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Mar 13, 10, 3:25 am
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Posted By gladstoneyoung

Birdstrike procedure

Hi,
I will ask on my next flight but I am just interested.....on my last Q400 QF flight GLT-BNE we hit birds while undertaking the take off roll. Naturally, still on the ground we returned ot the...
Feb 24, 10, 4:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Q400 Bird Strike

Had an interesting experience on QF2331 this morning GLT-BNE. On the take-off roll the Q400 hit a flock of fairly big birds, they looked like ducks.The aircraft had earlier taxied past the point of...
Dec 9, 09, 10:44 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Hey johnny5a These sorts of queries are also of...

Hey johnny5a
These sorts of queries are also of interest to me-part of the intricacies of modern travel.
I also have the impression that it refers to the sorting bay area that the bag gets...
Nov 29, 09, 2:31 am
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Hey babbyf, I was wanting to fly early January....

Hey babbyf,
I was wanting to fly early January. I have a recollection of QF having a sale in December in past years that seemed aimed to use the current leftover capacity and increase the yields. I...
Nov 28, 09, 10:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By gladstoneyoung

History of Sales

Does anyone recall if QF usually have a sale of domestic flights for early January? And if so, when is it announced? I know, it is a bit of a "How long is a piece of string?" question.
Nov 8, 09, 11:51 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 4,053
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Although slightly off-topic, my most...

Although slightly off-topic, my most disappointing meal experience on QF would have to have been when on a GLT-BNE-MEL routing, due to IRROPS, the BNE-MEL flight got changed and the departure time of...
Forum: Cruises
Oct 31, 09, 5:31 am
Replies: 40
Views: 47,867
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Hi, My family and I did a 17 night HAL cruise...

Hi,
My family and I did a 17 night HAL cruise last Dec-Jan. It was our first. It was superb in every respect! Our six and ten year olds cried saying farewell to the cabin and wait staff. In...
Oct 13, 09, 5:49 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,809
Posted By gladstoneyoung

The departure of the 747 ex ROK made the local tv...

The departure of the 747 ex ROK made the local tv news. Just as well it still has the aviation fire service on site. That is a requirement for a 747 landing isn't it? Any idea why they used ROK as...
Oct 12, 09, 4:43 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,809
Posted By gladstoneyoung

QF16

What about the poor passengers on QF16 who went LAX-ROK-BNE due to BNE's fog? I'm sure they were out of champagne by that stage. I'm surprised they used Rocky as the alternative if not an emergency....
Jul 8, 09, 5:45 am
Replies: 33
Views: 6,535
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Sad to hear of your loss Russ, and other...

Sad to hear of your loss Russ, and other challenges currently facing you.

When I have had a sudden illness or death in the family, QF have usually approached it this way:
They sell the cheapest...
Jun 11, 09, 1:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Problem solved. The passports were returned...

Problem solved. The passports were returned today, for the third time, with the visas included. My friends' prayers have been answered. Now they just have to avoid being confined to a Chinese...
Jun 9, 09, 8:53 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Visa query

Hi,
I don't have all the ticket details etc as I am just wanting an indication to know whetehr to give some hope to a friend or not. They bought tickets in the Buy an adult ticket get a child's...
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By gladstoneyoung

I think the OP could be interpreted either way.

I think the OP could be interpreted either way.
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By gladstoneyoung

I would recommend the Portal Hotel, either in...

I would recommend the Portal Hotel, either in Spring Hill or the actual CBD-I'm not sure where the boundary line is drawn. I stayed a couple of nights in February, not long after they opened. It was...
May 8, 09, 4:13 am
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Seems like it had a detour to Auckland. Anyone...

Seems like it had a detour to Auckland. Anyone know why?
Apr 28, 09, 1:12 am
Replies: 49
Views: 9,013
Posted By gladstoneyoung

I agree 100% lokijuh!

I agree 100% lokijuh!
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Views: 140,514
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Technopagan, they are private cubicles. Quite...

Technopagan, they are private cubicles. Quite clean too from my visits. Australia is having fewer and fewer open locker room style showers now:( Mostly swimming baths etc where it would not be out...
Apr 23, 09, 4:30 am
Replies: 0
Views: 496
Posted By gladstoneyoung

QLink BNE Skyclean

Passed through BNE for the first time in a fortnight and noticed Skyclean were the ones doing the pax marshalling on the tarmac. Have I been blind to it previously or is it a recent change? Is it...
Apr 23, 09, 4:22 am
Replies: 17
Views: 10,843
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Interesting kind-of-related experience.....on...

Interesting kind-of-related experience.....on Tuesday I booked on-line through QF to travel Wednesday afternoon. No ticket number in checkmytrip Tuesday night. No confirmation email Wednesday a.m....
Forum: Cruises
Jan 12, 09, 4:43 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Departed AKL on HAL's ms Volendam on Dec 19. True...

Departed AKL on HAL's ms Volendam on Dec 19. True to their word, we had a letter in our cabin shortly after boarding advising of the refund of the fuel surcharge. This was the first we knew about it...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 12, 09, 3:26 am
Replies: 45
Views: 24,108
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Ditto flyer 121's comments. I eagerly await your...

Ditto flyer 121's comments. I eagerly await your offerings, Keith.
Nov 17, 08, 1:59 am
Replies: 650
Views: 53,231
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Thanks MetroAir, but that post only has the link...

Thanks MetroAir, but that post only has the link to a photo of a very dashing group of guys, LOL
Forum: Cruises
Nov 15, 08, 12:16 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Virgin HAL Cruiser

Next month I will undertake my virgin cruise, which will be a Holland America 17 day AKL-SYD-MEL-SYD. I know how duty free works flying, but how about cruising at the end? Are there DF shops at the...
Nov 14, 08, 11:59 pm
Replies: 650
Views: 53,231
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Can someone guide me to the post with the...

Can someone guide me to the post with the minutes in it?
Nov 5, 08, 11:08 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By gladstoneyoung

Thanks for the responses. I wasn't asking about...

Thanks for the responses. I wasn't asking about when sale seasons were on but whetehr, whan a sale pf secials is made, is the information released at a particular time on a particular day e.g....
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