"Originally Posted by calmelb If you are a Qantas Platinum/Platinum One/ CL you can use the domestic lounge upon arrival (which I know is pretty much useless for Sydney, but very good for Melbourne), and this is their half hearted effort for an Arrivals lounge Virtually useless even in MEL. You'..."
"T3 to TBIT is not a long walk. I wonder if, when DL finishes all its work on T2 and T3 whether VA will relocate all its flights including lounges to its terminal rather than TBIT."
"I did the Melbourne Special which was OK, not that I'm an expert on massages. On the morning I was in the First Lounge, only First Class pax who had booked over the phone the day before were getting in. It was fully booked from 8AM until 11:30 so Platinums etc were all missing out."
"It gets pretty subjective especially given the preponderance of Rockwell Super Diamond and Thomson Vantage XL seats across a number of airlines meaning the hard products are very similar. It would probably be easier to develop a Top 10 and, were you to do so, I think both VA and QF would make ap..."
"Originally Posted by willvill I booked PE to LAX next April and there were NO seats taken at all on that flight in Business(Expert Flyer) . Yet after I booked PE and asked to upgrade, the reply was 'allocation exhausted' which I took to mean not released yet, so I duly went waiting List. So over..."
"Originally Posted by Flying High Velocity used to be really good, but availability dried up around the same time the new Business Class was introduced. QF seems to be the much more useful rewards scheme these days. Velocity is much better than QFF domestically. Availability of international is ..."
"Originally Posted by mcglynp Originally Posted by antkleve You will never be able to get seats a long way in advance. I've never had trouble getting seats to LAX 1-2 days before traveling. Remember frequent flyer points are intended solely for Airlines to get rid of their unsold seats, not for ..."
"It would be strange if one week from the change, QF still haven't announced this or updated their website. QF advertises its EK partnership as a way to use Qantas for one stop access to Europe and the Middle East. If they are making this change, this will no longer be the case and the partnersh..."
"7AM Friday arrival into SYD could've been quite easily done nonstop with a 10PM Wednesday departure from Seattle. I assume they are picking up VIPs and press in HNL hence the stopover. Even then, I expect the plane will be fairly empty with only pax in J class. (Don't think VIPs would..."
"Freight is a limited issue when considering freight. Heavy freight is rarely that time dependant. ULR is very much a niche market so QF (and other airlines) are more interested in what sort of premium traffic they can attract rather than freight (or Y class for that matter). The freig..."
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