Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 12 Nov 2017
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I'm Platinum but this should apply equally to gold pax, it seems only CL and P1 get a look in. I've heard frequent stories from the likes of EK, CX, BA where they've upgraded higher tier OW passengers because the opportunity existed, not op-up etc., and yet QF seem absolutely indifferent in their approach.
My travel is soon to shift to Asia centred in Singapore, does anyone have a comment on how SQ behave?
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Qantas not great at doing this unless you are higher than platinum. Have been upgraded on CX when I was just gold not platinum. Even in economy CX crew came and thanked me for being a Oneworld frequent flyer. Only upgrade on Qantas was to business when flying to Melbourne on the Dreamliner came online last year.
With regards to SQ, have no personal experience but a close friend who lived in Singapore for many years and flown them a lot doesn't get any upgrades. He has now made the choice and shifted back to flying QF and CX.
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And FYI, SQ doesn’t run such complimentary upgrades unless oversale, just like Qantas. It seems that they don’t lack such high-value flyers (see the pps club).
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