Since the Australian Tax Office began accepting credit card payments in 2009, AFF member cove and his family have earned 100 million frequent flyer points by paying tax bills they had to pay anyway. Those points have allowed his family to travel the world in luxury ever since. Who knew paying tax could be so rewarding?! In Episode 50 of the AFF on AIR podcast, cove tells … [Read more...]
AFF on AIR Podcast
Keep up with the latest airline, aviation and loyalty program news with AFF on AIR, the Australian Frequent Flyer's fortnightly podcast.
Hosted by Australian Frequent Flyer editor Matt Graham, this free podcast features interviews with experts from the travel industry with insightful tips and tricks for all Australian travellers.
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On 16 November 1920, Queensland And Northern Territory Aerial Services (or QANTAS for short) was incoporated. This makes next Monday, 16 November 2020, the airline's 100th birthday! But there's a lot more to the story of Qantas, and the people who founded it, than the signing of a piece of paper. In Episode 49 of the AFF on AIR podcast, Qantas Founders Museum curator Tom … [Read more...]
Think you're a fan of the Boeing 747? You haven't met Andrew Newnham yet... Many Australians have used the coronavirus lockdown to work on projects around the house. Canberra-based Andrew Newnham (whose AFF handle is harvyk) is no exception. But instead of reseeding his lawn, installing a new kitchen or painting the house, Andrew decided to build a life-size Boeing 747 … [Read more...]
Flybuys Chief Operating Officer Phil Hawkins knows a thing or two about loyalty programs. He was with Flybuys right back when the Australian loyalty program launched in 1994! In Episode 47 of the AFF on AIR podcast, Phil Hawkins joins Matt Graham to discuss all aspects of the Flybuys program including its partnership with Velocity Frequent Flyer and why targeted offers are … [Read more...]
You don’t see them as a passenger, and when you do hear about them, it’s probably because your airline is blaming them for a delay. But Air Traffic Controllers are absolutely critical to the ensuring you arrive at your destination safely. Ever wondered what exactly an Air Traffic Controller does, and what kind of training they need to do? In Episode 46 of the AFF on AIR … [Read more...]