• At LHR the BA lounge isn't too bad, but irrelevant. QF have their own lounge now, which is better.The BA lounges I am referring to are the ones I have to use such as at Schiphol, Malpensa(Milan), Linate (Milan), Marco Polo (Venice), Vienna, CdeGaul etc. I mainly use them as a place where I can ...

  • The problem with Project Sunrise is the same problem with the change to using Singapore as a hub.Both force you to hub through Heathrow.This has several problems.The biggest problem is the journey times become significantly greater because you have to catch another leg to get to your actual desti...

  • Qantas business class upgrade guide

    Jun 14, 2019, 08:56 AM

    I had a business partnership that collapsed. Before the collapse, I was doing around 13 international long-hauls a year, averaging around 7 legs each. Economy only, yet made Platinum in record time. I was away from Australia, more days than home.Platinum is SOO GOOOD! Particularly at Kingsfo...

  • The American Airlines system is so sensible - they have 9 groups, Group numbers are printed on the boarding pass.They call by Group number 1 -> 9. As a Gold FF (Qantas) I am now in Group 3 - I was Group 2, when Platinum.Saves all that reading to decide what queue to join by effectively creat...

  • Qantas A380 refurb schedule

    Jun 26, 2019, 09:53 PM

    Originally Posted by dlovely If the seats are too close together in PE then how does the window seat person get out? Sounds like a real issue to me. From personal experience, they don't. Got a points upgrade from Economy aisle to premium economy window. On a long red-eye flight, I had to wake ...