• I agree it is not the best lounge but you have to bring a sense of commercial realism here. No airline has spent big on lounge renovations when there viability was in question. Emirates lounges around the world are still shut in many locations including Auckland and likely to be for some time. Tr...

  • I am not a big defender of Qantas but in reply to rambler I was in same situation and managed to book J class to LA in April and London in December. I am Platinum and QF have maintained over the last 2 years so no complaints although recent business travel will likely see me retain this year. I a...

  • My last two trips to LAX pre covid were 30 minutes from pulling up to gate to kerb. Process is much faster with machines and baggage much better. Customs can be a lottery if queue is long but moved quickly both times. Also much prefer the LAX departure with the QF First Lounge the best i have bee...

  • EY are ditching A380, EK not having first on new planes so I guess SQ the only airline likely to fulfill that dream. This seat has same size as Thompson Vantage and has much more practical workspaces. I and many others don't like facing the aisle (Air NZ!). It is touted for transcontinental but c...

  • Review:

    Sep 25, 2019, 04:23 PM

    Flew twice last week on CX J. Agree on the temperature but felt things overall had improved since I travelled in June. Quality of food and wine had improved and service was generally good. I am not a big fan of the angled seat and prefer QF or Emirates set up but slept ok despite lack of pjs and ...

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  • Qantas advised they are not releasing award seats until flights are confirmed.

  • Qantas or Singapore Airlines?

    Nov 19, 2018, 04:34 PM

    Flew SQ for first time in 20 years last week. Poor on lounges and general service and food and wine much better on QF but large SQ seat is attractive although i needed help to convert it to a bed and the angled sleeping is tricky and I don't have large feet.

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