• I am not in a position to figure out if Qantas is doing "good" or "bad" things for the public - but I am certain they can no longer claim to have the Aussie spirit or they would go out of their way to help fellow Aussies.Especially since Joyce took over, they are nothing more than yet another mon...

  • I have been flying with Qantas for over 30 years and I don't think I have ever heard of anyone associated with flying attract so much criticism. I wondered if this was just our famous "tall poppy" syndrome, but if you consider almost all the statements raised so far - they are just very accurate....

  • I wish one of the airlines would fly Melbourne to Osaka. Two major cities and in 30 years of flying to Japan I have never seen this connection. If you fly with Qantas, unless you connect through Sydney you have the dreaded choice of using Jetstar in Japan from Osaka to Tokyo.

  • Qantas platinum will definitely get you in. Enjoy!

  • JAL is really fussy with their rules, so you might be unlucky - usually lounge access is based on your next flight, not the previous one.

  • I think the issue is within Qantas. I have had the same problem with getting credits for Finnair, Jetstar (?) and JAL flights. Each time the only answer was to lodge a complaint. The call center used by Qantas was very rude and always took a defensive stance instead of trying to fix the problem. ...