The Boeing 737-800 is the backbone of Virgin Australia's domestic fleet. In this review, we put Economy class to the test on one of the longest domestic routes in Australia. How does Virgin's service stack up against rival Qantas? Flight Details Flight number VA1464 Route Darwin (DRW) to Melbourne (MEL) Aircraft type Boeing 737-800 Class of … [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!
The Emirates Lounge in Melbourne has been open since the end of 2015, and offers a very pleasant space to wait for your international Emirates or Qantas flight. Lounge Details Airline Emirates Airport Melbourne (MEL), Australia Terminal Terminal 2 (International) Location Up the escalator near gates 9 & 10, across from The House … [Read more...]
Qantas currently flies 4x weekly between Sydney, Australia and Santiago, Chile using Boeing 747-400s. (This route will switch to a daily Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service from 24 June 2020.) This review covers the Qantas 747 Business Class service on the upper deck of flight QF28 from Santiago to Sydney. Flight Details Flight number QF28 Route Santiago (SCL) to … [Read more...]
Air Canada flies from three Australian cities to Vancouver. There are daily Boeing 777 flights from Sydney to Vancouver, and the Star Alliance carrier flies daily from Brisbane and 4x weekly from Melbourne to Vancouver using Boeing 787 Dreamliners. AFF member mel-world recently flew in Air Canada Business Class on the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from Melbourne to Vancouver. This … [Read more...]
Low-cost carrier Scoot will rename its business class product to ScootPlus from 2 September 2019. Scoot says that the name change "seeks to better reflect the product customers will experience on board". With the name change, Scoot aims to position ScootPlus as closer to "Premium Economy" on other airlines. In reality, ScootBiz was always a premium economy product as the … [Read more...]