Flight cancellations can cause great inconvenience and wreak havoc to your travel plans. But sometimes there is a silver lining. This week our members share times they have benefitted from flights being overbooked, cancelled or delayed. Numerous passengers have been compensated with free upgrades, free hotels and bonus frequent flyer points, and one member tells of an … [Read more...]
Here you can read articles related to post flight activities. Some flights, such as QF1, often arrive late which can result in delays in collecting luggage and clearing immigration.
Iran is a fascinating and increasingly popular tourist destination. Located in the Persian Gulf, Iran is home to spectacular scenery, impressive architecture, warm hospitality and thousands of years of history. If you've been thinking about a holiday in Iran, you're not alone. The number of visitors to Iran has surged in recent years. But there is one distinct disadvantage … [Read more...]
From time to time, luggage does get lost in transit. It's one of the realities of air travel. But for affected passengers, it's the way in which the airline resolves the problem that can make all the difference. AFF's founder and site administrator, admin, was particularly unimpressed with Qantas recently after their bag went missing for almost a week. The suitcase had made … [Read more...]
It's not uncommon to receive compensation for a flight delay or inoperative entertainment system, but what about a mid-air injury? One member was recently hurt on a Qantas flight after stepping on broken glass. The incident occurred shortly after take-off, with the glass somehow having been left in the aisle. The passenger was not wearing shoes at the time of the … [Read more...]
One member recently had the unfortunate experience of being denied entry to a country because they did not have the correct visa. This member inadvertently flew with Qantas to Papua New Guinea without the necessary visa, and was sent on the next flight back to Australia after being stopped at the border. I had a rather interesting experience this week heading to PNG via … [Read more...]