One member is running into problems attempting to select a seat on their upcoming codeshare flights. I have purchased flights with LAN as marketing carrier but operating carrier is QF. I only have a LAN PNR - tried to get the QF one and QF tell me I do not exist in their system from the flights we are on. Speak to LAN and they say that they have said it is a blocked code share … [Read more...]
Seat Selection is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. The seat you select can make - or break - your journey! Unfortunately, seat selection is not usually available on most cheap international flights.
One member this week seeks guidance on the correct flight etiquette when faced with a vacant seat in the middle of a three seat row. On a recent trip this flyer experienced fellow pax acting, in their view arrogantly, by completely dominating the vacant middle seat for their own possessions and food tray. Some members believe the appropriate flight etiquette is that the … [Read more...]
This week a member is looking to book a trip to Asia on Singapore Airlines. As a Velocity member, they would like to book with Virgin Australia however to do so would cost $132 more. Understandably they are wondering what, if anything, one gets for that extra $132. Hi, just looking into booking a fare to asia return from Melbourne. Using the Virgin website and then Singapore … [Read more...]
Emirates is often praised for its extravagant business and first class offering. But is the glamour associated with Emirates reflected in economy class? One of our members recently travelled from Melbourne to Singapore on board an Emirates Boeing 777. Despite a small delay, there are plenty of positives about the flight. The young cabin crew are friendly and the meal is … [Read more...]
This week one member’s selected seating was arbitrarily changed at the gate leaving them frustrated and resentful at Virgin ground staff. Our member was flying Darwin to Brisbane on a Virgin flight and requested, and was then duly allocated seat 5C upon check-in. When our member proceeded to the gate, the gate scanner flashed red and indicated that a seat change was necessary. … [Read more...]