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Member Since 14/08/2020
Last Seen 18/08/2020
Location brisbane

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charter flights are huge in Europe, for example going skiing from UK to Europe or UK/Europe to sunny destinations in Europe/North Africa in...
18/08/2020 - 10:47
none whatsoever, but am interested in aviation & have worked for a company who did charters, after Sept 11, when many airlines folded or...
17/08/2020 - 17:31
costs depend on aircraft size/age/route length Have been involved with charters myself, so know a far bit about costings for charters, even...
17/08/2020 - 17:23
yes but crews working for no salary & all the other costs savings add up (less overall staff per aircraft, is a huge saving), which is why...
17/08/2020 - 17:04
both I presume. Freight always helps offset airfares & understand freight is doing very well at present.
17/08/2020 - 16:57
but that's the operating airline that does the maintenance, whether it be a qantas, virgin, rex aircraft or some other carrier. The...
17/08/2020 - 14:41
no simulators involved if the pilots are current.
17/08/2020 - 14:34
think Cooks were a charter airline & sold most of their seats through travel agents with or without the ground content. Think they went...
17/08/2020 - 14:33
no Laker was a quasi airline. Lower costs, but used same big airports as likes of BA, with lots of delays.
17/08/2020 - 14:31
not actually a lease airports are very negotiable at present fuel is cheap, admin is only handling sales basically cabin crew are also...
17/08/2020 - 14:30
ok IIRC pilots have to do some many take offs & landings in a certain period, in that type of aircraft. In South Korea, Asiana A380 pilots...
17/08/2020 - 14:21
15 people have said they don't understand. Please explain what you don't understand & will try & rectify if I can
17/08/2020 - 14:05
no that's virgin mark 2
17/08/2020 - 13:31
but maintenance would be done by operating airline, whether that be virgin mark 2 or Rex. If virgin mark 2, that could simply paint on side...
17/08/2020 - 13:31
could actually be a way for virgin mark 2 to get back into international. Could it be called or nicknamed virgin lite ? Virgin mark 2...
17/08/2020 - 13:28
without old virgin there are no nonstop flights Newcastle/Auckland Brisbane/Dunedin only 1 airline flying Brisbane/LA Brisbane/Fiji...
17/08/2020 - 13:14
it could actually be qantas operating the flights, as they have stood down plenty of pilots as well, but virgin 2 or rex makes more sense.
17/08/2020 - 12:56
I guess, but maybe more like charter flights, but instead of the operating airlines pilots flying the aircraft, the operating airlines...
17/08/2020 - 12:40
don't know, but probably don't need huge amount of money. It's not like they are starting a new airline. If pilots interested in doing...
17/08/2020 - 12:37
pilots have started airlines before, but probably from scratch or when the airline they flew for, went belly up. Much easier than the...
17/08/2020 - 12:21
there are obviously going to be some interesting developments in aviation post corona. Some airlines will close down for good. Others with...
17/08/2020 - 12:15
there are obviously going to be some interesting developments in aviation post corona. Some airlines will close down for good. Others with...
17/08/2020 - 12:12
info sketchy, but heard group of unemployed pilots, are starting a virtual airline. A virtual airline is when someone, or a travel agency...
17/08/2020 - 11:59
got one bike from 99 bikes for $300 & is excellent but they have no more at anything like that price & say they won't get more for month or...
15/08/2020 - 23:31
no bought a 2nd hand bike & after 6 months bill to repair it was more than it was worth. Not going to be doing huge kms or riding to work,...
15/08/2020 - 11:25
Want to get a cheap new bike under $300. Bike stores have them on their websites, but no stock. Similarly with Kmart, Big W etc. Anyone...
14/08/2020 - 16:28
many retailers get screwed by Paypal/accetping credit cards. Look at silly travel agents who took payments via card on their own merchant...
14/08/2020 - 16:25
2 issues drought & farmers can't get pickers even though 1 million on unemployment welfare, so some produce won't even get...
14/08/2020 - 16:22
don't forget to book it. Think you can cancel with day or 2 notice at no cost. Why ? As always in travel, a airfare/car/hotel price(quote)...
14/08/2020 - 16:02
anything under 10 years old if well maintained is fine. They tend to keep their cars longer than the big multinationals, who might only...
14/08/2020 - 15:01