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Fun Fact: adding the satellite bump on the would cause fuel efficiency to drop, preventing it from making the PER > LHR flight.
Nov 17, 2017, 12.41 PM / Qantas pushes forward on domestic WiFi as Virgin eyes LA routes
given there's nothing stopping customers from playing loud noises from their devices without wifi, i can't see how wifi will change this.
Mar 20, 2017, 06.44 PM / Qantas to start free inflight Internet trials on Friday April 7
> You can also be both a Chairmans Lounge member and a Platinum One (or other tier)Just a slight clarification on this one - Chairmans lounge is it's own tier that sits above Plat One. Above CL is Chairmans Lounge Plat One. You cannot be 'Chairmans Lounge Bronze' as the CL ranking would t...
Mar 16, 2017, 08.20 PM / Using Qantas frequent flyer points to upgrade to first class
I think people are significantly under estimating the cost and what's involved in getting the third party IFE system to be upgraded to support something like this.I heard on the grapevine once that it can takes months just to get a quote on time and what it could cost to make changes.
Mar 16, 2017, 07.13 PM / Emirates rolls out smartphone-based meal ordering
I agree that the seat is fairly dated, but, for what it's worth, Qantas does 'let' you watch the safety video on the seatback, are opening some pretty decent new lounges (new BNE lounges just opened, LHR is opening soon), plus they offer chauffeur service for their LHR flights.
Feb 22, 2017, 11.09 PM / The best business class seats on the Qantas Airbus A380
I'm on the verge on hitting platinum (right before my expiry date as well), but moving to London next month. Is it worth pursuing platinum before I leave? I plan on doing a bit of travel throughout Europe and the rest of the world in the next year...
Jul 20, 2017, 10.50 PM / Is Qantas Platinum that much better than Qantas Gold?
It depends. "Up to six weeks" is the line given by Qantas, and you can't lodge a claim until after those 6 weeks.Generally though, around 1 week is the usual turn around time, although sometimes it takes longer or happens quicker.
May 16, 2017, 12.01 PM / Qantas Double Status Credit offer, 2017
Also says that passengers who are flying with you (provided they're booked on the same ticket purchased via your Amex card) are also covered.Re-read the T&Cs (or call them) to confirm, but that's how I've interpreted it.
Mar 20, 2017, 08.29 PM / Qantas Amex Ultimate Card Insurance