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  1. C

    swap economy/business passenger

    if i'm in business but have a friend in economy - can we swap seats?
  2. Flying Fox

    Air New Zealand Economy Skynest

    Air NZ release Economy Skynest Concept. https://www.traveller.com.au/air-new-zealand-unveils-skynest-economy-class-lieflat-beds-concept-h1m2zj Wonder if it will become a commercial product and at what price. Great work Air NZ on thinking outside the box!!!
  3. StevePER

    Finnair OSL-SIN return in J $2154, can combine with economy fares from Australia

    Finnair business class OSL-HEL-SIN return from $2154, books in I class. Must depart from Oslo on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. This fare can be combined with economy fares from Australia on a half-round trip basis, for example PER-MUC in economy, and OSL-SIN in business for $1578...
  4. J

    Qantas Business Class customers bumped to economy in Tokyo

    Qantas is now behaving like Jetstar. We were just bumped down to economy for overnite flight from Tokyo to Melbourne. Ticket paid and booked 7 months earlier, discounted but still not cheap! As only Bronze status we got bumped. Will definitely never fly Qantas business again!
  5. T

    Economy vs Premium Meals

    My family travelled on QF36 in both classes. Was a bit suprised the choices for the dinner were the same except Neil's leaves! I travelled in Premium and enjoyed the hot breakfast though. I felt that was better than the usual egg and bacon roll in J! Not sure what happened here.
  6. M

    Economy 'Flex' - a bit of a con?

    A bit of a moan more than anything else. I recently bought a Flex Economy Return trip to Zagreb in Croatia, from Alice Springs, via LHR both ways, for the not inconsiderable sum of just over $3400 (H fare bucket, IIRC, at least for the QF segments). The LHR-ZAG both ways with BA. Towards the...
  7. Renato1

    Qatar Economy Class - The Very Good and the Slightly Annoying.

    We flew Qatar Melbourne to Stockholm last year, then Venice back to Melbourne. What was very good was that Qatar's total return price was less than other major carriers were charging just for the first leg to Stockholm alone. So choosing Qatar was a no-brainer, and their service was excellent. I...
  8. J

    Answered American Airlines "B"asic Economy as a QFF Elite?

    I am a bit confused here... I am heading to the US next month with a mate. I am Qantas Gold One World Sapphire, just achieved this so not experienced at "using" it, he is bronze. We land at LAX on QF15 and have separately booked a few shortish AA flights to LAS and PHX. I bought them via...
  9. D

    Answered Can a Business class PAX visit economy class on a Qantas long haul flight?

    Can a Business class passenger visit economy class passengers during a long Qantas long haul flight?
  10. M

    Do economy reward seats run out?

    I've been looking for flights from Tokyo to Chiang Mai on the 09/02/20 (after 19:00) or early on the 10/02/20 (before 0200) and noticed the prices are roughly 450-500 with checked in luggage with competing budget airlines with fairly long layovers (> 5 hours). I noticed if I redeem an economy...
  11. H

    Rookie QFF Question About Economy legs on J Class Reward Flight

    I want to thank members in advance for any helpful advice to my extreme noob QFF question: I am exploring booking my first Business class flight using my points. I wish to travel Syd>Paris and return Rome>Syd The website shows the Syd to HK flight will be in Economy while I will be in J (as...
  12. T

    Selecting an upper-deck A380 Economy seat for 2020

    Hi all, Suppose someone already selected seats in a QF A380's upper-deck economy section for an early 2020 flight, unaware that a number of A380s would have been refurbished by then and the seats in question may not exist. Would Qantas automatically reassign that person to a different seat...
  13. RSD

    240v power in QF A380 economy?

    Does anyone know if there is 240v power outlets in economy on the QF A380's? I'm on QF7 tomorrow and at at T-20 or so I haven't received any upgrade notifications
  14. A

    Lhr - Per in economy

    Hi, it's looking likely that I will fly the non stop Lhr to Perth flight in economy next April. There will be 2 of us travelling together. Im assuming it will be quite full as it's towards the end of the Easter school holidays. Any recommendations at all for best seats for this awfully long...
  15. D

    Cheaper to fly Business that Economy

    Have VA lost the plot? I was looking to book some flight down from CBR to MEL, and the 6.35pm flight in economy was coming in cheaper than business? On what planet would anyone book the $629 economy fare over the $449 business class fare?
  16. L

    Changing a VA economy reward seat via business

    Hi All, I've got an economy reward seat booked next week mid afternoon but due to changing circumstances have to travel in the morning instead, naturally at late notice there are no economy reward seats available in the morning but plenty of Biz. Normally when changing an economy seat on VA...
  17. MikeG

    RTWx4 economy

    Can I get some ideas for booking RTW reward flights for four with the following destinations? starting/finishing: CBR at earliest 14th Dec, ideally 20th Dec, return home after 3-5 weeks. visiting: Iola, KS over Christmas (3 options for airports) visiting the following destinations in no...
  18. Mattg

    Paying to upgrade your economy meal

    I flew with Lufthansa in economy class yesterday. I noticed after booking that Lufthansa will sell you an “upgrade” to your economy class meal for around €15-30 (depending on which option you choose). There are 7 “a la carte” meals to choose from and you have to pre-order online. The service is...
  19. Doctore1003

    30% off Qantas and Jetstar economy award seats June 2019

    Qantas will be launching a sale at 10:00am (AEST) tomorrow, Thursday 13 June 2019, offering 30% off the Qantas Points required for an Economy Classic Flight Reward on Qantas, Jetstar and Jetstar Asia operated flights with a QF, JQ or 3K flight number for travel between 23 July 2019 and 31 March...
  20. M

    QF A380 Refurbishment - RIP the wonderful economy 'mini-cabin'

    With the newly reconfigured QF A380s to come back into service from September,Qantas Will Revamp Biz Cabin in Refurbishment of A380 Fleet, is anybody else going to miss the little economy 'mini-cabin' at the rear of the upper deck? For those of us travelling on our own $$ or not having work pay...
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