Qantas USA sale $999

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  1. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local
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    Hey all,

    Qantas has a flight sale to the USA - $999 to LA, SF and Dallas.

    Flight dates from the 17th of Jane to 23rd March....

    Sale fares end on Friday (the 15th)
     
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  2. benchives

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  3. absentskier

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    Depends which route and flight. All the flights to America are part of the sale.
     
  4. Gimped

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    Typical. Booked tickets a couple of weeks ago...
     
  5. Harper11

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    Qantas has Melbourne to LA for 786 return
    From 26 jan 2018 through to June
     
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    Very tidy price.
     
  7. piolet

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    I think it's 380 and maybe 787 daily by then? So maybe extra capacity. Very nice price!
     
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  8. piolet

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    Syd lax and dallas will be 380, Syd SFO is a 747 for now.
     
  9. Crystal

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    We've being trying to dodge the A380, no good in economy with a tall +1. Flying over this year, shitty A380, back on the Dreamliner..happy days
     
  10. oldgeezer

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    Horses for courses. Having decreased from maybe 5'11" to 5'10" in my old age (IMOA) leg room is not so much an issue now that seat pitch even on the B787 no longer allows people on the aisle or middle seat on the windows to twist their legs sideways and allow people to shimmy past to the aisle, and recliners in front impinge on leg room anyway. However the A320 seat squab in economy at 20" (or about 18.3" inner arm rest to inner arm rest) is far more generous than the B787's 17.3" (seatguru) for an expanding waistline, IMOA, IMO. The B787 seems to scrimp on seat width in all classes as even in J on ANA (a so called 5 star airline) the seat/beds are only 20" wide as well (albeit with a bit more room, aside, either side, from the seat). I will not do a 3-4-3 B777 ever again but at a pinch would accept a 17.3" B787 if unavoidable but prefer to seek out the A380 or A350 for long haul.
     
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  11. Legs Akimbo

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    Biggest trick for an aisle seat is knowing that somewhere under the aisle armrest there is a button that releases the armrest. Press it, raise the armrest and rotate your knees. You can let people out without having to stand up.
     
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  12. Moondog55

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    Funny as I found cattle class in an A380 [ QANTAS] quite comfortable, even managing to get 8 hours sleep each way over the Pacific and I'm 1840 tall/105 kg with most of that being leg
     
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  13. Crystal

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    yeah +1 is quite a bit taller than 184cm... and yes is also leg...so very uncomfortable.
     
  14. Moondog55

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    OK I can see people who are almost 2 metres tall having problems
     
  15. Whatever really

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    I just did 787 over A380 home but both times payed for the exit row upgrade and had a great sleep both ways.
    I do prefer the 787 but upstairs on the A380 down the back on the exit row is pretty good.