Jul 29, 2014, 06:48 PM
This seems extremely strange. I would have thought the demend on Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo flights would be pretty strong. I can imagine Perth + Bangkok flights might be less so but for fleet flexibility, you'd want to standardise - right? I think Qantas is doing 2 things here: m...
Jul 21, 2014, 06:14 PM
Hmm, and the upgrade costs look terrible vs buying the ticket outright according to slide 6 of this guide > https://www.united.com/web/format/pdf/United-Award-Chart-02-01-14.pdf
Jul 21, 2014, 05:54 PM
Think I might have answered my own question #1 > https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/mileageplus/awards/upgrade/saua.aspx Upgradeable booking classes include Business class (C and D) and Economy class (Y and B), as well as the additional fare classes listed below: Singapore Airlines - S...
Jul 21, 2014, 05:19 PM
Some questions.... 1) How does this deal work for upgrades? I assume United points can only be used for upgrades on United flights (i.e. UE ticketed)... or can you use United Points on Singapore Airline tickted (i.e. SQ) flights? 2) Will you have the availability of seats if you are a UE base-l...
Jan 11, 2013, 12:27 PM
I flew both options and will attest the Qantas 747 to Singapore & Finnair A340 to Helsinki flights are definitely not the choice over the Finnair A330 to Hong Kong (old config) and Cathay A330 to Sydney. Comparing the Finnair old config to the Catthy new config business class seats couldn't b...
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