• I asked Qantas Premium when I cancelled my latest set of flights this week and they stated that Qantas are now reviewing membership extensions based on status earn over the past couple of years.

  • Seattle is not the capital of Washington state as often thought and stated in the first line, that would be Olympia.

  • I'm not sure the A330s are actually increasing capacity into Sydney either since the previous 17+ weekly 737s have been replaced by a daily A330 and single daily 737.

  • There are four Brisbane based 787s. Two are used for the daily BNE-LAX-JFK return and another to do the 4 times weekly BNE-LAX. The 8th 787 can run an additional 3 flights a week from Brisbane of up to 48 hours return in duration (i.e. taking 6 days in total).

  • Partner Gold requires 2400 SCs on Qantas coded flights with this change, so unless you exclusively fly Qantas, P1 is now only 300 SCs further away.

  • I make international-to-domestic connections to Hobart with Qantas at Sydney multiple times a year. Without bags I normally make it from the aircraft door to the domestic business lounge in just under 30 minutes, though later in the day the buses only run every 20 minutes so can get unlucky (no i...

  • Some of these generalisations about young people are a bit much. I’m in my late twenties, have had Platinum status for years, and should reach Lifetime Gold within a year. I know several guys my age who also have some level of elite status with Qantas or Virgin Australia. Targeting those wi...

  • This is related to the fare buckets used to book Business Sale and Business Saver fares. The lowest business class fare buckets (e.g. 'I') must be available on each flight segment for a Business Sale fare to be sold. If they're not, the entire routing must be priced using the higher fare buckets ...

  • International from Hobart?

    Mar 03, 2018, 03:35 PM

    Originally Posted by rufusfly Originally Posted by Heliduck Originally Posted by Doubleplatinum Bogans to bali maybe, not enough pax for any other routes The Bali bogan traffic is mainly supported by mining incomes from Perth, Tasmanian bogans can barely afford 5 packets of cigarettes a week l...

  • Qantas can also release new award seats for Platinums on request. This is less likely for international flights (though possible) since the decision is made by a computer, but for domestic legs I have often had extra seats in business released to meet connecting flights.