Royal Jordanian Airlines may not be the first airline you think of when planning a trip to Europe. But the Oneworld airline and Qantas partner operates flights between Asia and 18 European destinations via its hub in Amman, Jordan. This is good to know because Royal Jordanian has excellent award availability in both Economy and Business class. Royal Jordanian flies daily … [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.
Would you like to enjoy the benefits of Star Alliance status for free? United Airlines, a member of Star Alliance, offers a complimentary status match "challenge" to frequent flyers of other airlines. It takes just a few minutes to request a United Status Match Challenge online. Once approved, you'll be able to enjoy the benefits of Star Alliance status for 90 days. The … [Read more...]
You may be aware of the Oneworld Explorer round-the-world fares that allow you to circle the globe on Oneworld airlines. But did you know that several Oneworld airlines, including Finnair, sell mini round-the-world tickets for just a fraction of the price? Finnair sells a round-the-world product that allows you to travel to Europe via Asia, returning via North America with … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]