QF fleet management & 747 replacements

"Originally Posted by whoppersandwich The idea in vogue at the moment is to switch from hub and spoke to point-to-point. I daresay that when the Sunrise announcement is made this year it will loosely coincide with orders for other widebodies (787s, A330neos etc) that will fly to destinations that..."

1 week ago

Advice on flying Qantas to Singapore, then BA to London

"Originally Posted by djtech This would function just like any other connecting flight you've taken. Since British Airways is a Qantas Partner, your checked luggage will be checked all the way through to London without the need for your to recollect in Singapore, even IF it is delayed. In the even..."

1 month, 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Virgin Atlantic arrivals lounge LAX?

"Originally Posted by Travellingmum Hi all,We are travelling J class from LHR to LAX on Virgin Atlantic in a week. We then have a domestic US (not linked ticket) with a layover of about 7 hours. Just wondering what lounge options we have?TIA If your ticket is on Delta, with the departure on the s..."

2 months ago

Westpac Black Amex Bundle

"For Amex Black transactions, register your card on Amex website and use Amex app.Westpac knows nothing of your Amex transactions; except when points are transferred from Amex to Westpac at the beginning of each month. "

2 months, 1 week, 1 day ago


"Originally Posted by GBRGB Then add to the debate, rather than just hitting the down button, perhaps AUSBT could adjust their site so that if you hit the down button you also have to make comment as to why. There is a reason why a down vote has gone from most web sites, blogs etc, is that it does..."

2 months, 1 week, 3 days ago

Lounge Access - QF Business connecting on AA economy

"AA access rules are different from Qantas.They depend on whether you have a =boarding pass= for a OneWorld trans-continental is intercontinental business class flight that departs on the same day, regardless of what your connecting flight is.You need to be able to check in online and show your QF..."

2 months, 1 week, 5 days ago

Qantas business class to San Francisco: not impressed

"Originally Posted by andyf Originally Posted by PCHammond I find it interesting how when someone complains about the lack of premium service in business class on a website that is orientated toward premium travel, some people feel the need to berate them for not getting what they paid for. Clearl..."

2 months, 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Uber drivers cancelling shorter trips out of the airport

"Originally Posted by markpk Is this even a legitimate post?AFAIK you can't book an Uber without putting in a destinationUber has partnered with Qantas - why would Qantas want or accept the blow back from this? In Australia Uber does not disclose the destination to the driver until the passenger i..."

2 months, 2 weeks, 6 days ago

How long does it take to transfer AMEX points to Velocity?

"Wonder why that is the case? Why do they not automate credit card transfers like they do flybuys?Some IT project somewhere may be running over time and over budget - almost all of them do.On the other hand, is there really such a great rush?Points transactions will be backdated to the day they ar..."

2 months, 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Hong Kong in Transit then Exit

"Exiting from the lounge back into the immigration/arrivals area is possible.I had a Cathay Pacific representative escort me to immigration from the lounge once upon a time.I am sure they will be happy to please a Diamond member. "

2 months, 3 weeks, 6 days ago

Galaxy S8 with T-Mobile SIM in USA?

"Originally Posted by traveller99 In the USA you're always better going with AT&T for a number of reasons: (a) AT&T use one main 4G band for their network across the USA. In contrast T-Mobile use three different 4G bands. So unless your phone has all of these three 4G bands you might not ..."

4 months, 1 week ago

Earning Velocity points on Cathay Pacific, Virgin Atlantic

"Velocity will grant you points for flights that are both marketed and operated by Virgin Atlantic. No points available for flights that are either marketed or operated by Cathay."

4 months, 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Lounge access - Cathay / Swiss codeshare?

"Lounge access depends on the operating carrier, not on the marketing one.If your flight is operated by Cathay Pacific, you are welcome to Cathay/Qantas/Oneworld lounges, regardless of what your ticket says. "

4 months, 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Alaska miles and Qantas status credits

"Miles redemptions from other airlines for Qantas flights are treated as Classic rewards - no frequent flier points and no status credits either. "

4 months, 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Qantas multi-city reward booking - removing one leg?

"They should be able to remove that leg. Obviously you will have to pay change fees for that service."

4 months, 3 weeks, 1 day ago

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