Royal Brunei Airlines will launch direct flights from Brisbane to Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei, from 11 June 2019. The 4x weekly services will be operated by narrow-body Airbus A320neo aircraft. Royal Brunei already flies daily from Melbourne to Brunei using Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The airline had previously operated flights to Brisbane as well, but these were … [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.
Ever tried to book a frequent flyer redemption ticket, only to be told there's no award availability? If you've ever tried to redeem your frequent flyer points for a flight, you probably answered "yes"! It will often be the case that there's indeed no award availability on the flight you want. But sometimes the availability is there… your computer (or the airline's call … [Read more...]
We all love to get a great deal on Business and First Class flights. There are plenty of legitimate ways to save money on flights, for example by taking advantage of airline sales or redeeming your own frequent flyer points. But some deals are, in fact, too good to be true. You may have come across mileage brokers such as "I Only Fly First Class" or "Alpha Flight Guru". … [Read more...]
An unlucky AFF member experienced the "flight from hell" last week upon returning home from Singapore. A culmination of unfortunate circumstances, including a disruptive passenger, made the flight especially unpleasant for those on board. pgsdiver was a Business class passenger on a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to Sydney last Friday, along with his wife and 3 … [Read more...]
Qantas almost never releases Business or First Class award seats on its flights to London. But if you're planning to travel to the UK in the next month or so, you could be in luck! Qantas has just released a bunch of Premium Economy, Business and First Class award availability from Sydney to London for last-minute travel. The plentiful Qantas award availability to London can … [Read more...]