With just a few hours to go until the much-anticipated Qantas Frequent Flyer changes, we now have our first glimpse of what's to come. We now know the new carrier charges that will apply to Qantas Business & First Class award bookings made from 18 September 2019. Qantas promised back in June that from 18 September 2019, it would decrease carrier charges for Qantas … [Read more...]
Qantas and it's frequent flyer program are popular topics at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Qantas is Australia's national carrier, and has Jetstar as a subsidiary. The Qantas Frequent Flyer program is easily Australia's largest loyalty program.
It is possible to buy Qantas points. While not great value, buying points is useful if you are just short of frequent flyer points needed for an upgrade or award flight.
When you've booked a Business Class ticket, it's extremely frustrating to turn up to the airport and find out you've been involuntarily downgraded to Economy Class. But, if you're flying with Qantas, that's only the beginning of the nightmare. Australian Frequent Flyer has been very concerned to learn of Qantas not providing adequate compensation to passengers for … [Read more...]
There are now just days before the major 2019 devaluation to Qantas Frequent Flyer reward and upgrade pricing takes effect. After 11.59pm on Tuesday 17 September, Qantas will increase the number of points required for Classic Flight Reward and Oneworld Award bookings in Premium Economy, Business and First Class. This applies not only to flights on Qantas, but all partner … [Read more...]
Qantas is reportedly considering new flights to Tokyo's Haneda Airport after two new airport slot pairs were released to Australian airlines. Following the recent expansion of Haneda Airport, four new daytime slots have been released for flights to and from Australia. Two of these slot pairs have already been allocated to Japanese airlines - ANA and Japan Airlines - and the … [Read more...]
The Qantas Oneworld Classic Flight Reward, or Oneworld Award, is an extremely popular use of Qantas Frequent Flyer points. For a fixed number of Qantas points, you can travel up to 35,000 miles on Oneworld airlines with up to 5 stopovers along the way. You can even use the Oneworld Award to fly around the world, if you want - although this is not a requirement. More … [Read more...]