Many airlines have been introducing Premium Economy in recent years as a "middle ground" between Economy and Business class. Most Premium Economy cabins offer seats with more width and legroom than Economy. Some airlines also offer improved meals and other comforts. For example, Qantas provides amenity kits for Premium Economy passengers. One member is considering paying the … [Read more...]
Cathay Pacific is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Cathay Pacific is a Qantas oneworld partner, so it's possible to earn and redeem Qantas frequent flyer points on Cathay Pacific. It is also possible to earn and redeem Cathay's Marco Polo miles on Qantas flights.
Read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines to learn how to earn Marco Polo miles by transferring points you earn from hotel stays, or even from other airlines!
Cathay Pacific is overhauling its Marco Polo Club program, with changes to take effect from 15 April, 2016. These changes will make it more difficult to earn high tier Gold and Diamond status, however the benefits of these status tiers will also increase. Among other new benefits, Diamond members can now gift a friend or relative Gold status, and both Gold and Diamond members … [Read more...]
It has been reported that Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific is set to announce sweeping changes to its frequent flyer offering. Unfortunately, it's mostly bad news for customers as the changes are likely to devalue the program significantly. In future it may be much harder or even impossible to gain elite status, especially flying on cheap economy tickets or with partner … [Read more...]