• This is a very dishonest article. Qantas is not changing its status earning or other fare conditions for any of its marketed fare types. It has simply moved a fare bucket into the discount economy category so its systems can offer an additional price point. The consumer will notice no difference.

  • Melbourne-Launceston has not been operated by Qantas mainline for close to 15 years and Sydney-Ballina launched this year with QantasLink.

  • 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.

  • Qantas boosts Queensland, PNG flights

    Dec 13, 2018, 10:41 PM

    I'm not sure the A330s are actually increasing capacity into Sydney either since the previous 17+ weekly 737s have been replaced by a daily A330 and single daily 737.

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  • PER-HBA status credits

    Dec 09, 2020, 09:57 AM

    Business gives 80 status credits for a paid fare and 38 status credits for a classic reward (with Points Club/Plus).

  • You will need 1300 further status credits to attain platinum. The offer is a fast-track to gold, not the gifting of a bonus 600 status credits.

  • Perth arrivals processing time?

    Nov 24, 2020, 09:37 PM

    I flew into Perth from Hobart on Friday night. There are four desks after a temperature check which take about a minute to process each passenger. The Hobart flight was 100% full in both classes, so I’d guess about a 45 minute wait for the final passenger.

  • 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...

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