2004 flying...a Year in Review

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  1. QF WP


    Jun 20, 2002
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    Well, according to my trusty Excel spreadsheet :

    Total flight sectors:

    51 (30 Aust Domestic, 4 USA Domestic, 17 International) [my record in 2002 was 87]

    Segments by class of service:

    Paid Y segments: 40
    Op-upgraded J segments: 0
    Award-upgraded J segments: Intl 7, Dom 3 (all QF), 1 AS (LAX/SEA)

    Segments by carrier:Qantas: 43 (30 Dom, 13 Intl)

    BA: 3 (all Intl)
    AA: 1 (all internal USA)
    AS: 3 (all internal USA)

    Total miles:

    71,554 miles (22,355 Aust Domestic; 46,888 International; 2,311 USA Dom) - my 2nd longest mileage since commencing in 1987 (my record 129,108 miles in 2002)

    Frequent Flyer Miles earned:
    QF: 279,270
    AA: 1,500
    NW: 2,311

    Hotel nights:
    SPG - 5 for 11 nights; Hilton - 6 for 10 nights; Hyatt - 1 for 1 ; Marriott - 1 for 1 (slow year for me)

    Best Mileage Run: Lindsay's Mileage Run across Australia
    Best Trip Report (mine): either Lindsay's Wedding & Honeymoon TR or New Years in America 2004
    Best get-togethers with other flying friends: OZFEST 2004 and 2004 Xmas QP BNE and SYD meetings
    Best hint: Toss up between *G status match or Miletracker

  2. serfty


    Nov 16, 2004
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    Good One Lindsay, well travelled; kept a track of mine as well. I've analysed my spreadsheet and my 2004 travels came to the following:

    Total flight sectors:

    77 (62 Aust Domestic, 15 International [all NZ related])

    Segments by class of service:

    Paid Y segments: 65 (6 Award-upgraded to J: 3 int, 3 Dom)
    Award Y Segments: 9
    Award J segments: 3

    Segments by carrier:

    Qantas: 73 (62 Dom, 11 Intl)
    Jetconnect: 4

    Total miles Travelled:

    55,721 (33,371 Aust Domestic; 22,350 International)

    Paid miles Travelled:

    43,603 (27,777 Aust Domestic; 15,826 International)

    QF Frequent Flyer Miles earned:

    80,767 (57,023 Aust Domestic, 23,744 International)

    Total Status Credits:

    750 (class O/N sucks!)
  3. NM


    Aug 27, 2004
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    Not a huge year for me as far as number of trips is concerned, but enough to re-qualify QF Platinum and HH Diamond again.

    Total flight sectors:

    28 (4 Aust Domestic, 9 USA Domestic, 15 International)

    Segments by class of service:

    Paid discount Y segments (K): 6 (2 Aus domestic, 4 international)
    Paid D segments: 22
    Op-upgraded J segments: 0
    Op-Upgraded F segments: 0
    Award-upgraded J segments: Intl 0, Dom 1
    Award-upgraded F segments: Intl 2

    Segments by carrier:

    Qantas: 12 (4 Dom, 8 Intl)
    BA: 5 (all Intl)
    AA: 9 (8 USA domestic, 1 Intl)
    MH: 2 (Intl)

    Total miles:

    64,862 miles (3.047 Aust Domestic; 50,472 International; 11,343 USA Dom)

    Frequent Flyer Miles earned:
    QF: 144,910

    Hotel nights:
    Hilton - 12 stays for 42 nights

    Best mileage run:

    Upgrading economy flight to DONE4
  4. Russell Corr

    Russell Corr Junior Member

    Apr 21, 2004
    Gold Coast

    Apologise for the lateness of this reply and the ignorance but what is a "G staus match"

    Russell :D
  5. NM


    Aug 27, 2004
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    He is refering to a promotion last year by the StarAlliance that permitted a status match of your OneWorld (and probably other programs) status in the *A program. *G was meaning Star Gold status level, which is their alliance-wide status providing many benefits such as lounge access and upgrades etc.
  6. Platy

    Platy Guest

    Totals for 2004

    Here are some stats on my own 2004 calender year:

    Total flight sectors: 94

    Domestic: 89
    International: 5


    International first award: 1
    International first upgrade: 1
    International J (paid): 2
    International Y (paid): 1
    Domestic Virgin Blue Zone: 10
    Domestic Y (paid): 34
    Domestic J (paid): 22
    Domestic J upgrades: 18
    Domestic J award: 5


    Qantas: 74
    Virgin Blue: 12
    Jetstar: 3
    Macair: 2
    Aeropelican: 1
    British Airways: 1
    British European: 1


    Total miles flown: 110,000

    Total Qantas points earned: 250,000
    Total Qantas status credits earned: 2,080

    I didn't keep track of numerous hotel stays!

    Planning a quieter and less pricey 2005...
  7. HardieBoys

    HardieBoys Member

    Sep 28, 2003
    Domestic sectors = 101
    International sectors = 26 (mainly Asia, also South America and UK)

    Haven't calculated points or SCs
  8. Kiwi Flyer

    Kiwi Flyer Senior Member

    Sep 24, 2004
    Twas the year of the long haul including the inaugural longest commercial flights SIN-LAX and SIN-EWR vv.

    Flown Miles 271,107
    Segments 109

    Airlines 11 (6 new)

    Airports 32 (17 new)

    Countries 17 (9 new)
    (Australia, Brunei Darussalem*, Denmark*, Fiji*, Germany, Greece*, Iceland*, Indonesia*, Ireland*, Japan, Malaysia*, New Zealand, Norway*, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom, US)

    (new marked *)

    Shortest segment WLG-NSN 82 miles
    Longest segment SIN-EWR 9,534 miles

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