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...]
Oneworld is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about getting the best value from oneworld airlines. For example, if you already have Qantas Silver Status you can take advantage reciprocal benefits when flying on any oneworld partner airline.
If you want to fly with a Oneworld airline, but aren't flying to or from a Oneworld hub airport, it can be worth looking for Oneworld fifth-freedom routes. Seven of the Oneworld member airlines operate 22 fifth-freedom flights all around the world. This creates more opportunities for passengers booking a Oneworld Explorer round-the-world ticket, redeeming points for a … [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? The Finnair round-the-world fare Finnair sells a round-the-world product that allows you to travel to Europe via Asia, … [Read more...]
On 1 February 1999, five airlines created the Oneworld alliance. At the time, the new alliance promised to "make it as easy as possible for passengers to connect between one another's flights, effectively creating a worldwide route network that will make global travel more convenient for consumers". Twenty years on, four of Oneworld's founding members - Qantas, British Airways, … [Read more...]
Royal Air Maroc has been revealed as the newest recruit of the Oneworld airline alliance. As the national carrier of Morocco, Royal Air Maroc's network will open up many new possibilities for Qantas Frequent Flyer members travelling to Africa. More airline members is great news for the Oneworld alliance. But don’t get too excited just yet - Royal Air Maroc will only become a … [Read more...]