Qantas & Virgin Australia dominate much of the Australian domestic market, but they don't fly on many of the thin routes between regional locations and country towns. This is where smaller airlines like Regional Express, Alliance Airlines, Link Airways and Newcastle-based FlyPelican can come in handy. FlyPelican operates a fleet of five British Aerospace Jetstream 32 … [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!
Virgin Australia may have scaled back its domestic business class service at the moment, but not Qantas. The flying kangaroo has already reinstated hot meals and drinks in business class, and the current service during COVID-19 is not all that different from normal times. In this review, find out what it's like flying in Qantas' Boeing 737-800 domestic business class with … [Read more...]
Last month, Qantas began reopening many of its domestic airport lounges as states eased their COVID-19 restrictions for indoor venues. With fewer people travelling, a need to control costs and government-mandated health restrictions, it was always going to be a challenge for Qantas to reopen its lounges while still offering an excellent experience to guests. But it seems Qantas … [Read more...]
In addition to mining, charter and some scheduled flights, Alliance Airlines operates a range of routes on behalf of Virgin Australia using Fokker 70 and Fokker 100 aircraft. This review will give you an idea of what to expect when booking a Virgin Australia flight operated by Alliance Airlines. Flight Details Flight number VA2911 Route Brisbane (BNE) to … [Read more...]
I've previously written a fairly positive review of Virgin Australia's Boeing 737 Business Class. But during COVID-19 it's a very different experience. As I discovered on a recent flight from Canberra to Brisbane, Virgin Australia Business class passengers are no longer receiving even close to the full Business class experience during COVID-19. Flight Details Flight … [Read more...]