• “ensures our international visitors contribute to the infrastructure they use and help protect the natural environment they enjoy.” This is absolute BS.. Visitors already pay GST on ALL their local costs. A two week visit that costs say NZ$ 300 per day, the visitor will have paid NZ$...

  • Nine hour layover SYD>>HKG>>LHR Could scarcely be worse that it is right now

  • I laughed when QF last week said "it was a long time since the cost (in points) increased for redemption. They seem to forget that the points are only earned by paying increasing cost for the paid seats. Remember when it was 36,000 RETURN Trans Tasman with QF??? That's what they get for econom...

  • Qantas launches Lifetime Platinum

    Jun 21, 2019, 09:34 AM

    SC's and Chairmans Lounge are completely unrelated and no comparison is possible.

  • Qantas launches Lifetime Platinum

    Jun 21, 2019, 09:32 AM

    Takes 23 years of Gold to get to Lifetime Gold. 63 years of Platinum to get Lifetime Platinum. As they said in The Castle, "tell 'em they're dreamin". Surely this has to be a mistaken calculation. I'm on about 20,000 SC's and recently started using QF/Oneworld again. When all this spin started...

  • Originally Posted by Shawn Seems an awful lot of whinging over the decidedly first world problem of possibly having to wait a couple minutes for a toilet. As pointed out above thank God youre not in economy like most people. COUPLE OF MINUTES. it must be a very long time since you have tried t...

  • Continental USA gets its inflight internet from ground based cell towers. Oceans require satellite coverage, The cost and logistics are entirely different.

  • VA status for AirNZ Elite?

    Aug 21, 2018, 03:41 PM

    FYI I checked with VA about lounge access in WLG or AKL for international flights in December and there was no answer available. Perhaps they will resort to a $20 voucher LOL.

  • I am not sure why the (airline) focus on time of leaving. Lots of people are connecting from "elsewhere" so the local time in SIN of HKG is irrelevant. Perhaps the best way forward is to extend Online preordering to allow people to "opt out" and get some sleep whilst others can be in whatever ...

  • I tried finding a Business Class seat to LAX from BNE for the middle of next year. I searched EVERY SINGKE day from 1 February until 11 July (2019) the last day they have on sale. Not one seat was showing available. the only way I could see to LAX was on 12 June via MEL , naturally for a hight c...