Emirates has just reduced the amount of carrier charges payable when redeeming points or miles to fly with the airline. This applies to Emirates award flights booked using Emirates Skywards miles, Qantas Frequent Flyer points, and miles with some other partner airlines too. Emirates has traditionally had extremely high carrier charges. Last year, for example, you would pay … [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, Avianca, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, LATAM Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, and selected other airlines.
If you prefer to stick with Qantas, you can still travel around the world using the Qantas Round the World ticket.
LATAM Airlines has become the latest airline to file for bankruptcy during the COVID-19 travel shutdown, as the company embarks on a reorganisation of the business. The circumstances of the LATAM bankruptcy are similar to those of Virgin Australia as well as Avianca, one of South America's other major airlines. The airline has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United … [Read more...]
Qatar Airways Privilege Club is offering a status match to top-tier members of the Virgin Australia Velocity program. The offer is also available to frequent flyers with Emirates, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines and South African Airways. If you're eligible for the Qatar Airways Privilege Club status match, you'll receive 12 months of complimentary … [Read more...]
At the moment, most airlines are being more generous in allowing free changes. They need to, in order to encourage customers to continue booking during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some airlines are offering to waive change fees once, for example, while still charging any fare difference that may apply. Emirates is going a step further, allowing passengers to rebook any time … [Read more...]
Emirates and Etihad Airways are both resuming commercial passenger flights to and from Australia. Qatar Airways, meanwhile, is also making a return to Brisbane in May 2020. Etihad Airways flights from Melbourne to London From today, Etihad will operate one flight per week from Melbourne to London via Abu Dhabi. The flight will operate on Fridays from Melbourne to London, … [Read more...]