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We don't have any insight into the rationale behind this, but we have an interview with MH CEO Peter Bellew coming up and the airline's first class strategy (in the air and on the ground) is one of the topics we hope to have time to raise.
Jul 21, 2017, 07.08 PM / Malaysia Airlines' London Airbus A350 flights start January 2018
Just reporting what we've been told.
Jul 21, 2017, 10.19 AM / Malaysia Airlines' London Airbus A350 flights start January 2018
mcglynp: no, it does not.
Jul 17, 2017, 02.21 PM / Qantas: no plans for new transcon Boeing 737 business class
All airlines will indeed direct you to their nominated lounge, as we've mentioned in the article, but if you're in business class or hold Star Alliance Gold frequent flyer status there's nothing to stop you from using the equivalent lounge of any other Star Alliance member in that airport.
Jul 10, 2017, 10.52 AM / Sydney Airport Star Alliance lounges: Singapore Airlines vs AirNZ
You're not 'forcing your way' into the lounge - you're just following the rules and expecting that lounge staff know those rules too. If they don't you can explain why you're entitled to access and have them look up their own rule book or show them (on your smartphone) the relevant page of the St...
Jul 10, 2017, 10.11 AM / Sydney Airport Star Alliance lounges: Singapore Airlines vs AirNZ
Should Qantas have bought the Airbus A350 instead of the Boeing 787? Have your say here..!
Jul 23, 2017, 05.44 PM / Should Qantas have bought the Airbus A350 instead of the Boeing 787?
Several posts debating the Boeing 787 vs Airbus A350 have been moved into a new discussion ("Should Qantas have bought the Airbus A350 instead of the Boeing 787?") so that we can keep this discussion on-topic.
Jul 23, 2017, 09.49 AM / First Qantas Boeing 787-9 delivery date
Originally Posted by mspcooper : @ Russell, sorry, what does WP stand for? 'WP' is a term used by some members of other frequent flyer forums to demote Platinum – they also use 'SG' to denote Gold, 'OW' for Oneworld etc – these are not terms we use on AusBT because we prefer plain ...
Jul 21, 2017, 10.23 AM / Is Qantas Platinum that much better than Qantas Gold?
This is the 'director's cut' edition of BA's latest safety video, created in collaboration with Comic Relief: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCoQwZ9BQ9Q
Jul 19, 2017, 03.24 PM / British Airways' new 'Comic Relief' safety video
An interesting one to ponder. Out of Sydney, I'd stump for the Qantas A330 'Business Suite' unless you could get onto a Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER with the airline's latest business class (IMHO, this is way better than the A380 business class).
Jul 17, 2017, 12.17 PM / Best 'hard product' business class, Sydney to South-East Asia