Virgin Australia has added much-needed competition to the Melbourne-Hong Kong route, and will also soon begin daily services from Sydney to Hong Kong. Fares on Virgin Australia to Hong Kong may be great value, but Virgin isn't just competing on price! As AFF member clipped_wings recently discovered, Virgin's "the business" class is a top-notch product. This member recently … [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.
Virgin Australia has come under fire over its poor in-flight entertainment options on domestic flights. Virgin's Boeing 737 aircraft aren't fitted with seatback entertainment screens. Instead, passengers can stream content to their own mobile devices via the Virgin Australia Entertainment App. There is nothing inherently wrong with Virgin in-flight entertainment being … [Read more...]
An AFF member who recently flew Thai Airways Business class believes the experience was poor value for money. SCW flew Thai Business class from Sydney to Lahore via Bangkok. The cabin crew were great. But in this member's opinion, the Business class seats, catering and in-flight entertainment were all below-par. I recently flew Thai business SYD-Bangkok-Lahore return. Very … [Read more...]
AFF moderator JessicaTam did a LOT of flying over the weekend! After flying from Melbourne to London on Qantas' final A380 service via Dubai, she then flew straight back to Melbourne after just 24 hours in the UK. But this wasn't just any flight back to Australia; it was the inaugural non-stop Qantas Dreamliner service from London to Perth! With Business class sold out on … [Read more...]
There are many reasons that people pay more to fly Business class. In addition to a more comfortable seat and better meals, one of the key benefits is the privacy and exclusivity of Business class. But it seems Qantas forgot about this when it reconfigured its Boeing 737 aircraft, which are used on domestic and short-haul international flights. When Qantas refurbished its … [Read more...]