Member since 22 Mar 2018
Total posts 2
Think about it; Emirates' A380 first class is so luxurious that almost nobody can afford to fly it. Most people tend to book business class then get upgraded. This is not criticism, just curiosity if anyone has actually booked first class on an Emirates A380.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,118
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 245
It won't let me vote, because I have two responses - yes, I have purchased an F ticket, but I have also been upgraded from J.
Member since 16 Jun 2017
Total posts 40
Flew F from Auckland to Melbourne when I passed my exams. It was an amazing 3 hours. Was very stunned and confused when asked “Will you be using the shower service this evening?”
Member since 02 Sep 2015
Total posts 18
One of the best First flying out of Melbourne. Yes I have booked First many times with $$$$. Great value and exquisite service from ground crew to air crew. The Captain will introduce them self to first class pax. Qantas does not do that.
Member since 22 Oct 2012
Total posts 205
It's a myth that people don't book and pay cash for flying long-haul in First with either Emirates or Qantas.
Member since 29 Mar 2017
Total posts 30
East Coast to NZ when on sale - can not be beaten for the wine alone.
SilkAir - KrisFlyer
Member since 28 Mar 2017
Total posts 9
I have only ever flown F on Emirates and each time I have purchased a QF ticket to maintain status.
Member since 04 Dec 2013
Total posts 65
Only 2 seats occupied in A380 F on the Emirates flight I was on last week. By contrast, QF 10 was completely full in first.
Member since 03 May 2013
Total posts 124
Now theres a true First Class product. Qantas should be ashamed generally for their pseudo 'first' - business plus product.
Member since 07 Sep 2017
Total posts 4
I'm flying DXB-Madrid next month in F, using QFF points. I have a seven hour layover in DXB from midnight after flying (in Business) from Sydney. Does anyone know if there are sleeping facilities in the DXB lounge (ideally with a wake-up call!)? Any suggestions on best way to spend that period?
Member since 16 Nov 2017
Total posts 1
Have flown F on Emirates metal a number of times but always under a QF code share flight number. While very good I still prefer QF metal and staff. I have found that the Emirates crew seem to "disappear" on the longer legs while the QF crew continue to circulate. One thing I must confess is great on the Emirates F facilities is that it is great not to be continually elbowing the walls while sitting on the throne at 30K feet!
Member since 06 Dec 2014
Have flown F on Emirates twice. The first time was coming back from the UK when I discovered that the return leg (I always book separately) was actually cheaper than the J trip from BNE. I booked Qantas codeshare and they quoted the LHR/BNE leg in UK pounds. I looked at it and thought - why not.I was also upgraded recently on a BNE/AKL flight which I booked directly through Emirates. Apparently there were issues with some of the seats in economy. Those passengers were brought up to J and I was moved to first as an Emirates FF customer.That all said, my next trip to the UK in a year's time will be on Qantas metal. Dubai airport is, to say the least, ordinary for the business class traveller and coupled with the fact that they won't let me use my CPAP machine through their power supply (Qantas will) means that the flying Kangaroo gets to keep my loyalty.
Jetstar Airways - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 22 Jan 2017
Total posts 5
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