Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 07 Aug 2013
Total posts 165
Can anyone share their experience of trying to get business/first class seats on say Emirates/Qater/Cathay Pacifi flights to Europe. Iâm looking for flights in Sept - thereâs plenty of sale fares on this month being a non busy period - but there is literally no premium seat reward availability I can see for that time of year. I curiously searched for flights for March and can see business/first availability to Middle East and beyond for ex Aus - so my question is should I just wait closer to the time In the hopes that premium reward seats become available? Anyone have similar experiences and was able to get what they were after?
Member since 05 May 2016
Total posts 322
February is a bit late to look for September flights. You should have been looking late last year for those flights.
Member since 24 Aug 2017
Total posts 22
Last time I booked a classic award for Sept, I booked it in October the year before.
Member since 04 Nov 2011
Total posts 232
On past experience seats will tend to open up, however comes down to how close to the time you are willing to cut it. Could be anytime right up until September.
Member since 06 Jul 2018
Total posts 16
For an August 18 journey from Melbourne to Milan (CX) via Hong Kong (QF), we landed two J seats at the end October 17.
Turns out there is availability - just not showing up online I had to call this morn when FF team opened up - snagged QR F and J seats to Italy. Bit disappointing actually online isn’t truly accurate representation - so my advice to anyone in similar position always call if u can’t find what your looking for.
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