It's not often that you hear "United Airlines" and "amazing" in the same sentence! But it seems United has recently made some serious improvements to its flights between Australia and the United States. For many years, United Airlines was notorious for its old aircraft, cost-cutting and poor customer service. Until just a few years ago, the ageing planes which United was … [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.
KrisFlyer members will soon be charged significantly more miles when redeeming them for Singapore Airlines flights. To add to the blow, the 15% online booking discount available on Singapore Airlines and SilkAir award bookings will also be discontinued. But it's not all bad news, with "fuel and insurance" surcharges to be dropped on Singapore Airlines award … [Read more...]
As competition in the international aviation market intensifies, cash-strapped airlines are eagerly searching for new ways to make money. With international airfares at record lows, even full-service airlines are beginning to look towards ancillary revenue. Ancillary revenue refers to the income received by airlines for additional products and services which are not included … [Read more...]
Did you know that you can use Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles to book a round-the-world ticket? For 180,000 miles in Economy, just 240,000 miles in Business or 360,000 miles in First class, you can fly around the world on Star Alliance airlines with up to 7 stopovers! The "Star Alliance Round the World Award" offered by KrisFlyer is an especially great deal for Business … [Read more...]
Many Australians are familiar with the frequent flyer programs of Qantas and Virgin Australia. But there are other airline loyalty programs out there that offer considerably better value. Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin's Velocity program are by far the most widely used by Australians. This makes sense, as it's much easier to earn points within Australia with these … [Read more...]