After a year of construction work, Qantas has officially opened its brand new domestic Business Lounge at Melbourne Airport. The Qantas Melbourne Business Lounge in the domestic Terminal 1 is not only larger than its predecessor, but it also now comes with an Asian spice bar. Part of the new lounge has already been open for a few months. But the final section of the … [Read more...]
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Qantas will finally open a dedicated First Class lounge in Singapore, addressing the overcrowding problem plaguing the current lounge. But the new Qantas Singapore First Class Lounge won't be open for another year. The new Singapore lounge will include seating for 240 passengers. Qantas promises a "luxurious" design for the lounge, which will offer "premium a la carte … [Read more...]
If you've just completed enough flights to qualify for a higher status tier, you're probably excited to start using your new benefits. But your status doesn't upgrade immediately after completing the necessary flights. Instead, you'll need to wait until the status credits from these flights are credited to your frequent flyer account. This usually takes a few days, but … [Read more...]
Qantas and Cathay Pacific have forged an unlikely codeshare agreement. Qantas will place its "QF" code on 12 Cathay Pacific routes out of Hong Kong, offering Qantas flyers more choices when travelling to Asia. Likewise, Cathay Pacific will place its "CX" code on a range of Qantas domestic flights within Australia. The new Cathay Pacific codeshare agreement will come into … [Read more...]
Qantas has announced plans to upgrade six of its airport lounges. Qantas lounge upgrades are due for Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland, Tokyo, Hobart and Tamworth, with work to begin on some lounges later this year. However, there are no immediate plans to upgrade the overcrowded Qantas Singapore Lounge or the outdated Melbourne International Business Lounge. Here's an overview of … [Read more...]