"Originally Posted by AnthonySyudney The reason why you can not find any Emirates seats is the as of April 2019 Emirates no longer have flights out of Sydney There is no shortage of Emirates flights out of Sydney I am on the evening one myself in April."
"Fare adjustments are fairly common and they can go either way. Being offered a saver fare is a new one though, maybe abut loads in each class. Note a flex fare gives cheaper better upgrade chances so I tend to use flex fares for upgrades."
"The 787 is too heavy for short flights hence the Boeing mid market plane being developed to compete with the A321. The A330 is also probably too heavy but QF is not going to commit another 20 years to another too heavy aircraft which it would with 787-3"
"The A321LR is the plane for point to point for smaller cities Less than 200 seats with business class. Then Adelaide and maybe Canberra to Singapore. Seattle has been mentioned for the 787 as it is good hub for Alaskan but Phoenix maybe not. Cape Town has been mentioned but I think not enough bus..."
"You forget there may be more 787s in the second half of 2020. They may even get some 78-10s for the Asian routes thus freeing up 747s which are mainly used on these routes."
"Originally Posted by Dan22 Thanks for the responses. It should be ticketed as it’s recognised in QF My bookings. I assumed it would be immediate as per articles on AUSBT about how to upgrade and get immediate confirmation etc by looking for reward availability. You will get an email when ..."
"An ‘immediate’ upgrade doesn’t always happen immediately, it depends on loads etc. even if classic rewards are available. Most of mine and I’m platinum takes a few days and often the day before the flight. Paying customers get first dibs and seemingly classic rewards, ..."
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