Qantas Dreamliner Business Class Toilets
26 Feb 2017

Will the Qantas 787 layout send business class passengers up ‘Ship Creek’?

So I saw a tweet and article recently that suggested that the new Qantas 787-9 configuration doesn’t have enough bathrooms for the premium cabin and that passengers would need to take a pee bottle to avoid renal failure. This seemed a little farfetched, so I thought I would run some

Virgin Australia Ballina Airport Check in
23 May 2014

InFlight: Virgin Australia Byron Bay to Sydney

Route: Ballina (Byron Bay) to Sydney Flight: VA1142 Carrier: Virgin Australia Class: Economy (in a Business Seat) Terminal: Ballina airport is a small regional airport serving the Ballina and Byron Bay regions. Although it is a small airport, it’s actually laid out pretty well and seems like it works like

Byron Bay Lighthouse
16 May 2014

OnDestination: Byron Bay – Australia’s most Easterly Point

A #justforfun daytrip isn’t complete without an early morning wake up, a trip to the airport and flight to somewhere I haven’t been before. As winter is coming, I chose to escape the fast approaching cool Melbourne day, for a warmer day in Byron Bay. In typical fashion (for me

JetStar A320
09 May 2014

InFlight: JetStar A320 – Direct to Ballina (Byron Bay)

Route: Melbourne to Ballina (Byron Bay) Flight: JQ464 Carrier: Jetstar Class: Economy Terminal: Attempting to check in online failed last night with the same error message occurring on each attempt. A quick tweet to @JetStarAirways revealed that online check-in wouldn’t be available for me today, and they recommended that I

United Club Tokyo Entry
03 May 2014

United Club Tokyo Narita: Are Aussie’s harsh lounge critics?

On a recent trip to Tokyo I explored the United Club and the ANA lounge (review to follow) in Narita terminal 2. Although I wasn’t overly impressed with either lounge, I began to wonder whether having been spoilt with lovely lounges (comparatively speaking) in Australia, are Australians too harsh in

Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800
18 Feb 2014

InFlight: Words 3rd Busiest Route – Melbourne to Sydney

Route: Melbourne to Sydney Flight: VA859 Carrier: Virgin Australia Class: Economy Terminal: I took the unusual step of checking in a bag today so on arrival I used the priority check in counters where my bag was quickly tagged (including priority tags) and on its way for our aircraft. A