• Branson serves a broadside at Qantas

    Jul 07, 2017, 09:59 PM

    hey 'blingwad'. well, I guess you're entitled to your opinion. try the experience. you may change your mind. I've been flying regularly since 1972. I used to work for QF, back in the day. boom

  • Branson serves a broadside at Qantas

    Jul 07, 2017, 07:30 PM

    golden rule for me, for many years - when flying o/s, fly with the national airline of that country. examples: Taiwan = EVA Air. Indo/Bali = Garuda. Thailand - Thai Airways. UK = BA (partners with SQ) USA = hmm unsure there these days. perhaps JAL or Hawaiian. I avoid QF and VA wherever p...

  • Lufthansa and KLM love the B747, which is why they've ordered the latest iteration.I flew Lufthansa recently - long haul from Europe to USA - and was upgraded to 1st due to my points.bestest and quietest plane ever (even over the A380) and the service and seats were to die for.love the queen of t...

  • umm nope, 'hardytraveller'I'm with Amex - points galore :)

  • I love Thai Air.I've never had any issues with them.Royal Silk is smooth as.B747 is still the queen of the skies, imho.just saying …

  • SQ - hands down.treat him/her to Biz class - SQ are the bestCathay suck these days - imho

  • First Time First Class Flyer

    Jun 08, 2017, 06:47 PM

    QF1st Class lounge at SYD is actually outsourced and operated by a hotel chain. and not very well, I might add. my daughter was hired by them recently as the 'Qantas 1st class Lounge Concierge' yet ended up being a plate runner in F+B again. which was the very thing she was trying to ge...

  • Originally Posted by obanpointer : With so many excellent products out there how poorly competitive is Qantas'? Their a330 product is now as good as the rest of the pack but the a380? What are your thoughts? for all the complainers out there, either fly the quality SIA or take a slow ...

  • the above comments in this thread illustrate the reason why I switched from QF to SQ a long time ago, even though i worked for QF back in the day. SQ are superior in every aspect of lounges, guests' well-being and in-flight service. so glad I took the step â€Â&...