• FYI I found the Etihad Apartment bed far too hard to sleep comfortably but the pace is nice, the old SQ suites bed is much better IMHO, managed to miss new SQ on recent trips )-: SQ serve better drinks too. The SQ Private room though is terminally boring! I go to Be Relax for an hours massage and...

  • Here's a few notes I made on my recent flights MEL-DOHA. Conclusion is that Qatar is a world-class airline.Airport: A380Qantas 1st Lounge, good as usual but rather impersonal. 'Rockpool' staff always look boredSmooth boarding. Charming reception from hostess. Krug Grand Cuvee poured (-:Seat: Full...

  • That would be pretty dumb. The lounge adds a positive to the Q equation. They need as much positive as they can get! The restaurant waiters could do with better attitude though, a bit brusque.

  • I had to argue at LHR to get my full luggage allowance. After a bit they agreed that Platinum was equivalent to PPS and did not charge me. Was rather worried as excess would have been a huge bill )-: