Member since 02 Nov 2012
Total posts 8
But they had paid, just not in cash. Extremely poor in my view
Member since 10 Jul 2017
Total posts 86
this would never happen on singapore airlines, a great way to fly
Member since 17 Jan 2013
Total posts 53
no no i swear thats how it went down. she even explained the fare code that was used, and it was the absolute pits in her view. This wasnt a OneWorld partner award, it was their strange yet sometimes unique arrangement with Alaska, which clearly they are happy to flog off empty seats for but when the plane turns up full (as this was) - were made to feel like we dont belong.
Member since 24 Dec 2013
Total posts 140
I hear that the Honolulu route is one of the hardest to get premium award seats on so I think that you have done well anyway to have beaten QFF members, who I believe get a priority booking window, by using partner miles to book not just two but four premium award seats.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Mar 2019
Total posts 7
Qantas can change seats whenever and however they want. I was a full paying Gold FF customer for business on an upper deck 747 flight to Japan. We were bumped downstairs because Platinum members took the seats.
yep, the 4 seats i swipe via Alaska miles werent even available to Qantas frequent flyers, it was a weird situation and i full expected them not to confirm, but they did, and once confirmed, i was a human being on that plane, but was made to feel like we didnt belong there!
Member since 02 Feb 2018
Total posts 30
Not sure what “rights you were basically denied” but seat allocation is subject to change/not guaranteed and this is all over the website when selecting seats and this is not something unique to Qantas. You booked business seats you got business seats just unlucky that they were not your preference and someone else likely higher status got them
Member since 05 Dec 2018
Total posts 93
The whole situation avoided if the original poster was just treated respectfully. Points or Cash respect should be the same. Their is no incentive for staff to be an a-hole.
Member since 11 Oct 2014
Total posts 386
I guess you didn't read @fatty's reply on page 1 ??
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,118
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Member since 08 Feb 2018
Total posts 138
sorry to hear that you had to sit next to your own kid ;-) (jks)
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 768
Member since 24 Feb 2015
Total posts 60
To be fair it was a free upgrade. But I have found SQ hit and miss - all comes down to staff I guess.
Member since 16 May 2016
Total posts 18
Sorry, I just don't buy this line. The perceived victim always exaggerates the level of victimisation. I expect there was an operational requiring shuffling of seats. Two and two in business class is a hardly a major issue?
i gave up exaggerating long ago
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