• How many Americans are killed by guns each year? Usually about 35,000, but some years recently close to 40,000. Actually, the police kill more Americans each year than terrorists do. To be honest, there would be a better safety outcome if car seat belts and motorcycle helmets were made compulsory.

  • Cabin baggage

    Feb 19, 2018, 10:43 PM

    My pet hate is paying excess baggage charges when I travel with scuba equipment then seeing other people carry much greater amounts of excess baggage on board for free while I keep my carry on bag to the required size.

  • Asia Miles rewards - not!

    Nov 24, 2017, 08:22 PM

    Originally Posted by Gazza129 Have to agree with mo88mo but you need to book at least 355 days ahead especially in Y. It's also an expensive loyalty program. Actually Asia Miles is a free program, so not expensive at all. Do you mean it requires lots of points? Well not expensive there either -...

  • Asia Miles rewards - not!

    Nov 24, 2017, 08:16 PM

    I make lots of Asia Miles redemptions using CX and other oneWorld partners. Possibly the best FF program from Australia, best seat availability, low fees and surcharges, seats in J regularly available, bookings open 360 days prior, plus they are the best at holding reservations until your other f...

  • check in at Helsinki

    Apr 13, 2017, 11:40 PM

    My wife and I checked in early (about 09:00) off an incoming flight from Iceland (with Icelandair) for the AY flight to HKG departing close to midnight.Took the Finnair coach into Helsinki (departs from right outside the rather compact terminal for the 45 min. trip to Central Station, buy a retur...

  • Your seat became a PE seat in reality (though with more space, better meals, larger luggage allowance which you may see as low importance). For a cash fare, you should expect a voucher for the difference between Business and PE, for a points redemption, a credit of the points difference.Qant...