Did you know that there are several domestic tag flights within Australia operated by overseas airlines? For example, Cathay Pacific flies from Brisbane to Cairns, with services continuing to Hong Kong. However, it is impossible to book a seat on these domestic tag flights within Australia. While overseas airlines are allowed to operate tag flights within Australia, they do … [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 been named the world's best airline in the 2018 Skytrax rankings. The title was stolen from Qatar Airways, which dropped to second place. No Australian airlines made it into the top ten. Singapore Airlines also won the 2018 Skytrax award for the world's best First Class. Qatar Airways has the best Business Class and Air New Zealand won best Premium … [Read more...]
Regular discounts on last-minute award flights are one of the great things about the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program! Each month, Singapore Airlines offers 30% off the KrisFlyer miles required for last-minute award travel on a range of different routes. KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals can be used to book selected Singapore Airlines and SilkAir award flights in both … [Read more...]
Last month, Iberia announced a new promotion offering 9,000 bonus Avios (Iberia miles) for booking any flight on Iberia or its regional subsidiaries. The Avios would post within 10 days of booking the flight, and up to 90,000 Avios were available per person. This was a great deal because Avios are relatively valuable and Iberia flights within Spain can be very cheap. So it's … [Read more...]
Avianca's LifeMiles frequent flyer program has some outstanding specials on buying miles. These deals unlock some extraordinary value on Star Alliance Business and First Class flights when you buy LifeMiles. Unfortunately, dealing with the LifeMiles program can be unnecessarily complicated and redeeming LifeMiles can be a challenge. Nonetheless, there is great value to be … [Read more...]