If you're not already a member of the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program, now is a great time to join! Singapore Airlines is currently offering 1,000 bonus KrisFlyer miles to new members who sign up by 31 March, 2018. The program is free to join. The 1,000 bonus KrisFlyer miles will take 4 to 6 weeks to credit to your new account. As with all KrisFlyer miles, the miles … [Read more...]
Non Australian Airlines
Non Australian Airlines is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Non Australian Airlines including American Airlines, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, and selected other airlines.
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Non Australian Airlines you should definitely read our on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award as you will be travelling on at least two non-Australian airlines.
AFF member agentgerko has lost a substantial amount of Amex points after attempting to transfer them to the Etihad Guest program. This member transferred the points on 26 January this year. Despite numerous complaints and follow-up phone calls, the miles are now nowhere to be seen. Etihad Guest transfers from Amex are supposed to take "about 7 business days" but so far it has … [Read more...]
It's common knowledge that you can redeem Qantas points for Emirates flights. It also works in reverse; you can redeem Emirates Skywards miles on Qantas. If you happen to have spare Skywards miles, Qantas redemptions are relatively good value. But, as we'll explain shortly, you shouldn't transfer points to Skywards for the specific purpose of booking Qantas flights. How to … [Read more...]
A little-known South American airline has announced plans for a unique route that would connect Perth to Buenos Aires in just 15 hours. The non-stop flights between Argentina and Perth would continue to a final destination in Asia, which is likely to be Singapore. The flights would be operated by Norwegian Air Argentina. This low-cost carrier only recently started operations … [Read more...]
Norfolk Island Airlines will cease all passenger services from 17 March 2018. The airline, which currently operates the Brisbane-Norfolk Island route, already suspended flights between Auckland and the small island earlier this year. The withdrawal of Norfolk Island Airlines leaves Air New Zealand with a monopoly on flights to the Australian territory north-west of New … [Read more...]