Note: United is removing award charts and introducing dynamic award pricing for travel on United from 15 November 2019. United Airlines has announced another new promotion on buying miles! Until 26 July 2019, you can get up to 40% off purchases of United MileagePlus miles. Buying United miles during a promotion is a clever way to save money on Star Alliance Business … [Read more...]
Airlines, Miles and Points
Airlines, miles and points is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Qantas, Virgin Australia, non-Australian airlines and the global airline alliances. We also write about the journey itself - the planning and booking, the flight and arrival at your destination.
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Airlines, miles and points you should definitely read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award.
A great Business class seat can make all the difference between a restful and an uncomfortable flight. Across the airline's long-haul and short-haul fleet, there are 6 different types of Qantas Business Class seats. Some are lie-flat seats, while others are recliners. Naturally, some Qantas Business seats are better than others. Until recently, Qantas also had different … [Read more...]
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has officially granted final approval for Qantas to commence its Joint Venture with American Airlines. It follows the tentative approval which was given last month for coordination on trans-Pacific flights between the United States and Australia & New Zealand. The final approval paves the way for Qantas to launch new, non-stop … [Read more...]
If you're flying to, from or within Canada, you're now entitled to up to $1,000 in compensation if your flight is delayed or cancelled. And if you're bumped from a flight due to overbooking, you could receive up to $2,400. As part of new Air Passenger Protection laws, airlines in Canada are also now required to compensate passengers for lost baggage. The new Air Passenger … [Read more...]
Premium airline cabins normally command a significant price premium over Economy. But, occasionally, Business class tickets are in fact cheaper than Economy! AFF members have discovered multiple examples of Virgin Australia Business fares that were cheaper than Economy class on the same flight. So, why does this happen… and why would anyone still book an Economy … [Read more...]