• A direct flight to Manila and a decent J seat now makes PAL an option ex Brisbane. If the prices are competitive with the other airlines "one stop" offerings then this will be my first choice.

  • The new Cathay lounge in Manila is excellent.  This and being in the newish T3 make Cathay my favourite way of returning home to Brisbane.  At least until someone restarts direct Brisbane - Manila services.

  • Qatar have a dedicated Business Class bus that departs a soon as all Business Class passsengers have disembarked and then heads to the wonderful "Premium Terminal" at Doha airport.  All in all it makes an unpleasant experience (no airbridge) into a pleasant few minutes sitting in aircon...

  • I look forward to seeing an ABT review of the newly maintained lounges - they would want to look mighty well maintained to justify the long closure......

  • The increased flights to Brisbane would explain the new saturation radio advertising promoting Korean Air as the best way to travel to Europe with kids.  (It promotes the benfits of the included hotel stay in Seoul on the way over.)

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  • Doha Lounge Access

    Nov 20, 2017, 02:14 PM

    Thanks Damien, yes I am really looking forward to my first time on an A350 - by all accounts both the hard and soft products are excellent!

  • Doha Lounge Access

    Nov 20, 2017, 10:02 AM

    Thanks Dimi, much appreciated!

  • Doha Lounge Access

    Nov 19, 2017, 08:54 PM

    Hi All,I am flying Brisbane to Miami via Adelaide and Doha in business class. Brisbane to Adelaide is on Qantas, the following flights are on Qatar. All flights are on the one ticket so I will check in at the Brisbane domestic terminal for all three flights.Do I need a lounge invitation to get ...

  • Thanks Chris, much appreciated.  

  • I am looking forward to flying from Perth to Dubai in Emirates A380 business class (thanks to a long time accumulation of points!). The flight departs at 10:10PM. Does anyone know what time the recently refurbished Perth Emirates lounge will open?

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