• Jetstar cracks down on carry-on bags

    Sep 02, 2014, 02:33 PM

    Its about time, maybe Qantas could follow suit.  The only way to deal with this is by consistency.  I watched people walk in with oversized bags, dump them in the business class bins then proceed to the end of the plane where they were seated. It will cause angst - but be to the benefit...

  • is BNE our best airport?

    Apr 18, 2013, 12:52 PM

    It is a very difficult to understand what the basis for rating Brisbane is with Skytrax. On the other hand, I think the award to the Langham Place Beijing Airport is spot on - it has the best hotel buffet breakfast I have experienced - the serive is outstanding and friendly - and the bed - i...

  • If you fliew Qantas and did not have the points credited - you do not need to ring the Service Centre.  Log into your Qantas Frequent Fyer account - go to summary page  then click on "Claim missing points" and fill in the details. You need to know your flight details - ie flight number ...

  • I would agree. The JQ Business flight is excellant value.  The food and beverage service is good and the service cheerful and friendly. The only advice I would give its to be careful about your seat selection.  The front row is great, however the middle row can feel a bit cramped if the...

  • Business on a budget SYD-LHR.

    Aug 07, 2014, 01:51 PM

    If you have the time, try leaving from an asian port.  For example business class Denpasar to London is good value on Qatar (around $4,212 US) or Malaysian Denpasar to London for  for approximately $3,200 Aus.  Ifyou add the cost of a return flight Melb to to Denpasar in business o...

  • Jetstar business class upgrades

    Jul 03, 2014, 09:18 AM

    The xtras you have purchased are equivalent to a premium ticket - so it is most likely that the offer was first made to those who  had purchased the higher level ticket - much the same way upgrades ocur with other airlines. (of course there will always be some exceptions). I would take the o...

  • Johnny, we flew JQ business clas to Denpasar last December. I would just ignore all the snobs who put it down.  Its only a 5 hour flight and the recliner seats are comfortable - there are a couple of seat numbers to avoid (ie centre seats) - but you have selected excellant seats. We were sur...