A troubled Malaysia Airlines has announced a new partnership with Emirates. Under the new agreement, which comes into effect in 2016, Emirates Skywards and Malaysia Airlines Enrich members will enjoy reciprocal benefits when flying on either airline. This includes the ability to earn and redeem points for each airlines' flights. Malaysia Airlines will also codeshare on Emirates … [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.
Unused frequent flyer points will usually expire after a certain amount of time. In our local Qantas and Virgin Velocity programs, points will only expire if the account is not kept active. Earning or redeeming just one point at least once every 18 months is all it takes to keep the entire balance alive. But not all programs work this way. In Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer … [Read more...]
This week the British Airways Executive Club program is a topic of discussion. In particular, what are the best ways to redeem Avios, BA's mile "currency"? As a oneworld member airline, British Airways Avios can be used for flights on BA itself or any oneworld partner airline. This includes Qantas, Cathay Pacific and American Airlines. Every frequent flyer program has its … [Read more...]
American Airlines has announced a major devaluation of its popular AAdvantage frequent flyer program. Among other things, Australian travellers will be most affected by the increased rates for redeeming miles on flights. But the changes go further. American is changing the way members can qualify for elite status, as well as removing some benefits from its most frequent … [Read more...]
There are countless ways to earn frequent flyer points within Australia through our local programs, Qantas and Virgin Velocity Frequent Flyer. Both programs offer a range of linked credit cards and dozens of local retailer partners. This makes the accrual of frequent flyer points relatively easy - even if you’re an infrequent flyer. But there are other international programs … [Read more...]