You'll soon no longer be able to earn or redeem Qantas points or Cathay Pacific Asia Miles for Aer Lingus flights. From 30 June 2019, the Irish flag carrier will terminate its partnership with both Oneworld carriers. The ability to earn Aer Lingus AerClub Avios on Qantas and Cathay Pacific flights is also being removed. Currently it is possible to earn Qantas points, but not … [Read more...]
Here you can read articles about other international airlines which may be of interest to Australian frequent flyers.
Be sure to read our guide 10 Must-Have Online Tools for Frequent Flyers covers online tools to help you travel better for less.
Jet Airways, one of India's largest airlines and a Qantas Frequent Flyer partner, has suspended all flights. At this stage, the debt-ridden airline believes it may be able to secure new investors - a process which could take three to four weeks - and eventually resume operations. However, at this stage it's unclear if the airline will ever fly again. The writing has been on … [Read more...]
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...]
Alaska Airlines is currently running a promotion which could be of interest to savvy Australian flyers. You can currently earn double Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles on Qantas trans-Pacific flights between the United States and Australia. With this promotion, even an Economy class ticket to the United States could earn you enough Mileage Plan miles to fly from Australia … [Read more...]
Looking to redeem frequent flyer points from Australia to India? Air India has wide open award availability on its direct flights from Australia to Delhi. Sure, Air India may not be as luxurious as the likes of Singapore Airlines. But Air India flies modern Boeing 787 Dreamliners with perfectly comfortable lie-flat Business seats to Australia. And it's the only airline … [Read more...]