• I agree wholeheartedly with earlier comments regarding separate boarding lines for economy and Gold, Plat etc. I have never seen anyone sent to other line regardless of status. They then often place their carry on luggage in front rows as they pass through to the rear of plane. Very annoying.

  • Slightly off topic but worthy of note. I just flew SYD/SFO and after checking into Hotel and opening suitcase, saw a note inside from TSA saying they had opened my bag for checking. No problem with that however on further unpacking noticed they had removed two sealed Panadol Osteo 96 tabs boxes....

  • Interesting to read all these comments. I have just returned from UK/ Europe and was absolutely amazed to be requested by BA to pay for a cup of tea on the London/ Reykjavik sector. No food whatsoever on a so called full service airline. On commenting to the chief trolley pusher, I was told that ...

  • It has to be said that the much talked about DXB EK Lounge is an absolute bunfight. Every time I've used it, latest time 2 weeks ago, my wife and I struggled to get a seat and usually it's a fair way from food etc. I would gladly miss it and the overall madness at DXB. Bring on the direct LHR ser...

  • I reckon it will be well worthwhile, except maybe if ultimate destination is Southern Europe.  Anything to avoid that horrible DXB stopover, what a shocker it is.Also mooted arrival and departure times into and out of LHR are more civilised than currently.

  • I am a Hilton Diamond Member and a IHC Spire Elite,The Hilton Membership includes a full breakfast in most locations as well as usually a Club room upgrade with Club access. IHC doesn't do this and thus the Hilton scheme offers tangible benefits. Both give a room upgrade. IHC probably has a bette...