Member since 16 Oct 2012
Total posts 23
A simple question: Do those shiny 'Priority' luggage tags for checked bags of premium travellers really do anything other than look pretty. In my experience (with VA or any other airline) 'Priority' luggage could arrive on the carousel first, or last... or anywhere in between. All the airlines make the vague promise that Priority tagged luggage will be among the first available for collection, but I rarely find this is the case.
Member since 13 Sep 2013
Total posts 114
It's such hit and miss.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 12 Jan 2016
Total posts 32
On my only trip in J (Mel to YVR, Air NZ), bags were first out going over and pretty close to first coming home.
Member since 02 Sep 2015
Total posts 18
Just did a first Mel to singapore. Some economy class got there luggage first. I even too photos to show Emirates next time. It does not work
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
I've never ad my stuff with an orange flag not come out in the first dozen or so,
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 31 Jan 2013
Total posts 38
I find it can be departure airport dependent as well. I've had the worst luck out of Indonesian airports (Jakarta, Balik and Bali). Hit and miss with BKK and HKG.
Member since 21 Apr 2016
Total posts 13
With Qantas it can be hit and miss - leaning a bit towards 'hit' in my experience.
Member since 18 Nov 2013
Total posts 61
I've waited over an hour for priority baggage with Qantas. I've never found my luggage out first, but it's usually in the first 10-20 bags.
Member since 07 Jan 2016
Total posts 11
Generally speaking hit and miss
Member since 04 Nov 2011
Total posts 202
IMHO, a complete waste of time. Qantas are the worst culprits.
Etihad - Etihad Guest
Member since 02 Jul 2015
Total posts 17
On Virgin domestic it's 70:30 in terms of arriving first. Last week it was not only last but 10 minutes after everyone elses. With on a codeshare with Etihad and flying in Y the priority tag seems to make no difference
Member since 17 Feb 2017
Total posts 8
Over many airlines over many flights I find Qantas to be the worst in the world and Air New Zealand to be the best.
Member since 18 Jun 2015
Total posts 81
Ive also found it has worked well in the past for international but QF domestic there is terrible.
Member since 06 Jul 2015
In general it is like spinning the roulette wheel on when they pop out, the only exception I have found to this is Thai where 1st Class bags are always first and then followed by Business (In Bangkok), at least on the many flights I have taken with them.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 88
VA Sydney Int. No, takes for ever.
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