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Jan 9, 19, 2:52 am
Replies: 238
Views: 19,905
Posted By Platy

Seriously tragic and pathetic. Travel safe.

Seriously tragic and pathetic. Travel safe.
Jan 8, 19, 10:39 pm
Replies: 238
Views: 19,905
Posted By Platy

It needs to be explicit on the QF website. ...

It needs to be explicit on the QF website.

Which it isn't.

It's ambiguous.

And incorrect on QF's own retail website.

Wouldn't that be more and absolutely explicit?
Jan 7, 19, 3:28 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 5,775
Posted By Platy

Actually the OP wrote (with an undercurrent of...

Actually the OP wrote (with an undercurrent of humour):

[redacted]

Hardly the same as the personal denigration you are making of the OP (by presuming they would be rude to lounge staff)...or...
Jan 7, 19, 5:05 am
Replies: 56
Views: 5,775
Posted By Platy

And interpolating from the tone of your post...

And interpolating from the tone of your post about your readiness to demean the OP say about you you?!

Please explain why paying over $900 for a QC subscription makes you a DYKWIA? (not that the...
Jan 6, 19, 4:36 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 5,775
Posted By Platy

Some questions: 1) is QF actually closing...

Some questions:

1) is QF actually closing lounges in the holiday period to save cash
2) in the course of directing QC folk to the Business lounge is QF either (a) maintaining the business lounge...
Jan 3, 19, 2:56 pm
Replies: 611
Views: 152,434
Posted By Platy

So...folk may need to be patient and resist the...

So...folk may need to be patient and resist the temptation to make bold conclusions about forward availability on the immediately available inventory data and perhaps be less believing of some of the...
Jan 3, 19, 4:35 am
Replies: 611
Views: 152,434
Posted By Platy

Hmmm....I made a contract with the airline which...

Hmmm....I made a contract with the airline which cited a "guaranteed" airfare.

"High spending members" (whatever that is suppose to mean) have no such guarantee with regard to their loyalty...
Jan 3, 19, 4:09 am
Replies: 611
Views: 152,434
Posted By Platy

Excellent post (IMHO). A couple of points...

Excellent post (IMHO).

A couple of points for consideration:

1) Any competent organisation maintains a risk management plan - an error in entering a fare categorisation would feature in such...
Jan 3, 19, 3:54 am
Replies: 611
Views: 152,434
Posted By Platy

Your statement (respectfully) only holds true (if...

Your statement (respectfully) only holds true (if at all) in the event that the volume of actual tickets sold drives a shift in the ratio of availability of inventory of varying categories. I dare...
Jan 2, 19, 10:41 pm
Replies: 611
Views: 152,434
Posted By Platy

Yes, indeed It may be the case that CX are trying...

Yes, indeed It may be the case that CX are trying to balance quite a number of factors.

They are certainly receiving some worldwide publicity on their decision to honour these fares.

Similarly,...
Jan 2, 19, 9:59 pm
Replies: 611
Views: 152,434
Posted By Platy

But there is an element of discrimination in your...

But there is an element of discrimination in your argument, if only to the extent that you do not consider that those who have bought these fares should have their contracts honoured. And the reason...
Jan 2, 19, 9:30 pm
Replies: 611
Views: 152,434
Posted By Platy

Why gnashing of teeth?! Because the great...

Why gnashing of teeth?! Because the great unwashed, who apparently according to some don't deserve to access premium per these cheap fares, would have ignorant expectations about the probability of...
Jan 2, 19, 2:41 am
Replies: 611
Views: 152,434
Posted By Platy

As published in Bloomberg: ...

As published in Bloomberg:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-02/cathay-sells-16-000-premium-seats-for-675-in-ticketing-blooper

Crossing fingers for my HAN-HKG-SFO return in F for...
Dec 25, 18, 3:40 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 924
Posted By Platy

If travelling on a budget take the best fare you...

If travelling on a budget take the best fare you can find for each flight!

Otherwise look carefully at the point earn rate and redemption rates on Alaska Airlines to credit your QF flights for the...
Dec 25, 18, 3:34 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 12,651
Posted By Platy

So FT is not peppered with advice on status runs,...

So FT is not peppered with advice on status runs, how to take extra flights to maximise status credit return, the offshore opportunities (e.g. in the days of instant upgrades and how many sectors you...
Dec 21, 18, 11:19 pm
Replies: 238
Views: 19,905
Posted By Platy

Maybe not. But it makes QF look pretty stupid if...

Maybe not. But it makes QF look pretty stupid if it is selling cabin bags on its own website which are clearly claimed to be compliant in the product description.

But then, the wording on QF's...
Dec 20, 18, 3:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By Platy

They also have a link t the top of their homepage...

They also have a link t the top of their homepage on their responses to the ACCC

https://www.qantas.com/au/en/book-a-trip/flights/accc-undertaking.html

A point of note for those certain...
Dec 18, 18, 3:09 pm
Replies: 238
Views: 19,905
Posted By Platy

Why must it be an angry email rather than a...

Why must it be an angry email rather than a cogent and logical one mapping out the reasons why QF is behaving in a manner that the complainant finds (1) inconsistent with years of previous policy (2)...
Dec 17, 18, 2:59 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Platy

And the minor matter of those pesky folk at the...

And the minor matter of those pesky folk at the ACCC expecting legal compliance on representation of consumer rights on refunds...
...
Dec 17, 18, 12:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Platy

Thanks. Seems strange that QF doesn't fix a...

Thanks.

Seems strange that QF doesn't fix a known issue if fully automated process!

Or insert a QA process to check the system if they can't fix the real problem, rather than relying on the...
Dec 16, 18, 6:45 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 9,323
Posted By Platy

Resurrecting an old thread since the topic is...

Resurrecting an old thread since the topic is currently pertinent.

I have rung a number of airlines over the last year or so and had my calls answered within minutes by the majority of them...
Dec 16, 18, 6:32 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Platy

Refund Error (from Online Cancellation)

I must confess to being somewhat lazy when it comes to double checking that he cash component of refunded reward bookings are credited accurately.

However, I did notice an error on my last QF...
Dec 12, 18, 10:38 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,135
Posted By Platy

...whilst hopefully enjoying the well rated...

...whilst hopefully enjoying the well rated business class on WY, the new terminal in MCT and the state of the art A350's on MH...!
Dec 12, 18, 8:33 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,135
Posted By Platy

Would make sense (does anyone still find value in...

Would make sense (does anyone still find value in the old xONEx tix these days?! Oops OT)...
Dec 12, 18, 7:09 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,135
Posted By Platy

Thanks for the extract.

Thanks for the extract.
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