• That'd be a *higher* cabin pressure, or a lower cabin altitidue

  • US airport checks get more intimate?

    Mar 08, 2017, 11:54 AM

    Witnessed one of these pat downs a few days ago, they touched the guy absolutely everywhere, and it wasn't just the back of the hand either

  • Upgrade on Qantas reward flights

    Mar 01, 2016, 04:12 PM

    So an upgrade from economy award to business costs SYD-LAX costs 100k, (plus the 45k paid for the economy seat), meanwhile booking a business award would only be 96k. That seems like incredibly poor value.

  • I tried it (Federal Govt agency employee), initial response from VA was that this was only open to Federal Govt employees. I replied advising that my employer was a Federal Govt agency, and received a very prompt response that the offer is limited only to organisations that access WoAG arrangeme...

  • If you arrive from Vancouver you'll have gone through US pre-clearance and won't have to clear immigration/customs when you arrive into Terminal 2. If your bags are checked through you can remain post-security and get the airside shuttle to TBIT.

  • QF and AMEX hoax (sorta)

    Jun 11, 2019, 03:51 PM

    It's not so much a hoax, as a failure to read the terms and conditions. Whilst it may be frustrating that your assumptions were incorrect, neither Qantas or AmEx are at fault. The terms and conditions are quite clear when they state that the flights must be booked on 'qantas.com.au', when booking...

  • Positioning for Antarctica flights would be my guess, the dates line up

  • Qantas online chat vs phone

    Feb 12, 2019, 09:12 AM

    I've found recently that the SMS service seems to be better than either phone or online chat.

  • I've had similar experiences with the multiple flights this year. The QFF service centre have also been fairly difficult. After the outbound flight for a return trip posted as an 'award flight' I emailed the boarding passes and itinerary that showed the Plus bundles. They then credited the points...