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...]
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.
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...]
Virgin Australia has been offering flights to London in conjunction with its partner Virgin Atlantic since May 2018. Velocity members can fly with Virgin Australia from Sydney or Melbourne to Hong Kong, connecting on a Virgin Atlantic codeshare flight from Hong Kong to London. Velocity members, of course, can earn full Velocity points and status credits all the way to London as … [Read more...]
Qantas uses a mixture of different aircraft types on its trans-continental domestic flights between Australia's east coast and Perth. A Qantas 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 … [Read more...]
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...]