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...]
Non Australian Airlines
Non Australian Airlines is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Non Australian Airlines including American Airlines, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, and selected other airlines.
If you prefer to stick to Australian airlines you should read our guide on How to Redeem Qantas Points Effectively.
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 Qantas' kangaroo route. This British Airways route is of interest to Qantas Frequent Flyer … [Read more...]
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has officially granted final approval for Qantas to commence its Joint Venture with American Airlines. It follows the tentative approval which was given last month for coordination on trans-Pacific flights between the United States and Australia & New Zealand. The final approval paves the way for Qantas to launch new, non-stop … [Read more...]
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...]
Dubai-based Emirates Air Line is one of the world's largest users of fifth-freedom flights. All over the world, Emirates currently has 15 fifth-freedom tag flights that operate as a continuation of a service originating in Dubai to a third country. By flying on Emirates fifth-freedom routes, you can experience the excellent Emirates service without ever going to Dubai. … [Read more...]