If you already have elite status with Qantas, Emirates or any other Oneworld or SkyTeam airline, you could be eligible for a Star Alliance status match with TAP Air Portugal. Plus, after getting a Gold status match, you can even nominate a friend or family member to also receive a complimentary Star Alliance Gold membership! With the current TAP Portugal status match … [Read more...]
Global Airline Alliances
Global Airline Alliances is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about oneworld, Star Alliance and the Skyteam alliances. For example, if you already have Qantas Platinum status you can take advantage reciprocal benefits when flying on any oneworld partner airline.
On 1 May 2020, LATAM Airlines will leave the Oneworld alliance. As the only current Oneworld airline based in South America, this will leave a huge hole in the Oneworld alliance network. Although you'll still be able to redeem Qantas Frequent Flyer points for LATAM flights, it won't be possible to include LATAM Airlines as part of any Oneworld Explorer fare or Qantas … [Read more...]
Alaska Airlines has announced that it will join Qantas in the Oneworld alliance in mid-2021. Based in Seattle, Alaska Airlines has a strong network on the U.S. west coast and flies many routes to Hawaii and Alaska. But it is primarily a short-haul airline, flying almost exclusively within the United States except for a few routes to Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. The airline … [Read more...]
In some good news for Qantas Frequent Flyer members, Oneworld has officially announced that Royal Air Maroc will join the alliance on Wednesday 1 April, 2020. The airline's regional subsidiary, Royal Air Maroc Express, will also join Oneworld on this date as an affiliate member. The Moroccan airline, based in Casablanca (airport code: CMN), announced that it will join the … [Read more...]
Want to fly around the world on Star Alliance airlines? Although the mini-RTW fares offered by Lufthansa Group airlines can offer great value, the Star Alliance Round the World fare is the most comprehensive and flexible option. With a Star Alliance Round the World (RTW) ticket, you can fly up to 39,000 miles with up to 15 stopovers along the way. You can fly anywhere that … [Read more...]