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Dec 8, 19, 7:37 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,992
Posted By Wtravel

The economic rationale may also be this: if only...

The economic rationale may also be this: if only very few pax actually pay the “premium” seat fee, and most of those few are willing to pay a higher fee, the fee may as well be increased to generate...
Nov 18, 19, 3:53 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By Wtravel

The VPN issue has been around for quite some...

The VPN issue has been around for quite some time. I even have it at times when not using VPN, which is a complete pain! At least then, or when logged in (when they even know who it is, so not the...
Nov 16, 19, 10:51 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By Wtravel

That depends on the numbers, and given the data...

That depends on the numbers, and given the data crunching airlines do, I am sure some of the other carriers that do release last minute award space on flights with good spare availability of...
Nov 15, 19, 8:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By Wtravel

In my experience chances are close to 0 at this...

In my experience chances are close to 0 at this late stage. As others have posted, I have also experienced business cabins going close to half empty without any last minute awards or even upgrades...
Replies: 796
Views: 215,322
Posted By Wtravel

^^ while I understand the concept, I get the...

^^ while I understand the concept, I get the impression with the new system LH didn’t quite get it right as to ensuring that the incentive costs are less than the profits on additional revenue, as...
Nov 12, 19, 9:39 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wtravel

Cont. Europe to SIN and SIN to DXB. Just recently...

Cont. Europe to SIN and SIN to DXB. Just recently a colleague of mine flew on a (revenue) ZRH-SIN flight in C, where they were not releasing any award seats even last minute, and the cabin ended up...
Nov 11, 19, 3:20 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,099
Posted By Wtravel

At least in Dubai (and since that is part of the...

At least in Dubai (and since that is part of the UAE it should be the same in AUH) the rule is 3 months remaining validity if the stay is 90 days or less (which practically means every non-resident...
Nov 11, 19, 11:51 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wtravel

(Lack of) Award Availability

Hi,

Since SQ has introduced the system of confirming or cancelling w/l‘s for award flights 14 days out I get the impression that it is practically impossible to get award seats during those last...
Nov 9, 19, 7:34 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,202
Posted By Wtravel

A330 cancellations ZRH-JFK-ZRH

Booked on LX17 tonight (Nov 9) which just got cancelled. When checking I saw that LX14/17 was also already cancelled yesterday (Nov 8).

Anyone know whether there they are currently operating with...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 31, 19, 3:58 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By Wtravel

For stays of less than three months (which is...

For stays of less than three months (which is practically everybody that is not resident) the Dubai entry requirement is validity of 3 months from the date of entry, which is also what it states...
Oct 29, 19, 6:22 am
Replies: 21
Views: 5,345
Posted By Wtravel

I agree that the seats on the 380s are on the...

I agree that the seats on the 380s are on the narrow side, but then there is a difference there too: elbow width and footwell are better on the newer ones (starting at A6-EEF?). And I much prefer the...
Oct 29, 19, 6:09 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,881
Posted By Wtravel

:D certainly 0 incentive for me to increase my...

:D certainly 0 incentive for me to increase my spend by that much just to get the vouchers (As I have posted on another thread previously, I end up as Plat by default, the benefits have no bearing on...
Oct 28, 19, 10:12 am
Replies: 29
Views: 9,924
Posted By Wtravel

Just found the answer to my question: according...

Just found the answer to my question: according to EK the multiplier only works if purchased during the initial booking process, once that is done it is no longer possible to add it to a booking,...
Oct 28, 19, 9:10 am
Replies: 29
Views: 9,924
Posted By Wtravel

This doesn‘t work with me. While I get the...

This doesn‘t work with me. While I get the multiplier option on the website, when I click on it, it takes me to manage my bookings, where under my flights there is no option to multiply.
Oct 28, 19, 9:07 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,039
Posted By Wtravel

You can do an online check in for KHI and print...

You can do an online check in for KHI and print (mobile BP doesn’t work) the BP yourself, so that is not the issue. But as others have pointed out, they will do a document check when departing DXB,...
Oct 28, 19, 8:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,881
Posted By Wtravel

Thanks. The „It also indicates that existing...

Thanks. The „It also indicates that existing Platinum members will have access to it starting from the beginning of their next membership year.“ probably also explains why I can‘t find any data...
Oct 28, 19, 8:35 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,881
Posted By Wtravel

Thanks. Can‘t seem to find any of that info after...

Thanks. Can‘t seem to find any of that info after I log in, though.
Oct 28, 19, 8:32 am
Replies: 37
Views: 10,186
Posted By Wtravel

Couldn‘t agree more. Same issue here, I end up as...

Couldn‘t agree more. Same issue here, I end up as Plat by default, Would not target it if I had other options. And that is what EK is banking on: why offer additional (revenue-eating) perks if you...
Oct 28, 19, 4:58 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,881
Posted By Wtravel

New EK Platinum Benefits?

Hi

A recent EK Skywards Press release titled „25 million members and still soaring“ posted under the EK News thread states the following: „Platinum members unlock new benefits, including Tier...
Oct 28, 19, 3:49 am
Replies: 47
Views: 16,824
Posted By Wtravel

My reference to „ripped off“ was not in the sense...

My reference to „ripped off“ was not in the sense of „deliberate“. In my cases it is simply due to quality and/or placement of the tag, not deliberate action by someone. Also agree that container...
Oct 27, 19, 7:44 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,943
Posted By Wtravel

Mies & Cash is usually by far the worst way of...

Mies & Cash is usually by far the worst way of using miles, and only makes sense if miles would expire otherwise and cannot be used for an award ticket or upgrade as not enough. A bunch of carriers...
Oct 27, 19, 7:38 am
Replies: 47
Views: 16,824
Posted By Wtravel

My experience as Plat is that my priority F tags...

My experience as Plat is that my priority F tags do seem to fall off every once in a while, although luckily that usually only happens after they are loaded into the right container. It has to do...
Oct 27, 19, 7:33 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,468
Posted By Wtravel

Agree (as a non-vegetarian) that It would be...

Agree (as a non-vegetarian) that It would be appropriate for EK to add a vegetarian choice, at least in the J cabin (although many other carriers even do so in Y, not least for cost reasons)....
Aug 21, 19, 9:30 pm
Replies: 476
Views: 149,660
Posted By Wtravel

Thanks!

Thanks!
Aug 20, 19, 11:01 pm
Replies: 476
Views: 149,660
Posted By Wtravel

Sorry if I missed this somewhere in the thread,...

Sorry if I missed this somewhere in the thread, but are all the C class single A and K seats throne seats like on the 777, or is it like on the A330 where only the left side A seats are thrones,...
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