• It will be interesting to see if the non-stop tax actually becomes as punitive as forecast.As only a casual observer, the PER-LHR flights appear on average to be no-where near that much dearer than the one stops.Despite many nay-sayers about ULH flights, allegedly the PER-LHR flights are averagin...

  • Interesting that you would make an assumption that is not contained within the post. Interesting that it seems that you feel posts containing opinion, conjecture and assumptions about the content of the article have more relevance than an actual factual posting. We all come from different backg...

  • I don't recall stating it was my biggest concern, please show me where?We all have our different views and in my eyes, in journalism, accuracy in all respects enhances credibility.

  • I don't fly as often as many on here YMMV, but I find the terminals less crowded, the lounges less crowded, more modern and cleaner and a less intense vibe.

  • Ah yes, but a true Sydney response.For others not living in Sydney, a BNE transfer, while not ideal, is far more palatable to many than a SYD one.

  • Airline Status vs Hotel Status

    Mar 30, 2019, 01:27 PM

    Originally Posted by Ozmichel Originally Posted by ChrisCh One tip I have is that if you need to book hotels via third-parties (in ways that cause some chains to avoid giving points), Hyatt normally awards points and status on those third-party bookings, whereas programs like Hilton and Accor d...

  • Australian culture is generally egalitarian in nature and understand some of the responses here.However, QF could quickly resolve the discontent and grumbling by either delivering on the implied promise or not making the promise at all."Rules" are rules and if the crew are ignoring them, that's n...

  • Originally Posted by Andrew Barkery And for a country that does not stamp its own citizen's passports, and yet charge so much, it a money grab for either side of the political spectrum, either Coalition or Labor.Exit Au, use exit Smartgate... no passport stamping, and yet still pay the Aust pax ...

  • Best Lie Flat Business Class seat

    Nov 16, 2018, 04:25 PM

    Recently completed a 13 sector RTW in J on 5 Airlines. All window seats.My list of preference:1. QF62 A330 NRT-BNE Comfy, storage, privacy, service, food (Couldn't fault)2. AA81 B777 LHR-DFW Comfy, storage, privacy, food, service (Absolutely shocked given is a US Airline)3. JL61 B777 LAX-NRT Priv...

  • BTY: By comparison VA's limit is 7kg total across all carryon items (1/2 that of QF).