An AFF member is $1,500 out of pocket after Qantas denied them boarding due to minor passport damage. While an unfortunate mistake by the passenger, the airline also could have done more to resolve the situation. Cossie was flying from Canberra to Jakarta with Qantas. This member was also booked to continue from Jakarta to Amsterdam on a Qatar Airways sale fare later that … [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.
Internal flights within Peru - and South America in general - can be expensive. This is especially so if you're booking in Australia. But there is a trick to save a small fortune on flights within South America. Many Australians prefer to use LATAM Airlines as it's a Oneworld airline, a Qantas Frequent Flyer partner and has a good reputation. But LATAM charges Australians a … [Read more...]
It's always nice to get an empty seat next to you on the plane. But passengers on a recent Virgin Australia international flight could choose from entire rows of empty seats, with just 19 passengers booked in Economy. Up the front of the plane, there were 4 Business passengers bringing the total number of paying customers on board to 23. There are 176 seats on Virgin … [Read more...]
Passengers on a Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Melbourne last Friday were given $30 worth of meal vouchers after their flight was diverted to Darwin, resulting in a 14-hour delay. AFF member pn1 was on the diverted Cathay Pacific flight CX105, which departed Hong Kong just after midnight on 25 May. The Airbus A350 was due to land in Melbourne at 11.10am. Instead, … [Read more...]
The flag carrier of Indonesia, Garuda flies from Sydney, Melbourne and Perth to Denpasar and Jakarta. Garuda Indonesia's Business Class is a popular option for residents of Sydney, Melbourne and Perth when taking a holiday to Bali as the airline offers fully lie-flat beds on its Airbus A330s. By comparison, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer only recliner seats in Business … [Read more...]