Air New Zealand's latest safety video may be irritating. But as every airline reminds us at the start of every flight, it's important to pay close attention even if you fly often. Two passengers seated in the exit row of an Air New Zealand flight have been booted off the plane after they refused to take notice of the safety briefing. The incident occurred on flight NZ424 … [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.
Another passenger booked on a Qantas flight operated by LATAM Airlines has been bumped from their flight due to overbooking. Yet again, neither LATAM Airlines nor Qantas are accepting any responsibility. LATAM has not offered compensation, with both airlines telling this passenger to speak to the other airline. This is not the first time that LATAM Airlines has denied … [Read more...]
KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals are a monthly staple of the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program. Every month, Singapore Airlines offers 30% off the KrisFlyer miles required for last-minute award travel on a range of different Singapore Airlines and SilkAir routes. The KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals can be used to book Saver awards in both Economy and Business class, … [Read more...]
Buying American Airlines AAdvantage miles is a clever way to save money on premium cabin airfares! The idea is to buy miles during special promotions, then to redeem them for flights worth more than what you've paid for the miles. American Airlines runs regular promotions allowing you to save money or earn bonus miles when you buy AAdvantage miles. You can then redeem … [Read more...]
Looking for a good Business Class deal to Europe? A popular AFF strategy is to take a positioning flight from Australia to Asia, then take advantage of the much cheaper airfares from Asia to Europe. This strategy is particularly effective when airlines are running a sale on Business Class airfares from destinations in Asia to Europe. As it happens, Etihad Airways is … [Read more...]