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...]
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.
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...]
Star Alliance Gold status is handy to have when flying with any of the 28 Star Alliance airlines including Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, ANA, Thai Airways and Air Canada. But which is the best frequent flyer program for earning Star Alliance status? This guide analyses the 9 Star Alliance frequent flyer programs that are of most interest to Australians. It explains … [Read more...]
You may soon be able to upgrade with your Qantas Frequent Flyer points on all Oneworld airline flights, including with Qatar Airways, Japan Airlines, British Airways and American Airlines. The Oneworld alliance is currently working on a new "upgrade award" system that would allow frequent flyers with any Oneworld airline to upgrade on flights across the entire alliance. This … [Read more...]
Adria Airways, a Star Alliance member airline based in Slovenia, has filed for bankruptcy. As a result, all Adria Airways flights are cancelled and the airline has ceased operating. While sad news, the bankruptcy of Adria Airways does not come as a surprise. The company has been in financial difficulty for some time, and from Monday 23 September 2019 had already suspended … [Read more...]