• So Qantas want to charge people $45 to sit towards the front of the economy cabin in a long haul international flight but they'll still be a few rows behind premium frequent flyers anyway? Who would pay for that?

  • It’s always good to have more options for rewards partners. Bangkok Airways is particularly unexpected and welcomed - a great airline and often quite high prices due to their private partnerships with some Thai airports creating a monopoly, such as Koh Samui.

  • The hyperbole in this thread is hilarious. There are certainly issues with the new Qantas Club in Melbourne but it's a darn sight better than the old one, and for a domestic lounge network the Qantas Club and Business Lounges are amongst the world's best. As for the comment about the food resembl...

  • A very poor value card in my opinion. No payWave or Apple Pay either, to add insult to injury.

  • AirAsia's business class is a bit of a joke and wouldn't hold a candle to even Jetstar's business class, despite the lack of a lie-flat bed on Jetstar. You get one economy class meal replete with foil tray and plastic cutlery, and a mini-sized bottle of water, and that is literally it. No soft dr...

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  • QF reward availability

    Aug 21, 2022, 06:43 AM

    I’m gold and I managed to snag two business class rewards flights to LHR with JAL for early august 2023, but I agree that awards availability is appalling at the moment. I checked first thing every day for a month and they were the first non-economy award I’d seen. Keep at it!

  • Exemptions to Mask Wearing on Flights

    Apr 28, 2021, 09:33 PM

    Originally Posted by GoRobin @s4172249.....Surgeons and theatre staff do not wear masks to protect themselves. It's to reduce the possibility that the patient gets an infection in the operating theatre. Thanks for that buddy, as a doctor I’m well aware why masks are worn in operating theatr...

  • Exemptions to Mask Wearing on Flights

    Apr 08, 2021, 12:24 PM

    Originally Posted by Jono777 Again, no comparison. Smoking a cigarette on an aircraft could be seen as actively harming others or has the potential to cause inconvenience. We were never required to wear masks in bad flu seasons but expected to for the Kung Flu. Personally, if I'm not feeling sick...

  • Exemptions to Mask Wearing on Flights

    Apr 08, 2021, 11:14 AM

    Originally Posted by Jono777 rckjiang - no need to shout. As I said, I'm happy for you to wear your mask, that's your prerogative if it makes you feel safe. Everyone is responsible for their own health. Those who want to smoke or eat bad, that's up to them. Same goes for those on the other end of...

  • Exemptions to Mask Wearing on Flights

    Apr 06, 2021, 10:44 PM

    One day back on this website and the whinging, self-entitlement and selfishness of its members has already annoyed me. I am a doctor (dual specialty in infectious diseases and acute care general medicine) and there is no way sleep apnoea or any respiratory condition should classify as a medical e...

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