• Experiencing the current Business Class champagne bar is definitely one of the benefits of doing DXB lounge due diligence - only in Concourse B, only in the Business Class lounge, have to work a bit to find it. The refreshing beverage selection is complemented by a range of interesting amuse bou...

  • This is a blow for those in the Sunshine State: transiting via AKL remains the fastest and most convenient route to South America for Queenslanders, whether onward through SCL (QF/LA) or EZE (NZ/AR). Having sucked up BNE-GRU via the back-to-back 15-hour EK missions on two occasions, it's well wo...

  • Having tried really hard to get award tickets to Chicago this year the Velocity callcentre confirmed that it is one destination not bookable either on Delta or VX. Ended up buying Air Canada instead. Maybe next year?

  • There is already great value to be had in above-800 SC activity in terms of gifting Gold or Platinum to a partner as well as pooling extra SCs to family members.  My wife scored an EY upgrade Business>First on an Award ticket based on her gifted Platinum status.  Wow!  There's a...