When booking flights on the Qatar Airways website, did you know that you could be paying more if you're using a computer? That's because Qatar Airways may offer significantly lower fares to customers that book flights on a mobile device. We compared Qatar Airways airfares on a computer, versus booking on the airline's mobile website or App. In many cases, the fares were … [Read more...]
Airlines, Miles and Points
Airlines, miles and points is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Qantas, Virgin Australia, non-Australian airlines and the global airline alliances. We also write about the journey itself - the planning and booking, the flight and arrival at your destination.
This topic also covers redeeming points for (almost) free Qantas reward flights.
In 2008, United Airlines started charging Economy class passengers a small fee to check in a second bag on domestic flights. The other US airlines quickly realised that they could increase their revenue by doing the same and, within just months, every legacy carrier in the United States had extended this to charging for all checked luggage. What originally began as a $15 fee … [Read more...]
Two months after Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced it will launch a second daily service to Sydney, we now know the schedule for the new flights. All Nippon Airways already flies daily between Sydney and Tokyo's Haneda Airport using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The second daily flights, which will also use Boeing 787-9 aircraft, will commence on 29 March 2020. … [Read more...]
In some good news for Qantas Frequent Flyer members, Oneworld has officially announced that Royal Air Maroc will join the alliance on Wednesday 1 April, 2020. The airline's regional subsidiary, Royal Air Maroc Express, will also join Oneworld on this date as an affiliate member. The Moroccan airline, based in Casablanca (airport code: CMN), announced that it will join the … [Read more...]
KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals are a monthly staple of the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program. Every month, Singapore Airlines offers 30% off the KrisFlyer miles required for last-minute award travel on a range of different Singapore Airlines and SilkAir routes. The KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals can be used to book Saver awards in Economy, Premium Economy and … [Read more...]