Etihad Guest miles are a unique currency because they can be redeemed for flights on 24 partner airlines. Etihad's partner airlines span all three airline alliances. There are also many partner airlines that aren't in an alliance, and therefore aren't otherwise easily accessible to Australians. Buying Etihad Guest miles can be lucrative if you plan to redeem them for … [Read more...]
Etihad Airways is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. As a partner of Virgin Australia, you can use Velocity frequent flyer points to travel on Etihad. It is possible to buy frequent flyer points to redeem on Etihad flights.
Thinking about buying an Etihad Business Class ticket to Europe? Why pay for a Business Class ticket when, thanks to a current American Airlines promotion, you can fly First Class for less than the price of Business! American Airlines is currently running one of its regular promotions on buying AAdvantage miles. Until 30 June 2019, you can get a 10% discount on AAdvantage … [Read more...]
Etihad Airways has been on a relentless cost-cutting drive lately. The airline has already axed unprofitable routes (like Perth-Abu Dhabi), cut back its chauffeur drive service, reduced Business class amenities and introduced fares that exclude checked baggage. Now, the latest victim of Etihad's cost-cutting is its Economy class catering. Etihad recently announced new … [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...]
Travelling to Brazil? Internal flights can be expensive. But if you happen to have some spare Etihad Guest miles, you can use these to book a flight on GOL Airlines. Award seats on GOL are surprisingly cheap and there are no fuel surcharges, so this can be very good value. GOL is the largest domestic carrier in Brazil and one of Etihad's 24 partner airlines. It also operates … [Read more...]