• Probably wouldn't go so far as VA covering Asia Pacific

  • Slightly off the topic of the article itself but AA & UA fly AKL to LAX & SFO respectively - so not a total monopoly, but certainly nothing like the options available ex-SYD

  • No Qantas Club passes for Singapore

    Jan 24, 2019, 08:48 AM

    I think you'll find Qantas knew well in advance that they would be dropping the DXB arrangement and routing through SIN - and one would hope they would have relevant analysts involved at some point in the process regarding ground arrangements in SIN to handle the increased passenger load. A 1-2 y...

  • I give it 3 months before they realise they're doing something better than someone else and pull the pin

  • With a couple of CX flights to London coming up over the next two months you got me a bit excited there David. Having flown their A350 from AKL I must say their J seats are a step above the 777/330 offering, which were already a step above most other offerings bar QR

  • Unable to choose/ change seats

    Nov 18, 2019, 10:46 PM

    I've had that message a couple of times when booked on the A330 SYD-PER having previously selected seats (which were still stated in my booking) but when displaying seat map both times was down to the flight changing to a 737. Hopefully that's not the case for you!

  • Worldwide airport transfers

    Jul 07, 2019, 12:13 PM

    I find getting a local taxi or uber if available is always cheaper than arranging a transfer - I do however generally always have local currency from previous trips or try to get some in the terminal before taking a cab, as I try never to rely on having the ability to use a card for payment. Also...

  • Economy aisle over Economy window or PE middle (esp QF787) anyday. If PE middle and economy window were the only options then PE middle every time

  • If you happen upon the South Korean craft beer keg cart then pour yourself a pint and enjoy the slight step up from the temp lounge!

  • Also having done similar timings a number of times, if opting for the transit hotel make sure you're either a very heavy sleeper or be prepared to sleep with headphones on - I tried it twice and was kept awake both times by constant opening closing of room & bathroom doors. Now I splash the e...