Lufthansa boasts one of the world's best First class products. But booking a Lufthansa First class award with frequent flyer points can be challenging. The Opportunity Lufthansa, based in Germany, has one of the world's best First class products. You won't find the bling, bells and whistles of the Middle Eastern carriers... rather, Lufthansa is renowned for its … [Read more...]
Global Airline Alliances
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Global Airline Alliances you should definitely read our guide on How to find Oneworld, Star Alliance & SkyTeam Award Availability.
It has been reported that the Oneworld alliance may soon have a new member airline in China Southern. Based in Guangzhou, China Southern is one of the world's largest airlines and flies to six Australian cities. Should China Southern join Oneworld, this would have significant implications for Australian frequent flyers. China Southern is currently a member of the SkyTeam … [Read more...]
Not only is Hong Kong one of the world's best airports, but it's home to some of the world's best Oneworld airline lounges. There are no less than nine Hong Kong Oneworld lounges available to frequent flyers with Sapphire and Emerald status. This includes Qantas Gold and Platinum members. Cathay Pacific operates six of the Hong Kong Oneworld lounges, each with their own … [Read more...]
Excellent value & award availability: Redeem your points to fly Business Class to South America! After some inspiration on ways to redeem your frequent flyer points? In our new weekly Points Inspiration segment, we highlight an excellent frequent flyer redemption opportunity so you can convert those hard-earned points into a memorable travel … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia currently belongs to a virtual network of partner airlines, including Singapore Airlines, Etihad and Air New Zealand. Virgin flyers can earn and redeem points with each of these partners. Velocity Silver, Gold and Platinum members also enjoy reciprocal status recognition when flying with these airlines. But some members believe that the existing arrangements … [Read more...]