• If you have a usable amount of points with SQ, it would be crazy to lose them if they expire. So use SQ in your case. Or better yet, considering your trips to NYC, build your status with VA and transfer your SQ points to VA. Note that you do lose some points in the transfer exchange rate though. ...

  • Fantastic. Hoping for Tokyo as well if they get it.

  • VA23 - MEL to LAX cancellations

    Sep 13, 2019, 11:41 PM

    VH-VPF is on the way back from Singapore now. It's been there since 3rd September. Probably just some required heavy maintenance at VA's part owner SIA facilities. Good to get it done before peak season hits.

  • Flight socks in business class

    Aug 02, 2019, 10:43 PM

    Originally Posted by Ian_from_HKG It depends also on your risk profile and length of flight, and what you will be doing (eg being active or sedentary) before and after the flight. For example, the Memsahib is high-risk because she has had a previous DVT - I therefore won't let her fly lo...

  • Qantas A380 first class to Hong Kong

    Aug 02, 2019, 10:13 PM

    There's logically extra traffic to Tokyo with the Olympics looming next year so I would think the A380 would be used leading to that as a replacement for the 747 and afterwards at least. Although it's debateable how much extra capacity is needed for the Olympics from Australia anyway I don't reca...