Ever felt uncomfortably hot (or cold) when flying? You're not alone. It seems that aircraft cabin temperatures are a sticking point for many flyers, and are something that very few airlines get consistently right. Many AFF members find that aircraft cabin temperatures, generally, are too hot. While it varies across airlines and aircraft types, it also seems that some … [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.
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Ever wondered how much it costs a commercial airline to operate a flight? It costs an airline just over $10,000 to fly a Boeing 737 from Sydney to Melbourne, meaning they need to make at least $60 in revenue from each seat to turn a profit. And it costs almost $200,000 to run an Airbus A380 on an ultra-long haul flight such as Qantas' Sydney-Dallas route. The exact price … [Read more...]
An unlucky AFF member experienced the "flight from hell" last week upon returning home from Singapore. A culmination of unfortunate circumstances, including a disruptive passenger, made the flight especially unpleasant for those on board. pgsdiver was a Business class passenger on a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to Sydney last Friday, along with his wife and 3 … [Read more...]
Travelling with children in Business class can be fraught with peril. But it's not just the children that can cause problems. Some adults flying in Business would prefer that there were no children. But few take matters into their own hands! AFF member ermen had a strange experience recently while flying with his young children on a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore … [Read more...]
There are very few people that would turn down an upgrade to Business or First Class. In fact, many of us go to great lengths to avoid sitting in a cramped seat at the back of the plane for a few hours. But one AFF member believes that flying cattle class has its perks. Sure, it's not as luxurious as the pointy end. But Economy has redeeming qualities that can make the … [Read more...]