• One thing you still cant do - book a VA codeshare flight on SQ metal and then try to use yr VFF points to upgrade. Tried that last week..

  • As a VA fan I'd be happy to go to Europe starting with their new HK service but VA havnt got a partner.. Whereas, as TR Babuska points out above, CX have our market covered. And I suspect without checking that each of those CX Aussie flights connects closely in HK wi...

  • Agree with Howie50 - making LTG is no real incentive to remain with QF/OW in retirement, knowing those years of F lounges and usually good service (excluding BA..) are gone. So for me moving to VA and making Plat with them (not difficult - J to Europe annually) has opened up anothe...

  • Dearie me... in May we go from a nice range of lounges in TBIT to Delta..Thats not a step up!

  • Thanks - good to get an Aust view now they are running the A380 here (and Mel from July). I am sniffing several fares to Europe for July incl F offerings, but I cannot get QR website to show anything in F from either Mel or Syd. I spose its just a programming thing..    

  • VA codeshare to LHR via HK - When ?

    Feb 19, 2018, 11:40 AM

    VA announced last Dec it was seeking regulatory approval for codeshare flights to London, with Virgin Atl thru HK. Sensible given their new HK service, its a great stopover and likely to be well supported. My question is : does anybody hv an idea how long that approval process will take ??..

  • Yes its private, centre seats have a substantial privacy screen onto the aisle, QF staff are a consistently good asis food/grog -but- those seats and loos are old layout by industry standards. Will hv a chance to compare/contrast next week with F flights in EY 777 (also an 'old' design these days...