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380 vs 787 is a toss-up. i dislike the 500 passenger frenzy loading and baggage claim with the 380's, and believe the humidity and air pressure on the 787's are a winning feature. For me however the biggest point of difference are the frequent flyer programs. I can't abide the...
Feb 21, 2014, 09.15 PM / Melbourne to Los Angeles: Qantas, United or Virgin Australia?
You're ignoring a significant part of the story that makes the UA/Star Alliance miles even more valuable than Qantas. A r/t ticket on Qantas to Los Angeles is 96,000 points, but increases dramatically for points further east. United miles to North America include ANY destination in the US ...
Jan 31, 2014, 12.11 PM / New United Airlines, Star Alliance award rates a boon for Aussie travellers
With the loads on the UA flights to Australia, does anyone really think that they're just going to live with less revenue? I think not. This is only half a story. I predict UA is going to "fix" the backtrack issue that American passengers face when coming to Australia. Most go ...
Aug 19, 2013, 10.22 AM / United upgrades Sydney flights to Boeing 777s
I checked in to this Intercontinental-managed hotel a couple months ago, found out about this internet rort, and left within the hour. This is a serious issue for business travelers, and one that Intercontinental continually fails to address with any integrity. And I'm an Ambassador P...
Nov 02, 2011, 09.46 AM / Holiday Inn Sydney Potts Point: location & extras exceed expectations
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