Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 28 Feb 2014
Total posts 131
Hi Guys, Just a short question. On the 10th of October, I will be flying up to Mackay from Brisbane then on the 12th flying back to brisbane. If I go both ways with QANTAS i will get my QFF Silver but the Flight up will be on a Q400, Don't get me wrong they're a great aircraft but should I go QANTAS with the Q400 or Virgin with the 737-800?
Member since 25 Sep 2013
Total posts 371
Well what's more important to you, status or the operating equipment?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
I'd take the jet anyday, gets you there a lot quicker too. Much more spacious than the dash 8 too
Member since 06 Jun 2014
Total posts 56
I live in mackay and fly the route all the time. It's only a short flight so if I were you I'd fly Q to get the status upgrade.
Member since 25 Aug 2014
Total posts 28
The QF Q400 is not really much slower than the VA jet. I also fly this route a lot and the time difference is negligible really. Go for QF silver if it's what u want.
Member since 11 Aug 2014
Total posts 25
I agree. Status is more important, plus i flew that route once with virgin which was meant to be on a 738 but got downgraded to a e190 so i say go on q400, get your free wine and baggage and enjoy qff silver! :)
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