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Jun 2, 19, 11:21 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,027
Posted By kangaroo route

VH OEB.Finally retired today. Just landed in...

VH OEB.Finally retired today. Just landed in SFO on qf73. Theres no qf74 tonight. Instead she is off to the desert tomorrow. Was not the greatest flight as a 1.40 hour delay (had to wait...
May 18, 19, 10:48 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,010
Posted By kangaroo route

What happened us the Tech crew went out of hours...

What happened us the Tech crew went out of hours (the other flights you saw that continued probably had shorter inbound sectors so crew had more hours left). Basically if they had turned plane...
Mar 5, 17, 3:45 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,249
Posted By kangaroo route

I had a very similar situation on same route...

I had a very similar situation on same route syd-sin-lhr except I was using 2 vouchers for 3 family members to travel with me. We were like you on the inbound. I needed to stay in Sydney about a...
Feb 24, 17, 11:19 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 8,481
Posted By kangaroo route

As others have said the best action seems to be...

As others have said the best action seems to be to do your own research, make own arrangements if necessary, then present it to BA and ask them to approve it.
My recent experience last month was a...
Mar 7, 15, 4:18 am
Replies: 31
Views: 5,799
Posted By kangaroo route

This is interesting. Good use of data analytics,...

This is interesting. Good use of data analytics, but maybe unintended consequences. I always thought there were three types of airlines that i fly. Those that never or very rarely upgrade (SQ)...
Feb 27, 15, 3:59 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,901
Posted By kangaroo route

bA doesnt upgrade kids. At least they didnt a...

bA doesnt upgrade kids. At least they didnt a couple or so years ago. In BKK no 2 son and i (ba ggl, qf cl when they cared) got the magic beep from J to F but then on second thoughts they said 'no...
Mar 7, 14, 4:30 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,288
Posted By kangaroo route

For what its worth, i had similar experience in...

For what its worth, i had similar experience in dxb, but in that case per-dxb-vie-bru - and the dxb-vie had tech problem after leaving the gate, delayed on tamac for 2 hours. I realised this would...
Jul 9, 13, 12:27 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 12,187
Posted By kangaroo route

3 go around on same flight into Conakry, Guinea...

3 go around on same flight into Conakry, Guinea last August .. Still rainy season. Air france 330 from paris via mauretania. we landed on 4th attempt or it would have been off to Dakar. rumour of...
Jan 12, 13, 5:26 pm
Replies: 158
Views: 29,768
Posted By kangaroo route

Update on this. The former business lounge (the...

Update on this. The former business lounge (the one that was refurbished couple years back) is now closed and the former first lounge is the only lounge available for QF/BA pax (unless people wanted...
Nov 29, 12, 3:43 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,976
Posted By kangaroo route

Doing the same with the family, flying the return...

Doing the same with the family, flying the return back to London for christmas, joker plus 2 guf2 and 2 amex vouchers. 4 first returns lhr-syd for 400k miles...(and a huge amount of charges)
Nov 15, 12, 3:52 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,378
Posted By kangaroo route

I asked our account manager about this. He...

I asked our account manager about this. He followed up with qantas loyalty and was told there is no text option. HTML only. Thats it. He said they quoted so e statistic that 90 something percent of...
Nov 8, 12, 2:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By kangaroo route

I had this happen on syd-sin-lhr recently in J as...

I had this happen on syd-sin-lhr recently in J as well. I think only the first part of the message shows on the boarding pass reader and while you can see your seat number name and word 'pax regrade'...
Jul 21, 12, 2:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,098
Posted By kangaroo route

I took this in F in late May and it was a...

I took this in F in late May and it was a breakfast menu... No Caviar. Did have a beef dish but the rest was very breakfasty, eggs, fruit etc. There was a snack service later but no lunch/ dinner,...
Jan 4, 12, 3:31 am
Replies: 59
Views: 4,485
Posted By kangaroo route

Just did our once every 18 or 24 months LHR-SYD...

Just did our once every 18 or 24 months LHR-SYD rt GGL 'joker' Redemption for all 4 of the family in first. Used 2 amex vouchers and 2 GUF2s
- the good news, only 400k avios needed.... Must be one...
Nov 27, 11, 2:39 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,484
Posted By kangaroo route

As a non representative sample i am on the 63...

As a non representative sample i am on the 63 tomorrow and was one of 3 seats allocated in F with F1A0J1CD0Y1 a sure sign of major overbooking...(mine is A class) Now 14hours before the flight there...
Oct 20, 11, 5:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By kangaroo route

Including invol / op upgrades...

Including invol / op upgrades...
Oct 8, 11, 4:18 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,699
Posted By kangaroo route

Yes, i got my outstanding qantas club refunded on...

Yes, i got my outstanding qantas club refunded on hitting lifetime gold as well. I think it was in 2005 but might have been earlier. I did have to write in, worth a try i'd say.
Sep 2, 11, 9:27 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,592
Posted By kangaroo route

They are on the no fly list for 2 companies both...

They are on the no fly list for 2 companies both MNCs that i work closely with. I.e. I cannot fly them on business for those companies.
Probably a good reason for that.
Replies: 22
Views: 2,105
Posted By kangaroo route

Not AA... But SQ (hardly generous for exemptions)...

Not AA... But SQ (hardly generous for exemptions) surprised me in this way, this year... I was PPS for a few years, which you get for over 25k$ spend each year (more blatant version of eqp i guess)...
Aug 20, 11, 3:32 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,847
Posted By kangaroo route

I was on the same flight last night, and asked...

I was on the same flight last night, and asked the csm who i recognised from wednesdays flight on the 11 which was also subbed. He said there was an oil leak from the engine and they could not fix it...
Jul 31, 11, 5:17 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By kangaroo route

May be too late, but i used it several times on a...

May be too late, but i used it several times on a short connection... Simple gym, 1 treadmill, 1 bike, 1 crosstrainer and some weights. So not much good if more than 3 people, but most i saw is 1...
Jul 15, 11, 5:07 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,170
Posted By kangaroo route

There are some benefits to your choice of...

There are some benefits to your choice of locations UK and Australia.

First of all SYD PER is just over 2000 miles so achieves long haul 120 tier points. For a 4 and a bit hour flight...

s...
Jul 1, 11, 11:42 am
Replies: 3,758
Views: 571,391
Posted By kangaroo route

In my (very) recent experience, it will reappear....

In my (very) recent experience, it will reappear. Just did the same - upgrading a return mxp-lhr for 59 and on the next screen, selecting to decline the outbound which was 120 at the time... 2 days...
Feb 25, 11, 4:12 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,674
Posted By kangaroo route

This seat blocking seems to follow the altea...

This seat blocking seems to follow the altea (departure management system) passenger rankings... there may be many blocked seats at T-80 but as the flight fills up when more book or teansfer to it,...
Feb 25, 11, 3:25 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,372
Posted By kangaroo route

If you are flying QF at that rate, you will be in...

If you are flying QF at that rate, you will be in the top 200 QF FFers for sure (i have been, last 2 years, with only 8000 or so SC each year) 2009 I received 2 bottles of Grange at Christmas with a...
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