The Boeing 737-800 is the backbone of Virgin Australia's domestic fleet. In this review, we put Economy class to the test on one of the longest domestic routes in Australia. How does Virgin's service stack up against rival Qantas? Flight Details Flight number VA1464 Route Darwin (DRW) to Melbourne (MEL) Aircraft type Boeing 737-800 Class of … [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!
Qantas currently flies 4x weekly between Sydney, Australia and Santiago, Chile using Boeing 747-400s. (This route will switch to a daily Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service from 24 June 2020.) This review covers the Qantas 747 Business Class service on the upper deck of flight QF28 from Santiago to Sydney. Flight Details Flight number QF28 Route Santiago (SCL) to … [Read more...]
Air Canada flies from three Australian cities to Vancouver. There are daily Boeing 777 flights from Sydney to Vancouver, and the Star Alliance carrier flies daily from Brisbane and 4x weekly from Melbourne to Vancouver using Boeing 787 Dreamliners. AFF member mel-world recently flew in Air Canada Business Class on the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from Melbourne to Vancouver. This … [Read more...]
Low-cost carrier Scoot will rename its business class product to ScootPlus from 2 September 2019. Scoot says that the name change "seeks to better reflect the product customers will experience on board". With the name change, Scoot aims to position ScootPlus as closer to "Premium Economy" on other airlines. In reality, ScootBiz was always a premium economy product as the … [Read more...]
We often hear horror stories about airline delays that have been handled so badly that the situation turns from an inconvenience into a nightmare. But this week, an AFF member has actually complimented an airline on the professional and efficient manner in which they dealt with a significant delay. luxury-lizard was flying from Frankfurt to Singapore with Singapore Airlines. … [Read more...]