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Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
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Jetstar Airways - Qantas Frequent Flyer
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And every once in a while a "Why doesn't VA join *A or ST" pops up with it... even though *A is no longer an option for VA (since the ex-turned enemy NZ and their BFFs at UA will block any VA application) since the NZ bust-up.
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Let's be honest, we've all had really crappy flights with a range of carriers from alleged poor service to engineering issues and really bad weather (storms etc), however, we all appear to arrive at our destination somewhere near the time we thought we would, even if we do have some additional nights near the airport. If this is as bad as it gets, 'How good is this....???'.
A little fatalistic, yes, but also a little precious, we are, me thinks.
Be happy that we live in Oz, that there are regulations to help us make it home and that J is not Y with a spare middle seat or that in translating 'Strine' into American F does not equal J …. :)
p.s. and that we have free press to vent our rants when needed...!!!
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Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
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I do find some of the anti Qantas rants, and rants about
other airlines rather amusing, especially when it comes to people complaining
about first or business. I don’t view it as a “first world problem” or think
that people cannot have a bad experience, but it seems when some people are behind
a keyboard they can just go nuts. For example I’ve read people say they wouldn’t
feed their first meal to their dog, or the wine is no better than a cleanskin
from Dan’s etc. Makes me wonder if they are trolling for a reaction, but I imagine
perhaps they have never flown in a premium cabin and built there expectations
up the same way I did for the final season of game of thrones.
I have sometimes (rarely with QF) had average experiences across
all classes but never bad enough to rant away the way some do. Any business
with humans involved will make mistakes as none of us are perfect. And not to
play the “first world problem” card, but less than 20% of the world’s population
have even been on an aircraft, gives me personally some perspective when I don’t get my second
scotch and coke till an hour in.
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