• Virgin Australia appoints new CEO

    Feb 06, 2019, 05:31 PM

    I was in on the press conference. Paul Scurrah was remarkably non-committal about what he would do or where he would take the airline. No commitment to profitability. No commitment to compete with Qantas. No commitment to open any routes. Handballed a question about privatisation to the chairman ...

  • What happened to the Beijing Mandarin Oriental that was scheduled to open in 2009/10 in the Rem Koolhaas building as part of the CCTV complex? before the NYE fire? My understanding is that it was weeks away from opening, and the fit out virtually completed. Since the structure was not damaged in ...

  • I travel interstate about every three weeks, and never buy anything but the lowest fare - usually Red e-Deal on Qantas - well ahead of time if possible. Occasionally, I have to change, but find it far cheaper to pay the change fee and fare difference on the odd occasions I need to than buy a flex...

  • Lipstick on a pig IMHO.

  • Qantas Boeing 787 domestic flights

    Oct 26, 2017, 01:58 PM

    Are there any Sydney-Adelaide flights on that schedule?

  • Go Garuda is my advice. Reverse herringbone in business. Especially good on the DPS - SYD red-eye. Got a good 6 hours sleep, and off to work the next day. Did the daytime flight over in economy, and it was perfectly fine.

  • Qantas Club renewal

    Oct 04, 2017, 07:00 PM

    Originally Posted by Timmy22bcQantas have done me over this morning with the same thing. Mine expired on the 31AUG, but my FF anniversary date is 31MAR, I've always flashed my FF card this year and had no issue. I called up today to enquire and they said I needed to pay the $399 joining fee again...

  • Qantas Club renewal

    Oct 04, 2017, 06:58 PM

    Originally Posted by parishiltons Originally Posted by davar98My Qantas club renewal was due in July. I missed the email. Due to being gold a couple years ago, access did not expire until mid September. Have been a QC member for 22 years. Told I have to rejoin, and pay rejoin fee. Could not rejoi...

  • Qantas Club renewal

    Oct 04, 2017, 08:18 AM

    My Qantas club renewal was due in July. I missed the email. Due to being gold a couple years ago, access did not expire until mid September. Have been a QC member for 22 years. Told I have to rejoin, and pay rejoin fee. Could not rejoin and backdate. Anyone share, or have beaten this approach to ...