Waldo you ever dream of flying to the mysterious East? It's actually North about 9 to 12 hours depending on your destination, beautiful China is so close and China Southern can take you there in one of their A330 300 aircraft.
Easy check in, e-ticket and great baggage allowance too. 30kg. Choose your seat 24-48hrs before flight also.
Wonderfully helpful staff from check in to landing and return. Meals are OK especially when flying from AUS to China, bearable when coming home. Plenty of refreshments and a very relaxed atmosphere in flight.
After about 4hours a crowd can gather in the tail galley for some calisthenics, stretching pushups etc.
Fares are very competitive and their SKY TEAM club is a great way to earn FFP which can be used for China domestic flights and International flights as well. Only a few flights earns a free flight. Flying domestic in China, then fly China Southern, very competitive and very easy to connect and transfer.
China Southern are a great Airline and i will be up up and away again soon.