From time to time, we may come across something a company has done that makes us decide to stop doing business with them. It may have been a poor experience, a policy change or just the realisation that they were no longer a company that meet your expectations. This week’s trip report is about one such experience, and how giving something one last go can sometimes have a … [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.
It’s well known amongst our members that toasters are not exactly the best value when it comes to using points. With concern over the financial future of Qantas, many are looking at using their points while they still have some value. If you have only got 7,500 points, a toaster may not be bad value! And that could well have been the situation our trip reporter of the week … [Read more...]
For quite a few years, the Finnish airline Finnair has been offering very competitive fares to Europe through their Asian services. Six or seven years ago those services often made great status runs, with cheap Business class flights between Bangkok and either Singapore or Hong Kong. These days they have just the point to point options, with codeshare flights from Australia … [Read more...]
Many of our members have a preference for one airline or another, and find themselves more often than not flying that airline for the majority of flights. With some of the amazing savings to be had by buying miles through US Air’s Dividend Miles Program or Avianca (see our Knowledge Centre for more details), the temptation can be too great. It’s time to see how things stack up, … [Read more...]
It’s not often an airline gets grounded in Australia. And when one does, it is also a rare event for it to emerge from the grounding and fly again. Over the past few years, Tiger Australia has managed to achieve both, but at what cost? Since the grounding in 2011, Tigerair has undergone a number of changes on the road back to recovery. Gone was the concept of any publicity … [Read more...]