Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
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Why not FCO-DOH-SYD (Rome, Doha, Singapore) on Qatar? Would avoid backtracking to London, but would give you an overnight in DOH for a morning flight to SIN.
Also, if not time OR fare-constrained, the FCO-LHR-HKG-SIN option might provide more miles / status credits - if that's a factor for your consideration .. especially with the backtrack to LHR?
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The Cathay First Lounge is the best in Terminal 3, and beats the Qantas lounge hands down. One of the main differences is that Cathay First Lounge has an a la carte menu - and the food is really good. I've eaten there twice in the last couple of months.
I've flown both Qantas and Cathay in Business Class from London to Singapore. Cathay has the better seat (by far) as it is in a 1-2-1 configuration. Whereas Qantas is 2-3-2 and the extremely outdated Skybed.
I was unimpressed by Cathay's business class food - but then I've been unimpressed with most airline's business class food - realistically it's re-heated food and at best reaches the standard of an average cafe. The worst business class food has to be on British Airways and American Airlines. Slop/swill - literally looks like a microwave meal. So much so that on UK to USA flights I now just buy something fresh from inside the terminal (sandwich, fruit salad, yoghurt etc) and just avoid eating on the flight.
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Originally Posted by TJS
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London to Singapore, in business class: Qantas or Cathay Pacific?
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