If you're just a little bit short of the requirements to reach a higher airline status tier, it can be tempting to undertake a status run. This is exactly what clipped_wings and her husband decided to do recently. This member's husband had already earned enough Velocity status credits to maintain Virgin Australia Platinum status, but still needed two more qualifying "VA" flight … [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.
Singapore Airlines is currently in the process of refurbishing its Airbus A380 aircraft. The Singapore Airlines A380 upgrades see plush new First Class Suites installed at the front of the plane's upper deck. The new First Class has received largely rave reviews, with travellers loving the suites' size and the ability to join neighbouring compartments to create a double bed in … [Read more...]
At Australian Frequent Flyer, we love reading member trip reports of obscure airlines that few of us will ever get a chance to fly. And this week's featured trip report by Chicken certainly fits the bill! This AFF member recently flew from Beijing to Pyongyang in none other than Air Koryo Business Class. For the uninitiated, Air Koryo is the national airline of North Korea. … [Read more...]
If you're ever looking for some travel inspiration, our Trip Reports forum is sure to provide it! We're lucky on AFF to have many interesting member reviews and trip reports covering all corners of the globe. Case in point: AFF member RooFlyer recently travelled to eastern Siberia to visit Lake Baikal, the world's deepest lake. It's a beautiful part of the world that very … [Read more...]
Qantas and Virgin Australia each have their strengths and weaknesses. But after two recent domestic flights with his 2-year-old daughter, AFF member Lawrage now believes Qantas provides a far better service to families flying with children. This member flew Qantas from Perth to Brisbane, returning back to Perth with Virgin Australia. The difference in the service provided on … [Read more...]