• Never met anyone that's succeeded in a star alliance upgrade on another carrier... there are too many restrictions to protect Lufthansa and Singapore premium seats from UA credit card mileage millionaires. Some success on ANA I've heard. CX go as far as blocking the most typical premium economy f...

  • Might as well make the whole terminal a lounge if BA card holders are let in, at any given time they outnumber regular passengers. I would also assume the ticket prices, especially for business class will need to rise to cover the cost of running lounges. I would love to see some kind of business...

  • Why is it I always find the tax returns of people who get hit with these bills are usually in the 10's of thousands of dollars and the ‘why should I have to pay for X to do Y' people pay nothing or nominal tax and avail of generous welfare and heath benefits? Case in point, American expats pay gl...

  • Looks great... Pity they didn't build a single aisle long range plane that actually flies to put it on. Will they fit on an A321LR?

  • Riddle me this Mr NYC, am I still expected to tip your bartenders that pour a drink from a bottle or sachet?And when I do who gets it, the person who mixed it or who poured it, will the bartender get double the tips for being able to get drinks out twice as fast, can I be sure you didn’t b...

  • How is a company that has existed in a very comfortable duopoly for so many decades struggling financially? Has Sixt, Europe car pinched that much of the market?Personally I think the rental car pricing strategy of gouging anyone who wants a decent car at a peak time for 100's of dollars a day an...

  • Qantas cuts Beijing, where to next

    Nov 16, 2019, 04:34 AM

    Originally Posted by markpk Originally Posted by djtech IASC approved one Haneda slot to Qantas. They said they would likely add another frequency to Sydney to Haneda. Overall, the cancellation was because the route was not making any money and the aircraft could be used elsewhere...

  • 5-10mg of anything from the diazepam family, mixes nicely with the cheese plate and a glass of red... Valium, Tamazepam, Xanax. Took a Kolonopin once on a EWR-DUB and remember being shaken awake by the crew after the flight had landed and everyone had disembarked. They make melatonin in gummy for...

  • There’s a special circle of hell for those ‘rules are rules’ sorts. I thought that QF and Aussies were more lax and above that kind of pedantry. God forbid someone has a need to travel with something heavy or fragile, a rolled piece of art, a motorcycle helmet, photo lenses, a C...