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QANTAS: First Class International lounge to open on 19 April?

QANTAS: First Class International lounge to open on 19 April?

According to ET, who obviously have better sources than I do, Qantas will announce on Thursday (15 April 2021) its schedule for the opening of their international lounges.

The prediction is they will coincide with the creation of the Trans-Tasman bubble between Australia and New Zealand on 19 April – that’s next Monday!

The speculation is that in Sydney and Melbourne, it won’t muck around with just the Qantas Club – it will go full-on lounge by throwing open the frosted doors and plant wall of the Qantas First Class lounges to all eligible frequent flyers.

Salt and Pepper Squid
Neil Perry’s Salt and Pepper Squid

2PAXfly Takeout

The aviation industry has a difficult road ahead when it comes to sustainability. It’s going to require a relative revolution in technology, with ‘electric planes’ or hydrogen planes, or some form of jet engine that doesn’t require a carbon based fuel. And that is going to require the development of an alternative to jet engines probably.

It’s a big ask. It will take time to develop.

This move to home grown and manufactured SAF is a first step – maybe even a baby step in a very long road of innovation. In the long run, US$200 million won’t even touch the sides.


Bring on the salt and pepper squid.

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