• If I was travelling with a few colleagues but I was the only Platinum One and couldn't guest them all into the First Lounge, I would be with them in the Business Lounge. But I think the point Chris is making is also that there's no real Champagne unless you happen to be P1, compared to say the EK...

  • Isn't the Qatar lounge great! As you say, only if you are in QF business of course. Buit it's great that QF passengers have the EK and QR lounges to choose from, in addition to QF's own lounges, and even the BA lounge if you want to be generous LOL

  • I've always enjoyed the meals and drinks at the lounge but the design, with the hard floor and walls and exposed ceiling and large spaces does make this a bit noisy during peak times. HKG is quieter but as you say, doesn't have nearly as many passengers and also doesn't have that 'rush hour' of t...

  • If the Toronto Signature lounge is anything to go by, the Vancouver Signature lounge will be up there with the best 'business class' lounges of the world. I've visited the Toronto lounge before flying to Hong Kong with Air Canada, and the quality and presentation of food at the restaurant was exc...

  • I've got a classic TAG Carrera dual-time which I bought long before smartphones and I still bring it on my overseas trips, it looks sharp and helps me know at a glance the time back home, which I find comforting on a very casual basis, I can just look at my watch and know the time and think of wh...

  • If there is a big media opening event which I'm sure there will be then maybe the winners will attend this, and this event will see a lot of locally-based people enter the airport with security passes because they are not flying out and be escorted to the lounge and back out again. Maybe this is ...

  • QF SYD First Lounge day spa hours?

    Aug 21, 2019, 11:50 AM

    I was in there last week, I think it currently closes at 4pm with last appointment at 3.30pm.

  • Cathay's premium economy seats on the Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 are quite decent, the biggest drawback was that when they launched only the seats in the front of the cabin had a proper padded calf-rest and leg-rest which swung up from beneath the front of your seat, all other rows had to make do...

  • Qantas A380 refurb schedule

    Jun 26, 2019, 04:35 PM

    Originally Posted by johninoz Am flying PE MEL-SIN mid October this year. Just keeping my fingers crossed that I don't get the refurbed plane with the new awful PE seats. Thankfully the remainder of my journey to Europe is on Singapore in PE and home on Qatar in Business. Haven't flown on Qantas...

  • Qantas A380 refurb schedule

    Jun 26, 2019, 04:31 PM

    Originally Posted by OttoV If anyone knows, please let me know when VH-OQK is ready to do the Melb to Dallas run. Qantas doesn't fly at all between Melbourne and Dallas.