Regular Australian Frequent Flyer readers will know that the best premium airfare deals are found outside of Australia. Thanks to an invisible "Australia tax", return Business class tickets from Australia to Europe generally start from around $6,000. But by purchasing a round-trip ticket from Europe to Australia, you can fly Business Class on top-tier airlines for almost half … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Singapore Airlines is a highly regarded airline known for it's excellent service and efficient operations. It also has convenient connections from all major Australian cities to Europe, Asia and the United States.
Read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines to learn how to earn KrisFlyer miles by transferring points you earn from hotel stays, or even from other airlines!
Update: In January 2019, Singapore Airlines slightly increased the cost of Singapore Airlines and SilkAir redemptions, and the rate at which miles can be transferred to/from Velocity has increased to 1.55:1. In April 2019, Singapore Airlines is also increasing the cost of Star Alliance awards. Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer is one of the world's best frequent flyer … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines is renowned for consistently good service in the air. In fact, it just won the Skytrax award for world's best airline! Unfortunately, this quality customer service doesn't extend to the Singapore Airlines call centre. AFF member bean has had some very frustrating experiences with the Singapore Airlines and KrisFlyer call centres lately. Most of this … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines has been named the world's best airline in the 2018 Skytrax rankings. The title was stolen from Qatar Airways, which dropped to second place. No Australian airlines made it into the top ten. Singapore Airlines also won the 2018 Skytrax award for the world's best First Class. Qatar Airways has the best Business Class and Air New Zealand won best Premium … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines will reclaim the title of world's longest flight when it reinstates non-stop service from Singapore to New York later this year. The Airbus A350-900ULR operating the 18-hour, 15,344-kilometre trek will be configured only with Business class and Premium Economy seating. The first non-stop Singapore-Newark service will take off on 11 October 2018. Initially … [Read more...]