Virgin Australia is currently offering 3x Velocity points on new Virgin flight bookings! This offer is running until Monday, 1 April 2019. Triple Velocity points apply to flights marketed and operated by Virgin Australia, for travel any time until 18 February 2020. This includes domestic and international Virgin flights in all classes of travel, but the triple points do not … [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.
Did you know that fear of flying affects roughly 1 in 4 people? While there is no perfect cure for a fear of flying, the good news is that it is possible to minimise the discomfort. Peter Chin, who runs Fear of Flying courses at Flight Experience in Perth, joined me on the latest episode of the AFF on Air podcast to discuss this topic. According to Peter, turbulence is … [Read more...]
Malindo Air will launch non-stop flights from Adelaide to Bali from 16 April 2019. The 4x weekly flights, to be operated by Boeing 737s, will continue from Bali to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. The new Malindo Air flights were originally announced last month, but tickets only went on sale this week. Jetstar is the only other airline to currently fly direct between Adelaide … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines will increase the cost of KrisFlyer Star Alliance awards in Business and First Class from 16 April 2019. When redeeming KrisFlyer miles, the Star Alliance award chart is used for any booking that includes travel on a Star Alliance partner airline/s. This covers bookings exclusively on a partner airline, such as Thai Airways or Air New Zealand. Bookings … [Read more...]
IN BRIEF | American Airlines has quietly increased the cost of buying AAdvantage miles. But as compensation, the airline has removed the pesky per-transaction processing charge that previously applied to purchases of the airline's frequent flyer currency. In addition, there is now a minimum purchase of 2,000 AAdvantage miles per transaction - up from 1,000 miles. American … [Read more...]