• For my friend’s sake who is a FO on the 787 I hope this is the case. It has been a hard year for him and his colleagues. 

  • At a cost of a few hundred dollars a pop, The Club is not going to survive. Dubious practices from some travellers have meant that it doesn’t stack up. 

  • I think it is a perfectly reasonable idea. Pay for what you want instead of being offered things you don’t need. More sustainable as well. For me access to lounges is more about the ease of movement through the airport and then a quiet place to sit away from the uncomfortable seats in the t...

  • Virgin  are modelling all eventualities internally. It would make sense to land on a simpler Economy offering to offer cheaper fares and a more sustainable business. In surveys I’ve said that I’d prefer them to offer nothing and if they do and I’m hungry, offer good food pa...

  • There is a lot more to this than meets the eye. There is a well curated image of the previous CEO that doesn’t match what has actually been happening and one of the reasons he had to go. A s&$tshow is how It has been described to me.

  • Hey Xwu, thanks for your comments. One thing is that I have received Q points for one of my flights and I checked the Qatar site and it says again that I can earn them on certain fare classes. With that in mind and that I am happy to take which ever One World carrier, I'm happy, especially after...

  • Hi All, I took advantage of the QR status match with Virgin and have enjoyed the flights I have taken with Qantas over the past few weeks. If Virgin does indeed go down market, as it appears it will, I’ll most likely jump to Qantas. Given that I will do local flying in Qantas but internatio...

  • I don’t think we can fly to NZ anyway. This is a one way bubble.

  • Qatar Privilege membership card?

    Sep 15, 2020, 09:22 AM

    You don’t need it. it appears on your boarding pass, or if you want to have further support, you can download your card into your Apple Wallet. I don’t carry FF cards anymore due to this nowadays.

  • I found this article interesting to understand a bit more as to what is going on with the virus and why government is taking it so seriously:https://www.theguardian.com/world/commentisfree/2020/jul/13/as-covid-19-persists-around-the-world-death-is-not-the-only-outcome-to-fear?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other