• Hopefully this will lead to a more enhanced premium lounge area or new offering for P and P1 out of BNE.

  • As an add on my ESTA was cancelled I think based on questions about names of parents and their nationality. 

  • I doubt it given developments over the last 24 hours. It appears as though those nationals holding passports from countries in the Visa Waiver Program will not be admitted. I had to attend the consulate to obtain a visa( for travel next week) given my Iranian heritage even though I was born here ...

  • Qantas business class upgrade guide

    Oct 12, 2016, 11:01 AM

    I'm on QF 15 on Friday 14 October. Flight load in Business is light.  First-time points upgrade request as a Plat and it came through at T-60 which was a pleasant surprise given the usual 48 hour notification period for Plats. Previous points upgrade as a Gold 5 years ago came through about ...

  • Qantas frequent flyers & recognition

    Feb 18, 2014, 10:50 AM

    I have to say I'm probably on the other end of the scale, probably mananged to get the high point on the inconsistency bell curve.  On my last 5 international flights over 2 years  I have had a personal greeting from the CSM and some chit chat about my destination or " how was business"...

  • Hi markpkI fell short by about 210SC last year to requalify for platinum ( 31 march Anniversary) but noticed in my QFF account that a message popped up congratulating me for "requalifying" for another year ( in the SC earn box).  I was on the brink of booking an EK first return flight from B...

  • I think so. The aircraft are chartered from a private fleet or at least were when we flew.  Enjoy Cuba. The tobacco plantations in the Mogotez range and coffee and rum at Santiago de Cuba are fantastic. Lobster goes for a very reasonable price of $12 per crustacean.

  • Hi JonomI did this flight in December 2012. Bus class from Cancun to Havana and Y from Havana to Cancun. Honestly for an hour flight there was almost no difference ( aside from the extra leg room) in the service and depending on the cost probably not worth the extra spend though on our return tri...

  • P.S  Excuse the typos. The iphone is not my friend :(

  • Hi JoeyI did talk to these guys about some airfares. I even spoke to a guy on the phone from their office in SFO.Effectively there are like Alpha Flight Guru and a few other like "consolidator" ticket merchants.They dont really have spceial arrangements in place as they make out on their site.&nb...