
Views: 10,840
Posted By extralite

Will Australia ever have a good airline again?

I am sure even the Qantas crews must despair at just how far has Qantas fallen from the days it was seen as a bit more reliable and efficient than the others. As posted a couple of months ago, flew...
20th Mar 2022, 23:56
Replies: 148
Views: 34,624
Posted By extralite

Given that the Russians don't seem to be able to...

Given that the Russians don't seem to be able to get sandwiches to their troops, their commanders alive and any tactical progress, maybe a post on pprune about where a certain aircraft was probably...
1st Feb 2022, 21:11
Replies: 13
Views: 3,980
Posted By extralite

Australia's Airport Videos and Voiceovers are world beating.

This line from news.com.au reminded me so much of our experience flying into Sydney on Sunday. It's about our largest warship not being able to make it to Tonga and back with supplies, while China...
25th Jan 2022, 14:15
Replies: 195
Views: 61,217
Posted By extralite

"The face of Qantas is it’s Cabin Crew. Yep the...

"The face of Qantas is it’s Cabin Crew. Yep the ones that have to kowtow to all sorts of petulant trumped up frequent flyers using points thinking that they’re so special " Wow True B good thing you...
23rd Jan 2022, 13:31
Replies: 195
Views: 61,217
Posted By extralite

You forget cabin crew are the coal face of...

You forget cabin crew are the coal face of marketing for the airline. I wouldn't call that unskilled. Poor cabin crew mean customers choose other airlines. I know it's a big factor for when I fly.
...
10th Dec 2021, 08:48
Replies: 80
Views: 20,457
Posted By extralite

Glass houses if written by a pom :) Bur we love...

Glass houses if written by a pom :)
Bur we love yous all the same.
10th Dec 2021, 00:27
Replies: 80
Views: 20,457
Posted By extralite

I heard the reason for the reliability issues was...

I heard the reason for the reliability issues was more to do with bureaucracy within RAAF/Army/USA. I don't know the specifics but no doubt someone else will and correct me as it was a quick...
18th Oct 2021, 01:59
Replies: 101
Views: 24,419
Posted By extralite

ASIC. Luxury! I still think Gold Coast airport...

ASIC. Luxury! I still think Gold Coast airport must take the global prize for most bureaucratic place in the world to fly GA. Being from the border zone, at the moment i need to be able to present:
...
12th Oct 2021, 04:42
Replies: 775
Views: 256,700
Posted By extralite

Unders Watching Jetstar, Virgin, Rex, Pelican...

Unders
Watching Jetstar, Virgin, Rex, Pelican and co lob into Ballina multiple times per day (excuse moi Byron Bay Gateway) half empty with $49 fares and large networks one could understand while...
16th Sep 2021, 23:53
Replies: 39
Views: 6,218
Posted By extralite

Ohhhh you had a girlfriend? What's that like? ...

Ohhhh you had a girlfriend? What's that like? Ohh you fly a 737? aww man can you add me? Good contribution to the how far you drive to fly thread 😀
15th Aug 2021, 10:15
Replies: 873
Views: 179,000
Posted By extralite

Chalk that up as another victory for Americans to...

Chalk that up as another victory for Americans to add to their long list since.the one they co-chaired in 1945
31st Jul 2021, 04:28
Replies: 44
Views: 9,334
Posted By extralite

Hats off to the people donating to Angel Flight....

Hats off to the people donating to Angel Flight. Don't worry about the knockers. They are the minority. There are pilots around who will be critical of everyone else so forget them but if you...
26th Jun 2021, 01:14
Replies: 9
Views: 2,582
Posted By extralite

Not sure just because it is Australian made means...

Not sure just because it is Australian made means it is unpatriotic not to be proud of it. Airframe seems good.. No doubt it isn't easy to build an aero engine from scratch and for that they should...
21st Apr 2021, 01:31
Replies: 95
Views: 9,296
Posted By extralite

Bit off topic but dropped into Ballina again...

Bit off topic but dropped into Ballina again yesterday and there seem to be more RPT then before Covid. Pelican down to Newcastle. Jetstar and Virgin duplicating flights to Melb/Syd. Rex too now. Not...
4th Apr 2021, 12:17
Replies: 9,898
Views: 7,705,769
Posted By extralite

Distraction from Putin's Palace. Check. Display...

Distraction from Putin's Palace. Check.
Display of Russian nationalism.Russian Strong Ya. Check.

What's not to like for an old school operator.
1st Mar 2021, 08:28
Replies: 293
Views: 56,652
Posted By extralite

I operate there and i don't..There are two RPT...

I operate there and i don't..There are two RPT airfields within about 30km of each other (Ballina and Lismore) and another one just down the road at Coollangatta. How many airfields does NoStar need...
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