Fifth-Freedom Flights – AIR003


Matt discusses the pros & cons of fifth-freedom flights, Singapore Airlines round-the-world award tickets, a Virgin Australia Gold status shortcut, the latest frequent flyer news, and more.


Episode contents:

  • 0:48 – Fortnightly news round-up
  • 5:07 – Discussion on fifth-freedom flights
  • 18:32 – Virgin Australia Pilot Gold status shortcut
  • 22:32 – Ask Matt: How to book a round-the-world award ticket with Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles
  • 27:45 – Ask Matt: Crediting points and status credits to different airlines?




Frequent Flyer Gazette articles referenced in the fortnightly news round-up:


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Matt Graham
The editor of Australian Frequent Flyer, Matt's passion for travel has taken him to over 60 countries… with the help of frequent flyer points, of course!
Matt's favourite destinations (so far) are Germany, Brazil, New Zealand & Kazakhstan. His interests include economics, aviation & foreign languages, and he has a soft spot for good food and red wine.

You can contact Matt at [email protected]