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Jan 2, 21, 9:10 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By madrooster

QF is not through-checking bags between domestic...

QF is not through-checking bags between domestic and international at the moment due to the transfer services not being operational. The only exception to this is MEL where the terminals are...
Jan 1, 21, 8:20 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By madrooster

There is currently no international transfer bus...

There is currently no international transfer bus operating from gate 15 at Sydney due to COVID. That means he will need to collect his bag at SYD domestic and take the train or a taxi over to the...
Nov 9, 20, 11:39 am
Replies: 525
Views: 54,380
Posted By madrooster

QR R class is the only J class that is unable to...

QR R class is the only J class that is unable to select seats until check in. Emeralds and sapphires can continue to select seats, free of charge.

However, in Y, W/T/O/N/Q classes are now also...
Oct 26, 20, 4:29 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,884
Posted By madrooster

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/QTR908/history...

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/QTR908/history/20201002/1740Z/OTHH/YSSY

This is the flight in question.
Oct 8, 20, 1:01 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,832
Posted By madrooster

No go via AKL I'm afraid... DOQF146/16OCT...

No go via AKL I'm afraid...


DOQF146/16OCT
*1A PLANNED FLIGHT INFO* QF 146 8 FR 16OCT20 ...
Aug 17, 20, 9:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By madrooster

QR do not provide QF with their full award...

QR do not provide QF with their full award inventory. This has been the case for about a year now. Typically, it's one less than what's available to AA or BA, but in some cases I've seen AA/BA have 3...
Jul 10, 20, 12:49 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By madrooster

In practice it has been the first marketing...

In practice it has been the first marketing carrier's policy that applies, but the respective cabin's allowance applies per journey.

See this dump where I've auto-quoted a LHR-JFK-LHR itinerary,...
Jul 10, 20, 9:33 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By madrooster

OK now that I have a much clearer picture of what...

OK now that I have a much clearer picture of what you're doing, rather than taking a blind guess:

Are the AA and WS segments connecting, ie. less than 24 hours? I am guessing by the behaviour of...
Jul 9, 20, 9:46 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By madrooster

The US DoT exception rule applies here if the...

The US DoT exception rule applies here if the furthest ticketed point is in CA/US. The first marketing carrier determines the allowance for the entire ticket. So, if it's AA and you have AA flights...
Jun 16, 20, 10:07 am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,565
Posted By madrooster

There are examples online on Australian Frequent...

There are examples online on Australian Frequent Flyer where members have been offered a refund with such small time changes, even proactively, on direct bookings when calling in.
Jun 15, 20, 10:44 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 5,565
Posted By madrooster

So you wish to dispute the fact that, as an...

So you wish to dispute the fact that, as an agent, I've processed numerous full no penalty refunds over the past years with schedule changes of 1-5 mins? I use the policy to the advantage of my...
Jun 12, 20, 10:43 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 5,565
Posted By madrooster

The whole ticket can be refunded when there's any...

The whole ticket can be refunded when there's any cancellation or even a 1 minute time change.
Mar 6, 20, 6:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By madrooster

Sapphires only get +15kg not +16kg. This is...

Sapphires only get +15kg not +16kg. This is what's programmed in the departure control system.
Feb 16, 20, 11:10 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By madrooster

Do you mean on a separate booking or also as an...

Do you mean on a separate booking or also as an award by changing the existing QF award ticket?
Feb 8, 20, 6:20 am
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By madrooster

QF publishes fares for SIN-US. So it might be...

QF publishes fares for SIN-US. So it might be cheaper to do it all as one ticket.
Jan 31, 20, 11:25 am
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By madrooster

No benefits whatsoever. EK don't even recognise...

No benefits whatsoever. EK don't even recognise other oneworld FF numbers.
Dec 25, 19, 2:04 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,107
Posted By madrooster

They do. Just because ITA won't price it, doesn't...

They do. Just because ITA won't price it, doesn't mean it doesn't work. Too many on FT think that ITA is the bible and it is most certainly not.\

Talk to a clued up travel agent or QF directly....
Dec 2, 19, 4:39 am
Replies: 454
Views: 90,602
Posted By madrooster

Yes, you can extend it by 1 year but has to be...

Yes, you can extend it by 1 year but has to be done as 2 calls, 6 months at a time. After that it becomes a hard no.
Aug 14, 19, 3:40 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,886
Posted By madrooster

I think it depends on which site/engine you price...

I think it depends on which site/engine you price it on, but in your breakdown it is called "Carrier imposed charge GBP 9.50". This is NOT the 14 AUD carrier surcharge priced on the QFF award booking...
Aug 13, 19, 8:51 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,886
Posted By madrooster

Any QF route, international or domestic. ...

Any QF route, international or domestic.



GST is not charged when AU domestics are ticketed outside of Australia. As BA don't ever ticket an avios redemption inside Australia, no GST ever...
Aug 13, 19, 12:31 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,886
Posted By madrooster

Distribution & Development Levy

It appears that BA avios redemptions on QF now get hit with a Distribution & Development Levy of 12.50 USD per segment.

Does anyone know what this is for?
Aug 3, 19, 11:56 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,785
Posted By madrooster

Yes they do. Look at LAX-HKG or DFW-HKG, or any...

Yes they do. Look at LAX-HKG or DFW-HKG, or any other US to Asia route.

I can confirm the YR surcharge is AA filed not QF filed. This means other FFPs like CX would have this YR surcharge too.
Aug 1, 19, 11:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By madrooster

If you are crafty with how you structure your...

If you are crafty with how you structure your international fares, you can be paying as little as $30 in confirmed J for QF transcons... but you need a clued up travel agent to do that.
Jul 24, 19, 2:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By madrooster

I've got the same issue but have yet to contact...

I've got the same issue but have yet to contact IB about it. Avios seem to still post OK to the account and I've had no issues then sweeping the avios out using combine my avios (by pulling from BA).
Jul 10, 19, 9:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By madrooster

Thank you for checking your history. I suspected...

Thank you for checking your history. I suspected as much that it's not enforced.
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