• Why is there SO MUCH seafood?  It's ridiculous.  I flew Sydney to LAX last month in Business and I think 5 of the 8 main meals were seafood!!!!  I don't eat seafood and many other people don't either.  Sure lots of people do, but to make the majority of main meals seafood is o...

  • One word - "wages".  Let's just accept that everything in Australia is hideously expensive because our wages are at least double what our competitors are paying their staff.  The archaic requirement to pay penalty rates for weekend or public holiday work is utterly ridiculous.  Oh ...

  • OK I'm confused.  I'm flying with American Airlines for multiple flights in the USA later this month and in August.  Which status credit calculations do I use? This new one? https://www.qantas.com.au/fflyer/dyn/flying/partner-status-credits   Or the old one? https://ww...

  • Qantas frequent flyers & recognition

    Feb 20, 2014, 10:38 AM

    A rather quirky experience in Business Class (Sydney to LA) last year: was told by the female flight attendant that they weren't serving a Pinot Noir as they have found it "too watery".  Butter on all my business class flights (Sydney to LA, LA to JFK, JFK to LA and LA to Sydney) was rock ha...

  • Al, this is what I thought would be the case... and good to hear anecdotal support. I'm holding off a purchase of a new MBA until 30 days before my next USA trip :)

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