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Oz Fest 15 Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia. USA Memorial Day Weekend May 25-27, 2018

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Old May 21, 18, 7:27 pm
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Originally Posted by krazykanuck View Post
Had an easy drive up to Dallas today, so just at the DFW Centurion Lounge sipping a cocktail and debating if I care enough to go find the AA Premium Lounge. Leaning towards no. After a shower and a few cocktails, lets do this short flight to SYD.
Save some room for whats in store for you onboard
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Old May 21, 18, 8:30 pm
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Originally Posted by krazykanuck View Post
Had an easy drive up to Dallas today, so just at the DFW Centurion Lounge sipping a cocktail and debating if I care enough to go find the AA Premium Lounge. Leaning towards no. After a shower and a few cocktails, lets do this short flight to SYD.
IIRC he's only in J. Best go check out the lounge.

Seated in the LAX Alaska Lounge "best maximize the lounge time" I overheard. I just stopped in long enough to get my QF boarding pass to stop at the FlAAgship Lounge enroute to TBIT...

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Finally got to try the burger @ QF F lounge and Calamari. Both excellent.

The steak was ok.

This is a hoppin' lounge!
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Heading out. Due in Brisbane in about 20 hours
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Looks like 5B?
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Im confused by 3K.

We've had a pair of medicals on QF94. They are looking for luggage now. The bubbles keep flowing though
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I’m starting to feel like another in the group. We had another delay, but the door is closed now so there is hope.

Captain said in 30 years of flying, this was a first for him.

There’s pushback.
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Due to arrive 9:20am ...

Good thing you had a 16 hour transit in MEL!
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Making my way on DL41 toward SYD. GUC did not clear - last time I checked I was #7 in line with all seats full.

Good bulkhead seat, though, so I am comfortable.

After SYD, I will fly to BNE and shuttle up to Noosa. Looking forward to a real bed and then the arrival of some folks on Thursday!
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I depart tonight. Arrive SYD on Thursday, enjoy the city for the day, overnight at the Intercontinental near Circular Quay. Then a quick flight Friday morning to MCY. I plan to do the Sunset Cruise before dinner.

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We've had a pair of medicals on QF94. They are looking for luggage now. The bubbles keep flowing though
Reminds me of a Delta flight I took in the 1990's, SLC-AUS. While boarding, the passenger seated near me fainted - medical staff boarded and moved the passenger to health care facilities. Flight eventually departs and near AUS another passenger had a seizure - when we arrived at the gate everyone remained seated until medical staff brought the passenger a wheelchair. Two different medical emergencies on the same flight.
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Old May 22, 18, 2:38 pm
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Originally Posted by angra View Post
Making my way on DL41 toward SYD. GUC did not clear - last time I checked I was #7 in line with all seats full.

Good bulkhead seat, though, so I am comfortable.

After SYD, I will fly to BNE and shuttle up to Noosa. Looking forward to a real bed and then the arrival of some folks on Thursday!
Let me know if you're up to anything Wednesday. I just arrived in SYD.
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Old May 22, 18, 4:07 pm
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Looks like 5B?
Indeed it is. I booked back in October which probably helped me secure that seat.

Tom in the Qantas domestic lounge at SYD
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Originally Posted by krazykanuck View Post
Let me know if you're up to anything Wednesday. I just arrived in SYD.
I'm immediately off to Noosa. I need a solid day of rest to keep up with you hooligans.
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Have started the long haul connection. Will be arriving BNE Thursday am and by evening will be plunging into the Oz fesr pre do etc. Flying AC YVR-BNE.
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Old May 22, 18, 6:49 pm
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Originally Posted by serfty View Post
Due to arrive 9:20am ...

Good thing you had a 16 hour transit in MEL!
Yeah, there were quite a few missed connections. They were announcing flights people were being rebooked on. I felt sorry for those rebooked on the 5000 series QF flights

We also had a further arrival delay due to ATC so touchdown was 9:51 AM. Sounds like we were within 30 minutes of a crew timeout too.

Sitting in the QF MEL Biz domestic lounge thanks to everyone's tips. Slept well on the flight, and about to make the jump into town.
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