30 Oct '11, 11am

Qantas Derailed My Lufthansa Upgrade

Qantas Derailed My Lufthansa Upgrade

Yup, that's an economy class meal. My upgrade request didn't go through today, as the long haul was heavily overbooked thanks to Qantas passengers scrambling to find other flights. Sure, they are on a different alliance, but Heathrow to Singapore is one of Qantas' busiest routes. It's just my dumb luck that the strike hit on the day of my flight going to and from exactly those cities. I believe that LH starts its new A380 service to Singapore tomorrow; I wonder if the seating capacity on that would have made a difference. I incidentally overheard a purser telling the airbridge staff upon arrival at Changi that they were the last 747. I thought I heard him say that he hopes that they go back empty but I wonder if they will take stranded Qantas people. At least I got an aisle seat just in front of the galley, which not only allowed me to put stuff under my actual seat (rathe...

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