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, Singapore Airlines and Emirates, and most awards are excellent value. The miles required to redeem for a flight are relatively low. There are also no fuel surcharges on … [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.
It is widely anticipated that airlines will be doing everything they can to lure back customers in the coming period, as travel recovers from the COVID-19 shutdown. Cheap airfares, loyalty programs and special promotions will form a large part of that. Last month, we already saw a "triple frequent flyer points" offer from Qantas. It is also quite likely that we'll see more … [Read more...]
In May 2020, Air Canada began selling Aeroplan miles directly to the public. This opens up some interesting opportunities for discounted Business and First class travel across the Star Alliance network and on Air Canada's other partner airlines, including Etihad Airways. Air Canada is not the only Star Alliance member airline to sell miles. United MileagePlus, Avianca … [Read more...]
Oneworld's Finnair has begun charging Business class passengers extra for seat selection. Passengers with Business class tickets are now being asked to shell out up to $271.40 per flight to choose a seat. On a return Finnair Business class journey from Hong Kong to Paris via Helsinki, for example, seat selection fees could now add up to $687.60 to the cost of the … [Read more...]
Garuda Indonesia will fly its brand new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft with upgraded Business class seats between Sydney and Bali for the next few weeks. According to Routes Online, Garuda Indonesia will use A330-900neo aircraft on the Sydney-Denpasar route for two weeks, beginning this Friday, 13 March 2020. It's only a temporary upgrade though, as the route will revert to the … [Read more...]