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    Qantas American Express Premium Card: 82500 Bonus Qantas Points

    Best Amex offer I've seen for Qantas bonus points: The Qantas American Express Premium Card 80,000 Qantas Points after you spend $3,000 on purchases on your new Card in the first 3 months of becoming a Card Member + 2,500 Qantas Points after your first Card spend in Australia on selected...
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    Rumour, VA to fly PER-AUH

    Galley rumour strikes again, was told by a friend who works at VA that they are taking the A330 to AUH (when they get new ones, possibly). The emails are apparently sent to the pilots. Good use of the new flashy terminal in PER for transit...
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    Earning AA miles on Enrich (MH) award ticket

    Booked J AOR-KUL-MEL on Enrich (MH) miles in July and request for missing miles on AA few weeks ago and 5220 miles was credited to my account last week. It's valid earning since the ticket was booked as D on MH (not sure if it's a mistake or that's normal).
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    AA not accepting non US credit card over the phone

    I'm not sure if this topic has been covered but tried to confirm my award flight on the US line today (trying to avoid extra fees through the Fiji call centre) and it was all good until she tried to enter credit card billing address. She mentioned that reservation with international credit card...
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    Etihad interline with Qatar?

    Anyone knows if Etihad has baggage interline agreement with Qatar? I have a connecting Qatar flight (DOH-MEL) from AUH with 3 hours connecting time. Do I need to recheck in at DOH?
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    United removed SQ award from & mobile app!

    Singapore Airlines and United have agreed to remove Singapore Airlines inventory award flight search results on and on the United Mobile App. This took effect December 13, You will still to be able to book and change award reservations involving Singapore Airlines by calling the...
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    United Award chart devaluation

    Most of us know by now that there's a massive devaluation announced. It's pretty bad for partners' premium cabin travels not so bad for United only award travels. Surprisingly, Aus/NZ --> South Asia is down from 45k to 30k in business and 60k to 40k in first! Hello Dom & Caviar! Changes take...
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    A tale of Qantas award booking 'consultants'

    I don't normally rant, but today I thought I'd share my experience booking an award ticket through Qantas call centre. I try to avoid calling Qantas phone booking for award flight because of the fee but I had no choice since the website kept giving me error 'Cannot confirm flights. please start...
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    VA to fly to SIN [Rumour?]

    I have a tip from VA crew that some of them have signed on to operate to SIN in the next few months. Not sure from which airport, possibly BNE to start with...
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    Premium Economy row 10 and 11 seating blocked

    I have just redeem 2 X PE seats with Virgin MEL-LAX next year. I can't seem to select row 10 or 11 for seats. Are these seats reserved for Platinum/Gold/commercial tickets passengers? (I'm only Silver). Anyone has insights?
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    Booking 2X J award LAX-MEL for end of Dec/early Jan 353 days in advance

    Is it possible? Anyone had experience with availability during that period? I'm planning US/Mexico trip next year for the whole month of Dec. Just wondering whether I should use my QFF for flight to LAX beginning of Dec or take a chance and book the fight back end of Dec/early Jan. I am only...
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    Air France to expand in Asia, returns to Malaysia after 25 years

    Found the article on Thestar malaysia ( I can't post the link as my post count is not yet 10) Now, if I was in charge of BA routing, I would go back to KUL and codeshare with MH to Australia
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    AMEX Platinum vs Citibank Select

    Hi all, I need a credit card upgrade and tossing up these two cards. The main game is to get enough reward points for a Mexican trip for two end of next year. I have enough QFF for one way F but I need another way on either SQ or VA. Currently they both have these features: Miles earning...
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    Velocity vs Etihad Guest

    Hi all, Hoping you can help a newbie making decision. Just got a new job that require me to travel frequently (50-70) segments on (economy fully flexible )a year on Virgin/Qantas (mostly Virgin). I don't have any status credit on both. My company decided to only buy lounge membership on Qantas...