Member since 16 Jul 2018
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I'll be going from Sydney - KL (Malaysia airlines) then KL - Muscat - Milan (Oman Air) on business class for the first time in a few weeks. Just wondering, what lounges do I have access to in Sydney, KL and Muscat? What time can I check in from Sydney? First time on business for myself and my partner. Any tips?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
Checkin generally 3hrs before.
Thank you. I've been reading about being able to access the emirates lounge, but then some people were turned away. I'm sure the Qantas lounge is good.
Member since 20 May 2016
Total posts 31
Malaysian airlines headphones are terrible, suggest bringing your own noise cancelling ones.
Member since 21 May 2014
Total posts 169
Are you referring to the EK Lounge in SYD?
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 20 Jul 2018
Total posts 2
Theoretically you can use the EK lounge in SYD, which definitely has some advantages over the QF lounge: the wine and spirits are better (including actual champagne); the food spread is usually pretty impressive (though I don't know how good it is late in the evening prior to MH140, as the lounge is about to close); and on days when MH uses gates on the Star Alliance side of the airport it's much more conveniently located. I'm no great fan of the QF SYD lounge so am happy to have another option, even if just for the sake of variety.
I think that is WAY excessive, unless you particularly like getting to the airport early and/or get anxious. Checking in 2 hours prior for international when in business class is plenty of time in my experience. I also check in online whenever possible.
Thanks for you reply. I've also just been notified that on the way back my last leg (KL - SYD) my seat changed. I checked, and my plane has changed from an A330 to an A380. Is this a good or a bad thing? The photos make it look like its an older plane, but then I read an article about being able to ask for first class as you cannot normally book it?
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