With Qantas withdrawing from Sydney-Beijing flights in March 2020, Air China will soon be the only airline flying directly between the two cities. The Star Alliance member often has good Business class specials, and award availability is typically good, but what is their service like in Business class? I recently flew with Air China from Sydney to Beijing to find out! Flight … [Read more...]
Trip Reports & Reviews
Trip Reports & Reviews is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category Australian Frequent Flyer members report and review flights, hotels, airport lounges, and of course the destinations.
The next time you do a Qantas round the world trip be sure to share your experience by writing a Trip Report!
Qantas is one of the key players in the competitive trans-Tasman market, with multiple daily flights from Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney to Auckland using a mix of Boeing 737s and Airbus A330s. In this review, we test the Economy class service on an Airbus A330 flight from Auckland to Brisbane. Flight Details Flight number QF126 Route Auckland (AKL) to Brisbane … [Read more...]
Qatar Airways, a member of the Oneworld alliance, has been consistently voted to have the world's best Business Class. I recently found out why as I flew in Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Business class to Doha. Flight Details Flight number QR1374 Route Windhoek (WDH) to Doha (DOH) Aircraft type Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Class of travel Business Seat … [Read more...]
With more than 80 aircraft, the Boeing 737-800 is the backbone of Virgin Australia's domestic and international short-haul fleet. In this review, we test the Business class seats and service on one of Virgin Australia's Pacific Island routes. Flight Details Flight number VA91 Route Auckland (AKL) to Rarotonga (RAR) Aircraft type Boeing 737-800 Class of … [Read more...]
India's debt-riddled national carrier may not have the best reputation. In fact, the CEO's message on page 3 of the Air India in-flight magazine even acknowledges that "at times our services fall short of your expectations". So, just how bad could Air India Economy class be for a one-hour domestic flight? I decided to find out... Flight Details Flight … [Read more...]