Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles are a valuable currency. You can redeem Alaska Airlines miles to fly with around 15 different airlines including Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Finnair and Emirates, and awards are excellent value. The miles required to redeem for a flight are relatively low. There are also no fuel surcharges on award tickets with most … [Read more...]
Here you can read articles about other international airlines which may be of interest to Australian frequent flyers.
Cheap international flights are available on some of these airlines.
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 had … [Read more...]
Avios is the currency of the British Airways Executive Club program. With Avios, short-haul redemptions on Qantas are great value. For example, it costs just 6,000 Avios in Economy or 12,500 Avios in Business to fly from Sydney to Melbourne. Avios are somewhat difficult to earn in Australia. But you can buy Avios directly from British Airways. Currently, you can even earn … [Read more...]
Did you know that British Airways flies from Sydney to Singapore? The Qantas partner, which is a member of the Oneworld alliance, serves this fifth-freedom route every day with a 4-class Boeing 777-300ER. The British Airways Sydney-Singapore flight continues to London mirroring QF1, Qantas' "kangaroo route" service. This British Airways route is of interest to Qantas … [Read more...]
It's now your last chance to book Aer Lingus award flights using Qantas points or Cathay Pacific Asia Miles. Both Qantas and Cathay Pacific will end their partnerships with the Irish airline on 1 July 2019, meaning your last day to book award flights will be next Sunday, 30 June. It's not all bad news, though. Aer Lingus has recently launched a new partnership with Alaska … [Read more...]