• Qatar lounges open to Oneworld chums

    Nov 06, 2013, 10:47 AM

    I hope Oneworld tells QR to lift their game as this sets a precedent that I expect many airlines will follow!

  • The details of the design and the materials look actually quite beautiful in the high-res renderings. My hat is well and truly tipped to Mr Newson. 

  • Qantas opens new Singapore lounge

    Apr 11, 2013, 11:29 PM

    Did I read somewhere (perhaps not here) that there was going to be a seperate area for Platinum and above or did I dream that?

  • Why wouldn't they have been reading AFF? I personally would classify AusBT as a trade publication of sorts; not paying attention to forums like AFF when you operate a trade publication is silly. Personally I think comments like these drag sites like this down into farce. 

  • I couldn't deal with this product. It looks very much like it would make a claustrophobic of me and frankly, I don't like the mesh on the seats. Like, at all. 

  • Yes, you will be eligible to use the Business lounge before departure. 

  • It's not horrendously bad -- only a small increase (2000 extra points on SYD-MEL for example). Flex ticket upgrade costs remain the same though so it's pretty clear where their loyalties lie!  http://www.qantas.com.au/fflyer/dyn/program/usingPoints/upgrades-domestic

  • Hi Benjo - I would probably just call up each airline and ask what the requirements would be. I think you'll probably find that a copy of the confirmation of name change (re-issued birth certificate, or other document that they use in Aus.) would suffice as proof. I know for change of surname wit...

  • On the one hand, yes, it may seem a little self-interested to recline your seat back during meals and during short flights. On the other hand, some airlines may advertise this as a core characterstic of their product. As an example, Qantas describe their economy class seat as having "adjustable h...

  • Best lounge you've experienced?

    Jun 09, 2013, 08:37 AM

    Or Porsche Panamera or Cayenne... Though if you're super unlucky, you'll be driven out by a Mercedes van. Or if you're unluckier, LH will forget to collect you from your flight to take you to the FCT to wait for your connecting flight.