• What was your best upgrade?

    Jan 06, 2022, 04:30 PM

    Booked in economy with Etihad. Was given an upgrade in AUH to Business because the cabin on my connection was oversold. This was about 3 hrs before departure. I was a Gold status at the time. 1hr before departure business class oversold and because of my status I was double upgraded into fir...

  • @Reckless  - it has certainly been quiet on the Etihad front this year for now at least, the monthly tier miles continue to post. One saving grace from last year was the tier qualifications amount was reduced by 20% across the board  (so maintaining platinum for instance went from 100k ...

  • Double miles posting within 10 days of travel automatically - pretty happy with the deal. Really hoping Etihad can come back from this with same success they have been experiencing up until the end of January 2020 - loads have been very high, menus vastly improved in lounge and inflight. Will be ...

  • As an Etihad Platinum, I am really happy with these enhancements. The seat selection (which includes complimentary economy space) for Platinums as well as the wifi is going to make a big difference to the travel experience. Although these changes only bring Etihad into line with other programmes,...

  • Unfortunately, I have not see al a carte dining in the Etihad lounge for about 1 year. I fly out with Etihad monthly - the service has been consistently buffet only. Staff levels have been reduced as well.

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  • Anyone flown Air India in J recently?

    Oct 25, 2022, 08:43 PM

    Same seats. Comfortable enough for the 12 hours. Good food. Good bedding. Byo IFE. Soft product changes... hard product to still be updated.

  • mySQupgrade Post Covid

    Mar 01, 2022, 10:18 PM

    HiI was wondering if anyone has utilized the SQ upgrade system recently?Interested to know about prices from MEL /SYD / BNE - SIN and also SIN intra Asia. Is there much difference between full ticket outright cost or waiting for the upgrade option to become available 72hrs pre departure?

  • Qantas phone and IT now appalling

    May 10, 2021, 04:13 PM

    3hrs 40mins to get connected to an agent this week. Also... the only way to get a refund rather than credit is to endure the wait. At least the music isnt awful

  • VA + ANZ points transfer

    Nov 24, 2020, 04:04 PM

    Hi - just wondering if there are any whispers on when / if ANZ Bank will allow transfers of credit card points to VA?

  • New Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal

    Jul 19, 2019, 11:17 PM

    Etihad has been sending out several surveys lately regarding lounge / first class lounge experience. I think they are turning their minds to what the design and features will be. Fingers crossed for something better than decent.

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