• Correct: frequent flyer numbers can't be entered until after the airline joins the alliance, unless the airline makes separate arrangements. Best bet is to manage the booking after April 1 to add it in, or just provide the number at check-in.

  • The partnership begins on April 1 2020.

  • Time to get the discussion here back on-track, with a reminder to all readers that we don't use travel industry abbreviations and acronyms here - particularly obscure ones - and that readers should not have to Google parts of people's comments to decipher what is being said. This isn't an 'aviati...

  • Hi Auskiwiflyer, Tim and I discussed many things (some of which are still to be published), although as we already covered the launch of those virtual windows back in 2017 and Emirates has already commented on them widely since their launch, there was little Tim could add here, versus other topic...

  • 3.5/5 is equal to 7/10: a score that's more than fair for a product where clear improvements could be made, and fairly reflects the competition on the Hong Kong-Taipei route as reviewed, where competitors regularly fly their flagship aircraft with flatbed seating in business class (as does EVA Ai...

  • Last time I did a 'domestic to international' transit with Virgin in Sydney (July 2019), the bus ran airside: taking much the same route as the Qantas transfer bus, and arriving in the same place at the international terminal. On previous occasions, it was a longer drive out onto the public roads...

  • Moved to the Qantas section as this relates to Qantas Club.

  • Hi CB42, we've whittled your 508-word rant about Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce down to the 95 words of relevance to the topic you raised, being cancelled flights on Jetstar. Please take a moment to review the site's long-standing Comment Policy, which encourages readers to voice their objective opi...

  • Hi bbtlife, we've edited your post to replace the many acronyms used with real words. Acronyms may be popular on certain frequent flyer websites (and with travel agents), but as a mainstream premium travel publication, we don't use them here, and equally, don't expect readers to understand them. ...

  • Nope, no lounge access (same if you're flying business class). However, if you have a Priority Pass card (which you can either buy a membership for, or which comes included with a number of Australian credit and charge cards), you can use the nice Fiji Airways Premier Lounge in Nadi when travelli...