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May 16, 15, 1:46 am
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Posted By mushez

A6-EBO had last night for me, EK432 SIN-BNE which...

A6-EBO had last night for me, EK432 SIN-BNE which was a surprise and some compensation for the older IFE system and seats in her given she is now 9 years old.

Was my first EK777 wifi experience,...
Replies: 471
Views: 188,931
Posted By mushez

Just buy a $1,000-$3,000 car on the likes of...

Just buy a $1,000-$3,000 car on the likes of www.trademe.co.nz with enough WOF and Rego for your trip, Rego is easy to buy and is just $$$ - roughly $30-40 per month from any local post shop, however...
Mar 15, 15, 7:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By mushez

Been here, done that. Unless upgraded/available...

Been here, done that. Unless upgraded/available at same time - you will be charged the higher point to point mile rate, than pay the difference had you/could you upgrade them all at the same time.
Mar 15, 15, 7:30 am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,891
Posted By mushez

I hear you on the running of the gauntlet to...

I hear you on the running of the gauntlet to board with Y PAX when in J - but tends to only be a 777 issue and never an A380 issue.

Always wondered why they have one bridge for the 8 max F pax...
Mar 15, 15, 3:01 am
Replies: 325
Views: 78,420
Posted By mushez

I'm on EK348 on 1st May, not much help - just...

I'm on EK348 on 1st May, not much help - just saying.
Jun 5, 14, 10:35 am
Replies: 424
Views: 136,623
Posted By mushez

I prefer to fly EK and status running to get to...

I prefer to fly EK and status running to get to Platnum. I am BNE/AKL based, but had business to do in both the USA and China.

I was on two PNR's - BNE-LAX return with a DXB-PVG return thrown in...
Jun 5, 14, 10:17 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,849
Posted By mushez

9K is my preferred J seat in the 3 class 77w. ...

9K is my preferred J seat in the 3 class 77w.

Can't stand 6 or 8 due to wall mounted screens.

Can't stand 7a/k, not so much for the window issue, but more so that the aircraft frame is narrower...
Jun 5, 14, 10:09 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By mushez

I would assume you would qualify for Dubai...

I would assume you would qualify for Dubai connect with a 12 hour layover.
May 24, 14, 8:52 am
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Views: 367,402
Posted By mushez

EK don't hand out lounge passes, lounge access is...

EK don't hand out lounge passes, lounge access is printed on your boarding pass and your boarding pass is scanned upon entering an EK Lounge to check if access is permitted. So pointless in asking....
May 24, 14, 8:39 am
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Views: 367,402
Posted By mushez

EK the miles are on a pre calculated point to...

EK the miles are on a pre calculated point to point basis, more accurately geographical region to geographical region. I have not looked into your case, but you may find you are only earning miles...
May 24, 14, 8:18 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,332
Posted By mushez

Silver as a status is not that great and...

Silver as a status is not that great and personally Gold would be the only status worth mile running for to get it.

However really it is a personal choice and is up to each individual to weigh...
May 24, 14, 7:57 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By mushez

buying a coach fare and then upgrading with miles...

buying a coach fare and then upgrading with miles at check is the best option if you wanted to upgrade one sector.

Also as another pointed out, look at adding another flight as it is more...
May 24, 14, 7:44 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,617
Posted By mushez

What you get is luck of the draw. Have had both...

What you get is luck of the draw. Have had both new and old on all the A380 routes I have flown and even been on EDB which was put on EK435
May 24, 14, 7:31 am
Replies: 26
Views: 6,020
Posted By mushez

1- Y-J email cash upgrades are most often because...

1- Y-J email cash upgrades are most often because they are significantly undersold in J for that flight on that day.

2- It also seems to only be offered to people with no status, e.g. Blue
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May 15, 14, 5:49 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,423
Posted By mushez

Very plausible, I think I have had one since I...

Very plausible, I think I have had one since I have been gold. I always tend to get them only when my wife and kids on a different PNR are on the same flight and there is no way I can take up the...
May 15, 14, 5:40 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By mushez

As others have said, they tend to use the same...

As others have said, they tend to use the same gates/gates close/side the lounge is and the luggage carasol is often the closest to where you come out from immigration the side of their lounge. If...
May 14, 14, 7:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By mushez

When do you fly? Have you booked already? You...

When do you fly? Have you booked already? You are flying to DXB as your end destination, or looking at beyond? If DXB only, did you consider booking to CMB or CDG and looking at the miles and cost...
May 14, 14, 7:13 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,423
Posted By mushez

Offers are emailed at random to fliers on a few...

Offers are emailed at random to fliers on a few flights. My experience is they are sent out on flights anywhere from a week out where the flight is significant undersold in J. They are random and...
May 14, 14, 7:08 am
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Views: 208,444
Posted By mushez

I might be wrong, but I think only Gold and...

I might be wrong, but I think only Gold and Platinum can upgrade on board and not a feature a silver member can.

Also I have found any staff member can do so.
Apr 26, 14, 1:57 am
Replies: 424
Views: 136,623
Posted By mushez

Upgrade given: Y - J Upgrade location: Gate...

Upgrade given: Y - J

Upgrade location: Gate

Route: DXB-PVG

Flight number: EK302 (A380)

Type of ticket: Flex
Apr 1, 14, 6:35 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By mushez

Plan in place, all my flights are booked, will be...

Plan in place, all my flights are booked, will be Platinum come 20th July.
Mar 24, 14, 8:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By mushez

Does anyone know if the partnership includes...

Does anyone know if the partnership includes Frequent Flyer membership recognition, or is the tie up simply a miles earning exercise?

I am EK Gold, and looking at whom I should fly with throughout...
Mar 21, 14, 7:15 am
Replies: 96
Views: 24,011
Posted By mushez

I love my power bank gift and you can use with...

I love my power bank gift and you can use with 5/5s if you simply use your lightning cable, usb into power bank perfectly.

Traveling in Asia, Powerbanks are normal part of most peoples day to day...
Mar 21, 14, 5:11 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By mushez

First off, I do plan to continue to fly and to...

First off, I do plan to continue to fly and to fly with EK, and do fly monthly. I do appreciate what Gold delivers to me and cannot see any extra major benefits that Platinum will deliver and would...
Mar 11, 14, 8:44 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By mushez

EK Soft Landing

Just trying to get it confirmed, as well if anyone had it happen to them, that EK Soft Land people who fail to re-qualify.

Say you are Platinum and fail to even get 20k Tier Miles, do you soft...
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