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...]
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.
One member is currently trying to determine the best frequent flyer program to use within the oneworld alliance. This member travels three times per year between Australia and the UK in Business class. Status is the most important consideration for this member, however the ease and value of earning & burning points is also a factor. So my parents are moving to the UK at … [Read more...]
One member is running into problems attempting to select a seat on their upcoming codeshare flights. I have purchased flights with LAN as marketing carrier but operating carrier is QF. I only have a LAN PNR - tried to get the QF one and QF tell me I do not exist in their system from the flights we are on. Speak to LAN and they say that they have said it is a blocked code share … [Read more...]
One of our members is planning a move to the UK and has a dilemma: pack the Qantas Frequent Flyer card or leave it behind and look at new options in the UK? I’m an Australian moving to the UK, and a member of the Qantas FF scheme for a while now, although I do not fly as much as I would like. Anyway, I'm set to be doing more travel for work throughout the UK and EU. My … [Read more...]
With the changes to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program now putting greater emphasis on flying Qantas, perhaps a change is in the air when it comes to alliances. With just over a year having passed since the Emirates/Qantas partnership took to the air, is membership of OneWorld losing favour with Qantas? Is the Virgin model of a virtual network with partners rather than alliances … [Read more...]