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economy class

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  1. M

    "Best discount" and "restricted economy" domestic fares continue rising

    "Best discount" and "restricted economy" air fares are probably mainly used by leisure travellers who accept a lower fare in return for non-refundable and/or very costly to change, if one can at all ticket conditions. A minority of business travellers may be savvy enough (and sufficiently...
  2. B

    Answered Qantas MU award flight economy

    Hi, I am looking at booking an economy reward through QF and flying on MU. I am currently a Skyteam Elite Plus and was wondering if I would be able to use that to get into lounges?
  3. A

    Answered Best Economy class

    A question that is likely to generate some debate and hopefully some recommendations. I need to travel to the UK - LHR, LGW, MAN, STN in the next 2 weeks for family reasons - the F, J and Y+ pricing is a little step at this time so I am looking at Economy. I have burnt the majority of my...
  4. M

    Business flight - one leg in Economy - Benefits?

    Hi all Looking at doing a status run from NTL-BNE-SYD-DPS return in J The NTL-BNE leg is in Economy as its a Dash-8 I just wanted to check that QF still credits the SCs for this leg at J rate and all the other J benefits apply? Thanks
  5. serfty

    30% off Classic flight reward in Economy (QF, EK, Jetstar)

    " More travel, less points. Save 30% on the Qantas Points required for Economy Classic Flight Rewards.* Where in the world do you want to go? Let your Qantas Points take you further with our Classic Flight Rewards sale. Whether you want to discover Hobart or Hong Kong, Shanghai or San...
  6. B

    Economy seat width-pitch

    Are there any good databases of economy seat widths for long-haul flights? The seatguru page Long-haul Economy Class Comparison Charti - SeatGuru doesn't seem very accurate, presumably because there is no standard way of measuring widths. My preferred measure is be a width-pitch (distance to...
  7. Antoallison

    Qatar announces Economy enhancements

    I have just watched the press conference in Berlin where Qatar have announced their enhancements to economy travel. the retro fitting and roll out starts next month Given that the majority of passengers travel in economy, I think it is a sensible move - although that new seat design still...
  8. M

    Question CX 178 Boeing 777ER Economy Configuration

    Hi there, can anybody please tell me if the CX flight departing Melbourne at 01:05 daily is using the new B777ER configuration with 10 seats across in economy or still the older configuration? I would imagine the new config to be much tighter and may try to avoid this flight if that's the case...
  9. D

    Answered Qantas Status Credits for 'Basic Economy' on American Airlines?

    Hi All Newbie to this site so apologies if this has already been covered or if i'm in the wrong section: Just booked an American Airlines return basic economy flight Houston - Miami to tip my Qantas Status into the next tier. Using the calculator Qantas advise 15 status points one way for...
  10. W

    No velocity award economy out of tassie in 19/20 summer holidays

    Seems to be no virgin economy award availability in economy on any flight on any day from Hobart or Launceston to Sydney starting from wed 18 dec 2019. Been checking at midnight a few nights for the release of the new day and it seems they are not releasing. Business award availability appears...
  11. B

    Answered Economy Seat Selection on QF International as OW Ruby?

    I just purchased 4 really cheap fares for DFW-SYD r/t. I'm about to be AA gold / OW ruby. What are the seat selection benefits like for my family and I (all on the same reservation)? Any recognition of status, or ability to choose better seats? At booking or at a certain point in time? It's...
  12. Z

    Answered Booking CX economy rewards flight using QFF

    I’m looking to book an economy rewards flight on CX using my QFF. I don’t have enough Asia Miles to book directly through Cathay Pacific. A few questions: 1. The Qantas website tells me I can’t choose my seat when booking CX rewards flight using QFF. Is this correct? Can I pay more for seat...
  13. NZflygirl

    Air NZ AKL-LAX/SFO/IAH $349 economy, ORD $399

    As per the title. LAX return is ~ $689. Prices are NZD. Grabaseat Scroll past domestic to international. Dates are listed in the link above.
  14. Stuser

    Qatar economy codes help

    I'm trying to book a Qatar Economy ticket in their Economy Saver fare - one step above the Economy Promo. Their own status credits calculator says that Economy Saver are N, Q and S codes. Yet, when I try to book an Economy Saver fare, the booking states that it is O class, aka Promo, which...
  15. MikeG

    Sydney to USA returning via London/Manchester. Economy Class. December 2019. 4 Passengers

    I'm not quite ready to book yet, as I don't know the destination in the USA yet, but I was after some advice about the best way to book this generally speaking. I have ~900,000 QFF points, but I'm projected to increase this by around 20-40,000 per month so unsure if I'll have sufficient to go...
  16. H

    Why is only Economy available for classic award flight

    Hi, I was trying to look for a Qantas classic award flight from Hong Kong to Melbourne in Dec 2019. Not sure why, but I could see ONLY economy seats available for the whole Dec 2019. I could see Business and Premium Economy seats available in earlier months. I wonder if the upper flight classes...
  17. Mr_Gimlet

    Classic award - different fees and charges for economy and business?

    I normally use my points to fly Mrs_Gimlet around Australia for her meetings and conferences as she works for a charity. In a rare case of preplanning, I am looking at using points for Melbourne-Jakarta via Sydney. No problems checking dates and availability etc, but I see that the fees and...
  18. Denali

    SYD curbside checkin for Y

    Hi and wondering how long this has been happening at Sydney? (only noticed as driver dropoff had traffic) Thanks.
  19. jaseblenner

    QF Economy Sale Fare - MEL - HKG return. No show cheaper than cancellation?

    Hi all I've got a economy sale fare round trip booked MEL - HKG for mid 2019. It is highly likely I'll not be able to make this trip due to caring for someone. The flights were booked through BudgetAir (won't make this mistake again...), they apparently charge a $85 administration fee for any...
  20. F

    Business Class award booking downgraded to economy at gate [QFF award on China Eastern]

    Need some advice from the brain trusts of AFF, currently on hold with qantas 131313 with an expected wait time of 1hr due to the weather in Sydney Booked J class redemption on qantas for a China eastern(CE) flight HGH-SYD for departure 27/11 for father in law(FIL). Due to smog/pollution, the...