Qantas uses a mixture of different aircraft types on its trans-continental domestic flights between Australia's east coast and Perth. A Business class ticket costs the same price, regardless of the type of plane. But the experience can be very different, depending on which flight you choose. AFF member chooms recently flew Qantas from Melbourne to Perth on a wide-body Boeing … [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.
To make the most of your trip so that you can write a cracking Trip Report, you should definitely read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award.
Do you have Silver, Gold or Platinum status with Qantas or Velocity Frequent Flyer? Then you're eligible for access to two airport lounges that you won't see advertised on the Qantas or Virgin Australia websites! PNG Air is the second-largest airline in Papua New Guinea. It operates a network of domestic routes using its fleet of Dash 8 and ATR 72 aircraft. PNG Air … [Read more...]
More and more airlines are now offering Premium Economy on their long-haul flights. But not all Premium Economy products were created equal. With some airlines, passengers receive little more than a wider seat with more legroom - a marginal improvement over Economy. But with other airlines, the better seat is accompanied by a "soft product" that's closer to Business … [Read more...]
If you're just a little bit short of the requirements to reach a higher airline status tier, it can be tempting to undertake a status run. This is exactly what clipped_wings and her husband decided to do recently. This member's husband had already earned enough Velocity status credits to maintain Virgin Australia Platinum status, but still needed two more qualifying "VA" flight … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines is currently in the process of refurbishing its Airbus A380 aircraft. The Singapore Airlines A380 upgrades see plush new First Class Suites installed at the front of the plane's upper deck. The new First Class has received largely rave reviews, with travellers loving the suites' size and the ability to join neighbouring compartments to create a double bed in … [Read more...]