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...]
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.
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...]
At Australian Frequent Flyer, we love reading member trip reports of obscure airlines that few of us will ever get a chance to fly. And this week's featured trip report by Chicken certainly fits the bill! This AFF member recently flew from Beijing to Pyongyang in none other than Air Koryo Business Class. For the uninitiated, Air Koryo is the national airline of North Korea. … [Read more...]