• Why wouldn't they? Then float it off in 3-5 years and use the stag to repay the tax coffers

  • Yes ... but ... practically, it can be really hard to find seats to do that as a PPS Krisflyer member, let alone over the phone with the reduced allocation to velocity

  • We switched to EK, primarily because they pretty much had first class everywhere. We used to be SQ ‘groupies' but more and more of their flights topped out at biz, so we gave up.This is sad news.

  • Test drive: Porsche 992

    Mar 28, 2019, 07:48 PM

    Ummm ... I don't like to quibble in an otherwise excellent report on an excellent car but your comments "and the first to swap the 911 badge for a strange new set of numbers." and "so don't let those the new numbers throw you" are simply not right.All Porsche 911's have a model designation number...

  • I like everything else about Air New Zealand, food, drinks, staff - but until they get rid of the cattle stalls in business I only ever fly them when there is no choice.In row 1 or 2 it’s sorta OK, but if you’re at the back of business, on take off and landing I feel like a cow in a...

  • Not just the actual reward availability but also the seats that can be pre-selected get better the further up the tree you go.

  • Accessing The Private Room Singapore

    Nov 20, 2019, 10:43 PM

    Travelling in suites you will get an invite to the private room, which is a seperate part of the First class lounge.Don't forget if you are arriving at Changi by car (assuming you're not transiting) to get dropped off at the special first class terminal entry at T3

  • “Given how much effort Qantas has made to increase the utility value of the card I'm not sure why you wouldn't carry it.”Because I fly many airlines, not just Qantas. I fly them enough to retain Platinum each year. Which means I use them a bit but if I carried the bits of plastic fr...

  • Originally Posted by markpk Originally Posted by Ricardo Funnily enough, I was just going through the same thing about 3 minutes ago. I switched between my wife’s and my account and when I came back to mine it wanted a SMS confirmation. With my phone elsewhere, I selected the ‘verif...

  • Funnily enough, I was just going through the same thing about 3 minutes ago. I switched between my wife’s and my account and when I came back to mine it wanted a SMS confirmation. With my phone elsewhere, I selected the ‘verify another way’ option.Mother’s maiden name? No ...