• Google unfortunately had similarly confusing indications as to who might be the lounge partner in Melbourne. You say it's EY - if so, it's not consistent across airports. At LAX it was EK, which is very good. But the check-in at LAX is a disaster, again.What I mean by "different segment of the po...

  • Well that was an interesting experience: The domestic side of VA appears to cater to a different segment of the population than QF - I know, I should have seen that coming after the checkin hall in Sydney looked like (what I imagine) a refugee camp looks like. And that's not even an exaggeration....

  • Thanks for your comments and recommendations. I'll be interested to see how well this is going. SQ to LAX would be nice - when is that starting?

  • I'm off on a long haul with Virgin tomorrow on an impossibly cheap deal in business. QF wanted to take me to the cleaners for the same itinerary (3 times the price), despite my Platinum One status. I have no special loyalty to the roo mob, their service is usually borderline, hardly ever do I get...

  • Someone wrote about having done 40 long haul flights with their 4 year old. They may want to consult a medical professional regarding possible health impacts caused by the radiation dose on such a young body. It’s a chest X-ray for every flight. On such a young cellular body I’d be co...