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  1. R

    Upgrade chances Premium Economy classic reward vs cash fare?

    Apologies if this has been answered previously - I'm FF Gold (soon to be Platinum) and looking to travel SYD - SFO in May in Premium Economy with the view to do a points upgrade to J. Just wondering if I have a better chance of an upgrade in booking a Premium Economy cash fare vs Premium...
  2. Stealthflyer

    VA premium economy to USA - what is the fare type for AU domestic connections?

    I’m thinking of booking a premium economy ticket to JFK with the intention of waitlisting for a J points upgrade on the Au to LAX leg. However, because I fly from Hobart I will have a domestic connection that doesn’t have premium economy seats. Does anyone know what fare code these domestic legs...
  3. R

    Answered Anyone flown PE on QF A380 Refurbed birds?

    Just out of curiosity, has anyone flown on the refurbed A380s and more specifically, has anyone been seated in 31A/B/J/K. I know these seats don't have the great extra legroom feature as 24A/B/J/K (which in 12 months time will be phased out,) but according to seatguru.com, Row 31 is...
  4. cqtiger

    Question REFUND ON ECONOMY X

    Had a booking from awhile ago and paid for econX and will be platinum before the flight(hence free econX) and was hoping for a refund. I know I will have to ring customer service but was wondering if any one had any experience with this before I do.
  5. I

    Loss of economy x seat at check in

    Hi all, My partner and I are both platinum (with a 9 month old infant) and make use of the economy x seats. 2 weeks ago, check in for flight syd-cns and our seats have been moved (still economy x) so didn't think much of it. This morning, have checked in for cns-syd departing tomorrow, and we...
  6. J

    Qantas premium Brisbane - international flight connections?

    G’day! I have an upcoming flight from Brisbane to Sydney in Business (qantas) with a connection to the US (qantas) with a connection in the US (aa) - all on one ticket. Does anyone know if the Qantas Domestic Premium Lounge Entry has the ability to check in my bags given I have a connection? Or...
  7. 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.
  8. D

    QANTAS Vs Virgin PE to US (and then MEX)

    I want to fly PE SYD->MEX return next year (1/6-8/6/20) and I see QANTAS have a PE deal for $3200 via Dallas with their 380, whereas Virgin costs around $3400 via LAX on the 777. I believe the US->MEX leg will be Economy only. Has anyone flown these 2 routes to the US and can compare them? I...
  9. M

    SQ or CX premium

    Would love to know peoples thoughts on if CX or SQ had a better Premium Economy product? Ive been both and I think the SQ service was better and I prefer Changi to HKIA when transiting but I found the seat awkward, firm and uncomfortable! Whilst CX seat I found a bit better softer seats for...
  10. W

    Singapore airlines - paying for extra leg room on Economy & Premium Economy

    Over the past 2 years I purchased on 5 separate occasions extra leg room on Singapore Airlines. When paying extra on a flight you do have some expectation of getting at least the same service or better in the cabin. From my experience you get the following: 100% of the time you will be the last...
  11. A

    Which Virgin Fare Class will guarantee me Delta Premium Select?

    Hi, very new here, so apologies if this has been answered. I'm looking to make a cash booking LAX-SYD one way on VA6551, operated by Delta (DL41). If I book Premium Economy for the VA flight number, how do I guarantee to be in Delta Premium Select, rather than Comfort+? I've read how to do it...
  12. R

    Question Y+ seat selection not available - normal until T-80?

    Hey AFF’ers - is it normal for seat selection on Y+ to be completely unavailable 4 weeks out from departure? I’m SG and just getting the window/aisle preference option with no option to pick anything. I’ve checked expertflyer and the whole Y+ cabin is either taken and the other half of the...
  13. Mattg

    SQ MEL-WLG Premium Economy award

    Singapore Airlines will start using an Airbus A350-900 with Premium Economy seating on its MEL-WLG route from 1 November. Interestingly, for KrisFlyer redemptions there is no price listed for Premium Economy award bookings on the SQ award chart for this route. You also cannot book Premium...
  14. B

    Answered Premium Economy Sydney to Europe - what's the best way to set up sales alerts?

    Hi, we're looking to travel from Sydney to Europe in Aug/Oct 2020. 2 adults, 2 children. What's the best way to register for premium economy sales alerts? We're flexible on dates, countries and airlines - my only requirement is to avoid economy getting there! Would love to try and find a deal...
  15. H

    Delta not upgrading VA Gold to Comfort Plus [booked "Basic Economy"]

    Very disappointed on my recent flight with delta they refused to even put me on the comfort plus upgrade list. I requested at check in, at the lounge and at the gate. They seemed to have very limited awareness of the delta/virgin arrangements, which goes against my previous experience where...
  16. Mattg

    CA MEL-PEK in Premium Economy for $802 return

    I stumbled across what seems like a good deal on at the moment with Air China. Round-trip fares from Melbourne to Beijing in PREMIUM ECONOMY are available for $801.90 return, including all taxes. Books into "E" class. SYD-PEK is also available for $815.78 return in Premium Economy. I can see...
  17. Obi-run Kenobi

    Economy X for BNE-ADL - Worth it?

    Travelling BNE - ADL in a few months with wife, 6mo baby and 2yr toddler. Considering upgrading to Economy X to make the journey a little more comfortable for all involved. Worth the $50/pp each way?
  18. codash1099

    Answered Ypremium

    Has anybody had any experience with an online TA called Ypremium? I think they operate out of Adelaide. They may also operate as flatbeds.com.au.
  19. jg::

    QF10 LHR to MEL Premium Economy

    Last week, my request to use points to upgrade from Economy to Premium was granted, so I took my first PE flight. Overall, it was very good, and to anyone wondering if upgrading to PE is "worth it", I would say Yes. The extra comfort allowed a little more sleep, with the result being that the...
  20. E

    I am new to this site - :-)

    I am a Qantas Platinum member and I am travelling Singapore to London on BA Premium Economy tickets purchased with points with my husband and 14 and 10 year old children. Can I access the Qantas Lounge in Singapore with 1 guest and two children?
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