• SQ A350 for Melbourne in May, June

    Feb 23, 2017, 02:18 PM

    Update - I have been re-booked by SQ on alternative flights and which had to be referred up within the SQ hierarchy for approval, but still in First. I  had to be flexible and now leave a day earlier and return a day later. But a good result - thanks SQ.

  • SQ A350 for Melbourne in May, June

    Feb 21, 2017, 12:19 PM

    Does anyone have any experience with SQ re-booking when they make aircraft changes. I was booked in First on award tickets on the 217/218 during the now A350 period (through to LHR). My booking now shows 'reserved' on the A350 operated 217/218 but in Business. When I called SQ I was told I had be...

  • I am confused. All the images of the new concept show the seats in line window to window but there is a comment they would be staggered a la Korean Air. If staggered it all makes sense except how the middle (or window) seats would gain any more space for toes to hang over into the access path - ...

  • Thanks Chris The dedication you guys put in to get us the best shots - 15 takes whilst abstaining from the lobster. More will power than me. A great shot by regular standards - so quite an achievement with turbulence.

  • Chris - an odd observation I admit, but: In the photo of the lobster main course the surface of the wine is at a steep angle - akin to turbulence - but the surface of the water appears flat. Is it: a) an optical illusion b) the result of turbulence (but the two liquids not moving in unison) ...

  • As has been said try calling VA.As a VA Plat I have had only good experience with international rewards in business 1 x 1 pax to Uk with Etihad (although had a 6 hour connection in AUH as direct connection had no reward availability - awful time spent in EY first lounge ;) - over Christmas and Ne...

  • QF F Lounge access in MEL when travelling EK First.Can anyone confirm if QF F lounge access is granted to pax travelling in EK F. It appears to say this on the QF website. I bought the ticket from EK and upgraded to F with Skywards miles. I know the QF F and EK lounges are next to each other in M...

  • I was in the new LAX Star Alliance lounge in early December and used the First lounge as a VA Platinum. It has to said the lounge as a whole is fantastic.To be honest the First section is a bit of a let down in terms of location and space - the service on the other hand was great. The main lounge...

  • Managed to upgrade from Business to First from London to Bangkok for US$500 back in 2008. Flat rate per sector for an 1 cabin upgrade. My understanding is it can only be done at checkin and has to be done at the commencement of each sector, eg if flying SYD-LHR you can only request BKK-LHR w...

  • Cabin temperature on Etihad flights?

    Jul 19, 2013, 03:15 PM

    Have flown MEL to Europe and back twice with Etihad and found the temperature fine on all flights (in Business and First). I don't like to be hot so always take shorts, a T-shirt and thongs (don't like using the facilities in bare feet!) to wear on the plane and this way I keep cool. Best wa...