• I've done it a bunch of times now in different ports and confirm all that jianga has said. The airline check in people (especially if you are at an outstation or they're contract staff) are rarely aware of this arrangement and often very confused or claim you are wrong. They also can never find i...

  • Agreed the EY lounges are nice. Lack of barista coffee has been disappointing in the MEL lounge though.

  • Got no idea why they keep that MEL lounge open, it's a disgrace. Makes the QF J lounge look good!

  • Korean Air's new Seoul T2 lounges

    Jan 17, 2018, 07:17 PM

    Looks nice. The old lounges are terrible, food and beverage in particular is awful. Will be interesting to see if they've improved that aspect.

  • Any update on FF status benefits with these airlines? Supposedly was to be announced "in coming weeks" but 6 months later I can't find anything published about it on Velocity site...

  • I've long wanted this, most of the flights arrive in the morning when you can't yet get into your hotel (the Marriott is actually good at this btw, providing lounge access and showers). It doesn't need to be amazing, I just need a shower and coffee before heading to the office. Also allows one to...

  • Originally Posted by Rohit Whatever they do, Virgin needs to immediately replace its CEO. He has run his race, time to bring fresh blood. I was a big JB fan when he first executed the GameChanger strategy at VA, but he hasn't kicked too many goals since then. Luxon (AirNZ CEO) saw right through ...

  • I've done many dom-int connections with them on and it's never been a problem. Sounds like an ADL thing - it probably happened once and is now gospel in that port.