• I'm not 100% sure, but my understanding is that the USA does not have the same concept of 'transits' that the rest of the world does. All arriving international passengers have to clear customs and immigration before going onto another flight. Therefore, you may have issues with this arrangement.

  • A common misconception. They're not 'folding' or 'collapsed'. They are under the control of administrators who will try get the business back on track. There are more than 10 interested buyers.

  • To be fair, Qantas have been upfront in saying these extensions only apply to people who haven't retained their status yet. "Who is eligible for a complimentary 12-month status extension? All Platinum One, Platinum, Gold and Silver Qantas Frequent Flyer members who have not earned the required St...

  • Keep in mind that the more everyone cashes out their Velocity Points to non-VA redemptions (such as to SQ miles or even to toasters/gift cards), the less cash Virgin is left with as they have to pay for those redemptions... could be a vicious cycle here.

  • Phew! Good to know what the issue was. With 1330 SC, you just need 70 SC and two more QF sectors to reach Platinum :)

  • Lucas, you asked this question before on FlyerTalk too and led everyone around on a goose chase...

  • What class are you traveling?In economy, I'd say Singapore Airlines is better overall.In business class, I feel Virgin Australia is more 'special' with nice menus and things like PJs even on day flights.Other things to consider:Flying VA through Melbourne is significant backtrackingThe lounge exp...

  • I can see on Qantas' website that digital complimentary passes are unable to be linked to the Qantas Singapore Lounge.Does anyone know if you can still get entry with a physical pass, especially at around 3pm before the peak period?

  • I've got a JQ domestic morning flight to Melbourne, connecting for about 10 hours before a late QF business class evening flight to Perth, with a checked bag.The reason for this is that I need to spend all day working first, so might as well use the lounge.It's all booked on the one ticket. Howev...