Ever since Qantas decided to reconfigure their A380s, our members have been interested in what upstairs economy would be like. It’s not the first time a Qantas aircraft has featured economy upstairs, the 747s have had it in the past. But this time, your sharing it with two other classes, Business and First. What’s the service like in such a small cabin, are there good seats and … [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.
This week’s trip report features a traveller familiar to many of our members. Famous for their real time trip reports where pictures speak louder than words, Erkpod is sharing their journey overseas as a Virgin’s Velocity Platinum member for the first time. In keeping with the frequent flyer spirit of why fly direct, we are heading to Bytown, or Ottawa as it’s known today. With … [Read more...]
This week one of our members is off to Europe. With many members having recently taken advantage of a generous US Air Dividend Miles promotion and likely to be following in their footsteps soon, it’s a good snapshot of what many can expect when travelling to Europe on Star Alliance members. First leg is with Thai, an airline many are familiar with. Thai is one of the few … [Read more...]
This week’s trip report is from one of our seasoned journal writers. Known for their adventurous nature, and choice of golf attire, this trip is a little different to the norm for them. Thanks to a pre-planned bit of hip surgery, and an unplanned fall for the other half, we are going to get an idea of what it’s like to travel with assistance. We soon get some hints this trip … [Read more...]
This week our trip report is a little different. Rather than being another business trip in familiar territory, or a short domestic jaunt, it’s the big one, the first long haul trip overseas. My mother has managed to make it to 60 without ever going overseas (Kangaroo Island doesn't count), so when I stumbled on some great Virgin Business fares mid last year, the decision was … [Read more...]