Tag Archives: economy

Qantas 787 Economy SFO-MEL

Qantas (QF) 787 Economy SFO-MEL Recently Qantas introduced a direct flight from San Fransisco to Melbourne on their new Boeing 787-900 aircraft.  At 15.5 hours, Flight 50 is a long flight though not as long as their other 787 route Perth to London.  Below is my experience with the route in November, 2018. Pre Departure… Read More »

Alaska Airlines to Introduce Basic Economy Fare

Alaska Airlines to Introduce Basic Economy Fare I write a lot about Alaska Airlines — I find them to be a great airline, with a great loyalty program.  They mostly resist the race-to-the-bottom of other airlines.  Still, they are not immune.  They charge for checked luggage (though they have a great 20-minute guarantee).  They removed… Read More »