• Ignoring poaching from *A and ST for a moment, who is really left that would fit the current (mostly) premium stable? (Other than Aer Lingus, maybe)

  • This is a bit confusingly worded. For NZ based travelers does the JQ flight need to be an international flight? Or does a domestic JQ flight that earns Qantas points suffice?

  • Priority Pass signs Brisbane lounge

    Aug 17, 2016, 02:54 PM

    PP coverage of Australia is woeful. Case in point - New Zealand has more PP lounges than Australia.

  • "Thats because everyone is leaving NZ not arriving" You'd be wrong. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/76475500/Exodus-to-New-Zealand-Kiwis-fleeing-back-home-joined-by-Australians 

  • I flew Aer Lingus a year or two ago and didn't notice any issues (they offer free wifi in J). I can't see four or five people on a Trans Tasman 737 (8 J seats only) slowing it down to a crawl.

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  • Singapore Air denied us boarding.

    Aug 25, 2016, 02:08 PM

    Curious. Did you rebook with Singapore Air, and did they let you fly the second time?

  • NEW ROUTES likely for AKL IN 2017

    Aug 19, 2016, 09:38 AM

    "Virgin Galactic will launch non-stop flights from Auckland to the moon in 2017 and will codeshare with Virgin Australia"Mileage earn in J will be terrible. Better to credit to Galaxypoints then transfer them to SQ; can still burn on VA or any *A partner.:D

  • I'm predominantly New Zealand based and i'm unable to join despite pretty frequent BA travel. From what I can gather it's due to some historic tie-up with Qantas which doesn't really appear to exist any longer (at least not sufficiently to justify preventing Australians and New Zealanders from jo...

  • Lounge Access for guests

    Aug 16, 2016, 08:19 AM

    As a Platinum FF you might be aware that once you reach a certain number of status credits (2400) there is an entitlement to gift a friend or family member with complimentary Gold status. Because it is a published benefit I can understand their reluctance to do so when you hav...

  • They still have 767s, so hopefully after them!

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