• Simple answer: no, nein, and nay. But I have to admire the super slick corporate marketing which convinces many...

  • Hi @GregXLI too would often ply the AKL - HNL route (pre-COVID). I must say, I was always left very impressed with the product. Every flight, that 9 hours 45 minutes seemed to go by very quickly and enjoyably. So much so, that after the first reluctant time, I broke my personal world-wide 'rule' ...

  • It's such a strange thing to get excited about. But I really am genuinely exited about this sensible measure. I suppose two decades of enhanced security theatre..........oops sorry! I meant to say enhanced security 'screening', will do that to you ;)

  • I don't know who made this 'out-of-the-box' move: al Baker or Hrdlicka. But I know I'm loving it, and my commitment to VA is assured for the next decade. Between the quality product and worldwide networks of Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways (incidentally my two favourite airlines), and a reli...

  • @JRyanI'm very surprised (shocked, actually) to hear that. I've see-sawed between IHG Gold and Platinum for years and I've always gotten early check-in at every Holiday Inn and InterContinental whenever I've asked; and sometimes even when I don't ask for it. So I'm at a loss about what's happened...

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  • Bail via Darwin

    Jun 28, 2022, 12:30 PM

    Originally Posted by jaseeee Think it was answered somewhere that it's due to the diversion airports between Darwin and Bali mostly being unavailable and the Virgin flight wouldn't have enough fuel to make it back to Darwin if it had to divert (and the Virgin flights are going out mostly full - a...

  • If that's true about a drastic 30% cut, then it's disappointing. One explanation I can think of: QF thinks that since travel is now really picking up in leaps and bounds, with plenty of travel-starved pax willing to pay $$$$, there is less of a 'need' to reward pax with the normal amount of statu...

  • Qantas Phantom rewards seats

    May 17, 2022, 07:00 AM

    Catch-22 situation: you see availability and want to book, but the IT system is a hot mess. So you pick up the phone......and manage to grow a Rip van Winkle beard waiting to get through.

  • DPD is a $75million disaster

    May 13, 2022, 07:36 AM

    Yes, Google is wonderful. But a little more clarity instead of an acronym would have been nice and time-saving........

  • Qantas baggage fails

    May 03, 2022, 09:30 PM

    Originally Posted by Wall Just another reason why we're flying to London/Paris on Singapore Airlines in December........1st time in 40 years of flying that we're not using QF as our main Airline Good choice. If more pax like you stopped rewarding mediocrity then maybe, just maybe, QF will do a U-...

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