• Qantas launches Lifetime Platinum

    Jun 20, 2019, 01:33 PM

    Which then begs this question - if it is for such a small number of people (say 100), all of whom know who they are and are already known to almost everyone at QF, then why announce it as a thing? Why not just call those 100 and invited them into a secret club? Why announce a program that is on...

  • Qantas launches Lifetime Platinum

    Jun 20, 2019, 12:36 PM

    I have been platinum on Qantas for 16 of the last 19 years. I have 20k lifetime status credits. To get to lifetime platinum I would need to keep up my average Qantas travel for another 50 odd years. I look forward to getting a 100th birthday letter from the Queen and a life time Plat letter fr...

  • Never in the history of QFF has as change to the program meant good news for us. I mourn the loss of anytime lounge access, of equal status credit earning on partner airlines, of once a year guaranteed upgrade credits, etc etc etc. Remember when they "streamline" it means things they used to d...

  • why not? If it is a busy time of year, it means they are carrying lots of passengers (making lots of money). You judge a company on how they perform at their busiest, not when they are quiet.

  • Was at the QF Sydney business lounge Saturday. It can only be described as lounge pandemonium. Getting a seat requires walking up a down the lounge and then engaging in a Le Mans start dash to any seat that is abandoned. Then sitting in and around the muck (plates, cups, etc) of the last user....