QantasLink, Sydney to Maroochydore (Sunshine Coast), Boeing 717, Economy Class

“What time will you arrive? I’ll pick you up” My old mate Daz texted me. “I’ll be landing at 10:35” I texted back. “Ok, see you at 10:30” was the reply. “No, its 10:35!” I responded. “Yeah, 10:30!” “No, 10:35!”….. The banter went on for weeks, “10:30?” “No, 10:35!” we laughingly texted each other. The 1 hour and…

QANTASLINK Sydney to Dubbo Bombadier Dash 8 – Q400

It was to be a sequin and glitter free weekend when my friend Bert and I decided to get out of Sydney over the Mardi Gras weekend.  Yes, we were heading to Dubbo in Regional New South Wales and we flew on one of the Qantas group of companies smallest aircraft a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, operated…

QANTASLINK Hobart to Sydney Business Class

As we returned the hire car, the young lady asked my friend Bert: “Are you returning the car with a full tank of petrol?” “Yes” said Bert. “And has there been any damage?” she asked. “Only to our livers” I replied. We were flying home to Sydney after a weekend in Hobart and after checking in…

A QantasLink Dash-8 Q400 gets A FREAKY-TYRE or is that a Leaky-Tyre?

  Don’t you hate getting a flat tyre? It always happens when you are in a hurry or out on the road in your Sunday best. Recently, while at Melbournes Tullamarine Airport, I watched this QantasLink Dash-8 Q400 undergoe a wheel change. The Sunstate Airlines arm of QantasLink, a subsidiary of Qantas Airways operates this particular…