Indonesia Air Asia X will suspend all flights from 1 September 2016. This will result in the cancellation of all flights between Sydney, Melbourne and Bali. Affected passengers have been contacted and given the option of a rebooking onto new flights, including via Kuala Lumpur, or travelling prior to the route suspensions in September. Passengers booked on a cancelled flight … [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.
Virgin America Airlines will soon be taken over by US-based Alaska Airlines. As part of the acquisition, the Virgin America brand will eventually disappear, being absorbed into the Alaska Airlines brand. As was the case with the American Airlines/US Airways merger, the process will be a lengthy one. Both airlines promise that there will be no immediate changes to flights, … [Read more...]
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...]
The famous (and sometimes the not so famous) are known for the occasional dummy spit. That moment when they feel like someone clearly does not know who they are. For a purser onboard Korean Air this week, such a moment resulted from a career-limiting move they made onboard a departing flight. And it was all over the way the nuts were served to a passenger, arriving in a packet … [Read more...]
With the sad news this week that another airline, Virgin Atlantic, will be ceasing service to Australia with their own aircraft, our members are left with some questions. Virgin Atlantic's Flying Club has been a little known frequent flyer program to most Australians, but our members have seen significant value in earning and enjoying the perks of membership in many … [Read more...]