Travelling to Brazil? Internal flights can be expensive. But if you happen to have some spare Etihad Guest miles, you can use these to book a flight on GOL Airlines. Award seats on GOL are surprisingly cheap and there are no fuel surcharges, so this can be very good value. GOL is the largest domestic carrier in Brazil and one of Etihad's 24 partner airlines. It also operates … [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 want to dive a bit deeper into Non Australian Airlines you should definitely read our on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award as you will be travelling on at least two non-Australian airlines.
There's some bad news for users of the British Airways Executive Club program. British Airways will be making "changes" to the pricing of partner airline award tickets from 30 May 2019. But even more concerning is the fact that British Airways won't yet reveal what the new prices are! It seems we won't know exactly what's changing until after the changes come into effect. It … [Read more...]
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...]
Cathay Pacific is reportedly ending service to Cairns after 25 years on the Cairns-Hong Kong route. According to TropicNow, Cathay Pacific yesterday advised Cairns Airport of the commercial decision to end service to Far North Queensland. At this stage, the Cairns-Hong Kong flights would cease operating when the northern winter season begins on 27 October 2019. No official … [Read more...]
For many frequent flyers, having a million Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles would be a dream come true. But, after the recent Amex changes, this is a reality for some. Many Australians recently transferred large quantities of Amex Membership Rewards points to the KrisFlyer program, in order to prevent their Amex points from losing value. So, if you now find yourself with a … [Read more...]