After discovering AFF two years ago, member dhein has been using the tips & tricks learned to upgrade to Business and First class. Thanks to frequent flyer points, this member has now flown in the pointy end on several different airlines. dhein has loved the extra space and superior catering of the pointy end, but there's one thing they haven't been able to achieve: a … [Read more...]
Our "In Flight" articles are popular on the Australian Frequent Flyer website. Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about all inflight activities, including inflight entertainment.
Be sure to read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points for a fantastic in flight experience.
For many travellers, long-haul flights are a welcome opportunity to catch up on the latest new-release movies. But a surprisingly large number of travellers say that they rarely or never use the in-flight entertainment. One member recently flew to Europe and back. Despite spending almost two days in the air, they did not use the in-flight entertainment other than to check … [Read more...]
The contentious issue of aircraft seat poaching is a hot topic of discussion this week. What would you do if another passenger plonked themselves into your allocated seat, in order to sit with their travel companion? One member's recent experience on a Singapore Airlines flight left them annoyed and frustrated. Upon boarding, this member found that a couple had … [Read more...]
This week our members share their amusing, shocking and downright ridiculous stories of self-entitled airline passengers not getting their way. It seems that some believe their elite frequent flyer status gives them a licence to demand a free upgrade, jump the queue or disrespect airline staff. But who knew that a fully-grown adult could have a tantrum after being upgraded to … [Read more...]
This week our members debate the pros and cons of making the middle seats on planes wider. Middle seats are usually an unpopular choice for flyers as passengers in middle seats are wedged between two other passengers. Middle seat occupants often complain of having less space and the seats can be particularly uncomfortable for larger passengers. So is this a possible solution to … [Read more...]