It’s been a long time since I flew Jetstar. In fact, when I last did, the Qantas subsidiary still had unallocated seating — an “innovation” it very quickly abandoned.
But from what I’ve heard and read, it comes as little surprise that Jetstar has been has named the world’s worst airline in an international survey. Equally, it’s no surprise that it is fighting back, because the methodology was clearly flawed.
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The airline that travel snobs love to hate is poised to become the biggest in Britain.
reports from the UK, Ireland’s RyanAir is about to overtake British Airways sometime in 2018.
Continue reading RyanAir reaches new heights
While the prospect of supersonic flight intrigues me, I’m not so sure I’d want to fly on an aircraft called Boom.
But it seems that Boom, a company founded by former Amazon executive Blake Scholl, will be the first to make affordable ultrafast commercial flight available.
Continue reading Back to the future
Those in the airline-industry know were not surprised by the
news that Emirates is introducing premium economy class on its 250-plane international fleet.
What that means for travellers is, of course, an affordable option between economy class and business class.
Continue reading Paying a premium
There’s an old showbiz anthem,
, which has been an It’s Not Where You Start, it’s Where You Finish earworm for me today.
It started during a Twitter conversation I had with another travel blogger about how some airfare structures were, at first glance, confusing.
Continue reading An airfare hack to remember