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Old May 26, 17, 2:13 am
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VH-RMD
 
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Originally Posted by Seat 2A View Post
I join jlemon in thanking you for these questions, VH. They're exactly the type I love to see and will no doubt titillate the participants here if only a wee bit.

I was a guest at QANTAS's Captain's Club in Melbourne whilst flying Business Class aboard a 767-200 across the Tasman to Christchurch back in 1987. It was QF's Premium Class lounge back in the day.

Later that year, I flew First Class aboard your namesake Ansett 767-200 on a MEL-SYD-BNE routing. The Golden Wing was Ansett's excellent airport lounge, available to premium class passengers and - perhaps - via membership as well.

I'm going to guess that the Flight Deck was TAA's answer to the Golden Wing. Although I once logged a flight in First Class aboard a TAA 727-200, there wasn't time to visit the lounge.
Correct on all counts, the Captains Club and Flight Deck became the Qantas Club when Qantas subsumed TAA which by then had become Australian Airlines.

Yes, both Golden Wing and Flight Deck were First Class and membership lounges.
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