Member since 19 Jan 2017
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Hi, when booking a business class fare from say Philadelphia through DFW/SYD/BNE in business class on QF's website, are the domestic legs seated in the first class cabin in the US and business in Aus?
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Member since 21 Mar 2011
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On some very rare occasions, and I have seen this in Aust QFd flights, you will see an exclamation mark in the fare, even if its "business cabin" up top, the exclamation will, if you hover over it, say your seat from so and so to so and so will be in economy.And if you are paying quite a tidy sum, and you see this, it does leave a bitter taste in the mouth, that they would even dare do such a thing.Granted some planes only have Y, ie, the Dash 8, but if the plane is a 737, with J, and you get put into Y, its not good.
Member since 29 Nov 2013
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Member since 14 Feb 2017
Total posts 77
In the US - they dub their business class as "first class" hence why you're seeing it displayed.
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 219
To answer your question - if the domestic US sector is on a two class aircraft, then your QF Business ticket will see you seated in AA's First class. (Effectively, AA call their Business class "First" on two-class domestics). this would indeed by the case from Philadelphia. If, however, you were flying out of New York or Miami, and were on a 3 class aircraft (F, J, Y), then a Qantas Business ticket will seat you in AA Business. Either way, you get Business status credits and points.
Member since 18 Feb 2017
Total posts 60
So if the US call J class FIRST class, what is F class called?
Member since 04 Apr 2014
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On three class flights you'll get first/business/coach. Those flights are generally referred to as transcon flights. On two class you get first/coach.
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