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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:34 am
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Looking at UA for Sunday and Monday, they have seats available in all classes for sale SYD-LAX. On SYD-SFO all classes available for sale except business on Monday. Imagine these will disappear quick. If you're looking for alternate arrangements jump on these before they're gone.

SFO-SYD has seats in all classes Saturday, Sunday and Monday. LAX-SYD has coach on Saturday and all classes Saturday, Sunday, Monday.
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:35 am
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interesting that i can still book my flight to sri lanka in 2 weeks on teh website

and the fed transport minister has just been on tv saying thay were making an urgent application to fairwork australia
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:37 am
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Originally Posted by Blackcloud View Post
This will force Government invention and likely the begining of the end of AJ.
Can the government force Qantas to resume service? What options are available to them?
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:39 am
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Hope they can bring the other OW airlines to assist get travellers home, where ever that may be - must be chaotic at the airports.
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:39 am
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ABC NEWS 24 seems to be the best source of information at the moment.
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:40 am
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Originally Posted by mattm199 View Post
Wow.. I'm glad I don't have any travel booked this week.

So.. is anyone thinking of cashing out their QFF points?

I ask half in jest, but also as a former Ansett Rewards member.....

Hope for a resolution soon.
oh great, I've got 110,000 of the things. Time to trade them in for a set of saucepans I guess.
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:40 am
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Originally Posted by Limewood View Post
(info says entire fleet ex Tasman flights). .
Trans Tasman flights are operated by Qantas Auckland bassed company called Jet Connect. They operated ZK registered aircraft, with Kiwi Crews.

They are part of the reason why the union is protesting.


The joke has been the DJ is ANv2 but QF is sounding more like it.
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:42 am
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Originally Posted by Thai-Kiwi View Post
I was - more fool me it seems

(actually, it was the BA $995 fares WLG-SYD-BKK return I took in 2009 and 2010 that sucked me in).
I am glad that I am still loyal to LH and its *A's codesharers...
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:43 am
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Originally Posted by nonce View Post
Joyce will survive this you only need to look at the shareholder votes from the AGM. 95%+ supported all resolutions including Joyce renumeration. QF won't be permitted by the Government to stop flying for long, this is just to force Fair Work to make a decision.
They're recounting the useless dill?
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:43 am
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For anyone wishing to follow the news directly from Australia, the Australian Broadcasting Corporations' (ABC) News24 Channel has lifted it's usual geoblock - and is now available to be watched live, online and worldwide.

Coverage can be viewed at:
http://abc.com.au/news/abcnews24/
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:43 am
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I have a three First flights and a business flight coming up over the next 6 weeks. All redeemed on points.

This can't go on for more than 48 hours. Come Monday having ZERO QF flights nationally will have a large $ impact on the Aussie GDP. The Gov will get involved though I am not sure which way it will fall.
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:44 am
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Thanks for the link. Watching now.

Originally Posted by thewinchester View Post
Coverage can be viewed at:
http://abc.com.au/news/abcnews24/
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Albanese on ABC24 sounding like a union mouthpiece.

if he wasn't aware that this was a likely outcome he shouldn't be transport minister.

given the fall off in bookings they were already experiencing with the union action todate, what should have they done - come out and said that we are thinking about shutting down the airline...

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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:50 am
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Originally Posted by moa999 View Post
Albanese on ABC24 sounding like a union mouthpiece.

if he wasn't aware that this was a likely outcome he shouldn't be transport minister.
A very fair assessment IMHO
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Old Oct 29, 11, 1:51 am
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Originally Posted by moa999 View Post
Albanese on ABC24 sounding like a union mouthpiece.

if he wasn't aware that this was a likely outcome he shouldn't be transport minister.
Isn't he former union thug?
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