• Qantas revamps priority boarding

    Nov 22, 2019, 04:25 PM

    Over 42,000 status credits. Reckon that's deserving of priority boarding!!

  • 75000 status credits for Lifetime Platinum status, what an absolute insult to those who showed loyalty to Qantas in the past, particularly when they had a choice of which airline they flew, some of which I know provided better service and overall experience.

  • Escaping those status handcuffs

    Dec 28, 2018, 08:44 PM

    Been Platinum, Platinum 1 for over 4 years and now LTG in retirement. Travelling now I'm compelled to use Qantas so I get the LTG benefits. My beef with QF is that after purchasing economy seats its difficult to get upgrades (using points) to Business on domestic flights and nigh on impossible on...

  • LTG for more than 6 years. Been waiting ever since for Qantas to introduce Lifetime Platinum.

  • How to get Qantas Lifetime Gold

    Dec 04, 2018, 05:44 PM

    41,157 Lifetime Status Credits, an additional 843 SC's and I'll have 3 x LTG's. Alas!!......still no sign of a Lifetime Platinum Status.

  • Whilst on an overseas work assignment in Kazakhstan, I flew Air Astana from Amsterdam to Atyrau every 4 weeks for over 12 years and was on the inaugural leased B757 flight from AMS to ATY in January 2004. I only flew the AMS-ATY-AMS sector however, over the 12 year period I experienced the airlin...

  • Hitting Lifetime Gold, what next?

    Apr 22, 2018, 01:54 PM

    Unfortunately Lifetime Gold is the end of the road with Qantas. I have over 40,000 status credits with Qantas but any amount above the qualifying amount of 14,000 counts for little, other than showing your loyalty to Qantas when you had options. Lifetime Platinum would have been nice (and approp...