Business class flights to Europe can be expensive, but there are some substantial savings to be had if you look around! Many savvy Australian flyers are now using Finnair, a Qantas partner and oneworld airline, to get to Europe. Finnair operates flights between Europe and a number of cities in Asia via its Helsinki hub. Passengers travelling all the way from Australia to … [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.
This week the British Airways Executive Club program is a topic of discussion. In particular, what are the best ways to redeem Avios, BA's mile "currency"? As a oneworld member airline, British Airways Avios can be used for flights on BA itself or any oneworld partner airline. This includes Qantas, Cathay Pacific and American Airlines. Every frequent flyer program has its … [Read more...]
After a series of recent changes that have effectively devalued the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, many are looking towards alternatives. Virgin Australia is an obvious choice, while the American Airlines AAdvantage program is a popular program within the oneworld alliance. But the British Airways Executive Club program is rarely given a second thought by most Australian … [Read more...]
Avianca, the national airline of Colombia, is not an airline on the radar of most Australian flyers. But its loyalty program “LifeMiles” offers some unique and substantial advantages. Most significantly, the program makes premium cabin travel for a fraction of the price possible! LifeMiles is one of a handful of programs to sell its own frequent flyer miles. Buying LifeMiles … [Read more...]
Following the lead of many airlines over recent months, British Airways is restructuring its frequent flyer program. As such changes usually are, this is largely bad news for British Airways Executive Club members as significantly fewer Avios miles and Tier points will be earned on the cheapest economy fares. But it appears that British Airways is just the next in a series … [Read more...]