• I'm only small fry with a Platinum Edge credit card but I have had it for 30 years. However, with these changes, I can't see the point in having/using the Amex card. I think I'll use the Virgin bonus transfer to use up most of my points. Thanks to johnnyw for the email address, which Amex would...

  • This does cater for us - a couple, one of whom is claustrophobic and needs a window seat. 1-2-1 layouts just don't work for us.

  • In it for the long haul...

    Jan 17, 2018, 03:23 PM

    My wife suffers from claustrophobia which gets worse the longer the flight. Our rules are thus: maximum 9½ hour flight (which gets us to Hawaii) then at least one night on the ground. Daytime flights much preferred. As we're retired, we're in no hurry but we can't really afford Business class....

  • I think Qantas (supposedly a full service airline) are really rude charging to choose an ordinary seat.

  • With regard to airlines claiming mechanical faults to blame instead of low passenger number, consumers may be better off with that as many travel insurances do cover extra costs for mechanical failures but don't cover cancellations due to low passenger numbers at all. In the latter case, you can...

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