business class

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  1. R

    Business class check in with economy passengers

    My family has an upcoming flight Melbourne to Cairns. My wife and I are in business class while our two sons ( 15yo, 17yo ) are in economy. Would it be reasonable that all 4 of us use the business class check in counter ?
  2. S

    British Airways business class

    Earlier this week I travelled business class London to Sydney with British Airways on a Boeing 787-9. I found the layout of the pods to be very strange and they didn’t work very well. There were two pods next to the window; one facing forward and one backwards. Three pods were across the...
  3. K

    VA business to Europe

    Hi all Need to to Dublin for 4 days, have 1.2m VA miles and platinum status Happy to just do business returning leg need to depart over there on 12/8 or 13/8 I am absolutely hopeless and clues hence the miles accumulated and never used , If I buy economy flex with virgin on Qatar can I...
  4. NZflygirl

    Lounge access with PE booking but business class seat allocation, no status?

    I saw a tweet wondering if this person was eligible for lounge access departing NZ. They have no QF/one world status, a PE booking all the way from NZ - Oz - US. There was no answer to that thread. But it appears a PE booking departing NZ nets you a business class seat on the 737 across the...
  5. T

    Lost property - Qf business lounge Brisbane

    Hey guys - what's the best way to get in touch with the lounge in Brisbane - left laptop there :( and can't find a number anywhere to call them. Any help be much appreciated.
  6. S

    QF business / QC lounge in BNE domestic

    We have a flight at 6am on Sunday to Townsville. Will either the business or QC lounge be open and if so what time? Thanks.
  7. RooFlyer

    JAL Japan Airlines domestic business

    Well, this is a new experience. I’m on a Qantas classic reward flight from Osaka to Sapporo in business on JAL, scheduled 11:30-1:20. Seatbelt outside came off and I was offered a paper cup of juice. And then, nothing. The cart carried on down the back of the E190 and I haven’t seen the flight...
  8. K

    Qatar business reward no availability?

    I'm looking at seats.aero, there is pretty much no availability of business rewards on Qatar from Australia in April 2025. Anyone know why? Have they been released to Velocity at all?
  9. W

    Sri Lanka business rewards

    Has anyone had luck with Sri Lankan airline's business rewards using QFF points.Trying to get from CMB to BKK ,have been looking aT dates in April 2025 with qantas operator, is it a lost cause?
  10. A

    Is Qantas Business Classic Reward Eligible for Points Upgrade to First Class?

    Hi, I just wanted to check this is normal or an abnormal experience for me. I've recently booked a business classic reward flight from LAX to SYD. The app and site both tell me I'm not eligible for a classic reward upgrade to first class. The call centre advised of the same thing. I'm...
  11. Gold Member

    United - AKL-EWR - 3505 NZD Return Business

    https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/premium-fare-deals/2160414-ua-akl-ewr-3505-nzd-2101-usd-r-t-business.html Cruser1 has done it again! As a matter of respect and gratitude, here’s his description verbatim: United Airlines is having a wonderful "sale" on business class flights from Auckland, New...
  12. J

    Access to Etihad Business & Partner Lounges flying ‘cheapest’ business award flight

    Hi all, I booked a ‘cheap’ Etihad guestmiles award/reward flight in business class, and I can’t find any info on whether I can access their business lounges (or partner airlines lounges). The flight cost me 180,000 miles for SYD-AUH-FCO (I think that’s the minimum), but lounge access isn’t...
  13. A

    Africa Trip - Business Rewards

    Hi AFF Family, I'm planning a solo trip to Africa in August 2025, and trying to figure out what my options are for Business reward flights. I'm looking to join a 3-week group safari that starts in Kampala (Uganda) and finishes up in Zanzibar. I've been searching for different dates in August...
  14. Freq Flier 2013

    SQ Business Amenities

    Hi all. We flew night flight 6.25pm Mel to Singapore and we didn’t get offered pjs. Just wondering what amenities could my wife and I ask for on the flight home?
  15. V

    Do the contents of the Business class Toiletry bags need to be in transparent bags for security?

    Taking a few trips soon and will be collecting a few toiletry bags from J seats. Do the contents of the toiletry bags you receive from the airline need to go in a transparent bag when going through security? I don't recall having to do so when I was in the US.
  16. SYD

    Sign up to IHG Business Edge - stay and earn 5000 IHG points / Instant IHG Gold

    I received an email the other day for this promo: “When your business signs up to IHG Business Edge and a company representative stays at least one qualifying night by 14 May 2024, your business will be rewarded 5,000 IHG One Rewards points.” Further down in the email, it mentions instant IHG...
  17. C

    Business Class Query to Europe - Recommendations?

    I have promised my wife a return Business Class trip to Europe for Christmas- with me of course. I have a $10k- $12k budget. Departing Melbourne around mid December and returning late January. I would really appreciate any ideas about how to construct a good travel itinerary and any...
  18. Scott K

    Thanks, Benjamin for the business lounge guest invite.

    To the very friendly chap I met yesterday morning that invited myself and my work colleague into the Sydney Qantas business lounge just after we got through screening, I want to say a big thanks. Benjamin gave us a quick tour of the lounge and then headed off on his way. Most of my trips are...
  19. tmdl

    China Airlines business class?

    Has anyone flown China Airlines Business class recently and able to share how they found it and also any details on the wine list (& champagne) and dinning options?
  20. Human

    Amazing Emirates Business Class experience

    My daughter and her new husband chose to go to NZ for their honeymoon so I used Qantas points to book them on EK412 from Sydney to Christchurch in Business class. Before they flew I suggested that they casually mention to the crew on boarding that they were on their honeymoon. I thought they...
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