There are many reasons that people pay more to fly Business class. In addition to a more comfortable seat and better meals, one of the key benefits is the privacy and exclusivity of Business class. But it seems Qantas forgot about this when it reconfigured its Boeing 737 aircraft, which are used on domestic and short-haul international flights. When Qantas refurbished its … [Read more...]
Reviewing flights is something many Australian Frequent Flyers do. Our members also enjoy reading the reviews when deciding which airline to travel with. In this category we review the various airlines, their routes, their aircrafts and aircraft configurations.
After you've read a business class review or two, you'll be pretty keen to find a business class award ticket for your next trip. Read our guide on how to find Oneworld, Star Alliance & SkyTeam Award Availability for more information.
LATAM Airlines flies non-stop from Melbourne to Santiago 3 times per week using Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The route launched in October last year, and AFF member pn1 recently tried it out in Economy class. The trip began on board LA804 from Melbourne to Santiago. This flight departs in the evening, so dinner was served after take-off. This was followed by a small breakfast … [Read more...]
Antarctica is home to some incredible scenery! But travelling to the southern continent is neither simple nor cheap. You can travel to Antarctica by cruise, but if you don't have several weeks (and a lot of money!) to spare, viewing the ice continent from the air is the next best thing. The good news is that there are 3 commercial airline flights over Antarctica that offer … [Read more...]
Our members have discovered a way to book Economy and fly Business class for no extra cost on some Qantas 717 flights. Qantas' regional subsidiary QantasLink operates two different Boeing 717 configurations. Some aircraft have all-Economy seating, while others have a 12-seat Business class cabin. The two-class Qantas 717s featuring Business class are typically used on the … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines began flying the new Airbus A350-900 to much fanfare in 2016. The wide-body aircraft now operates to two cities in Australia - Melbourne and Brisbane - and many other destinations across Asia, Europe, the United States & South Africa. One AFF member recently flew on the Airbus A350-900 from Singapore to Johannesburg. Unfortunately, they were not too … [Read more...]