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...]
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 cheap business class flights for your next trip!
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...]
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...]
Many airlines now offer Premium Economy on long-haul flights. But the Premium Economy product can differ substantially between airlines. On some airlines, it's a slight upgrade over Economy. For others, it's more of a "Business Lite" experience. So, what's the Premium Economy experience like on German Star Alliance carrier Lufthansa? We found out on a Boeing 747 flight from … [Read more...]