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Both airlines fly to all the destinations you mentioned too.
Singapore, Cathay, China Southern are all decent options depending on budget/how attached you are to loyalty programs/flight timing..
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If you are keen on SQ, you can get VA miles in the end, by first earning KF miles, then transferring that to VA/VFF miles, but not SC though.
SQ might carry a VA code up to SIN, or even to FCO.
Edit: you can book SQ flights with Flybuys travel, earning you even more FB points, transferrable to VFF.
Personally, I would put the status chase on duty.
If your hubby has enough points, with either, you could go QF MEL - SIN in premY or J with the 380, the kids will get a wow factor from that trip, if they have not flown the 380.
I have flown the EK 380, not the QF 380, but the first time I did it, or the first few times, it did have a wow factor.
MEL QFi J lounge is in the basement, so not that good, but if hubby has WP/P1, the MEL QFi F lounge is bliss. Yes, have done that one too.
A lot of choices, and a good time waster too, setting up a MS-Excel spreadsheet to set up a time table of possible flights, possible hotels, how much to spend, where to stay, ...
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