Nov 03, 2023, 03:35 PM
I flew this Finnair business class Tokyo-Helsinki in August and quite enjoyed it. Once you get your head around how it works, it's really spacious around your head and shoulders and I didn't have any trouble getting comfortable. Will happily fly it with QF in the new year.
Dec 14, 2022, 02:43 PM
Great news! I'm taking my elderly Mother to Europe, with Singapore stopovers, in May. Phew...
Aug 13, 2021, 03:45 PM
I think it’s an apples-and-oranges comparison really because of the greater real-world status benefits, network and affiliations QF/One World offers.
Sep 21, 2020, 06:10 PM
No, they're absolutely solid and hugely over-engineered (beautiful old-school Boeing!). We have two as tool boxes in the garage and they will outlast us!
Aug 30, 2020, 02:33 PM
This (https://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/Parliamentary_Departments/Parliamentary_Library/pubs/BN/2011-2012/ChronQantas) makes interesting reading. As in life there are always two sides (at least) to every situation. Given Qantas has always employed many more people than Virgin due to its siz...
Jun 09, 2021, 04:02 PM
You need to fill-in a visa waiver form on arrival, once you have your luggage, but before you get to immigration.Also, a great airport transit hotel is the Bandara International Hotel by Accor. It's a slightly shabby old Sheraton that's right beside the airport that has a wonderful atmosphere and...
Mar 21, 2019, 11:58 AM
We're transiting Jakarta for 24 hours in August and September on the way to/from Europe and staying at a near-airport hotel. I see from the Indonesian Embassy website we don't need a visa; does that just mean we go straight to immigration and get a Visa Exemption Stamp in our passports on arrival?
Mar 09, 2019, 01:01 PM
Originally Posted by aeries I'm doing something very similar to you in April: Sydney to Jakarta in Qantas (Business), then Jakarta to London Heathrow via Doha in Qatar Business. I'm also a QFF Platinum.1. From what the oneworld website and Qatar website says, the JAS Premier Lounge is the lounge...
Mar 09, 2019, 12:52 PM
Originally Posted by ChrisCh Acronyms in the question replaced with 'real words': this helps all readers understand what's being asked and provides the best chance at getting useful feedback when asking questions. We ask users to avoid abbreviations like 'J', 'Y' and so on, because your average ...
Mar 09, 2019, 12:48 PM
Originally Posted by Brandon Loo Have you checked if you're eligible for Qatar Airway's complimentary transit accommodation?Main criteria you'll need to fulfil is "No connection less than 8 hours possible"If eligible, they can arrange accommodation, entry visas, airport transfers and meals. You'...