Royal Brunei Airlines will launch direct flights from Brisbane to Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei, from 11 June 2019. The 4x weekly services will be operated by narrow-body Airbus A320neo aircraft. Royal Brunei already flies daily from Melbourne to Brunei using Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The airline had previously operated flights to Brisbane as well, but these were … [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.
Singapore Airlines has apologised for the lengthy KrisFlyer call centre waiting times experienced by customers over recent weeks. Many frequent flyers, including several AFF members, have reported waiting for hours on hold when trying to call the Singapore Airlines or KrisFlyer contact centres recently. Some have even waited so long on hold that the call was eventually … [Read more...]
Emirates will axe its popular Sydney-Bangkok-Dubai route from June. As part of Emirates' latest schedule shake-up, Perth will also lose one of its two daily flights to Dubai at the end of March. The final Emirates Sydney-Bangkok flight will depart on 1 June 2019. After this, both the Sydney-Bangkok and Bangkok-Dubai legs of EK418 and EK419 will be permanently axed. This will … [Read more...]
The beautiful beaches, lagoons and laid-back lifestyle make the Cook Islands a great holiday destination in the Pacific. It may only be January… but if you're already thinking about your next holiday, why not consider Rarotonga? Air New Zealand is not exactly renowned for great award availability. But there's some good news if you're thinking about a holiday in the Cook … [Read more...]
Sometimes when coming across a great airfare deal, it all seems too good to be true. But this is not always the case - as demonstrated by the latest Cathay Pacific mistake fares! Last week, Cathay Pacific accidentally sold a bunch of Business and First Class tickets from Vietnam to North America for well below the usual price. For example, Cathay Pacific Business Class fares … [Read more...]