Business class on flights within Europe is not usually renowned for high quality. In fact, flying Euro-Business class typically means sitting in a regular Economy seat at the front of the plane with a blocked middle seat. You'll get a nicer meal, lounge access and personalised service on board. But there is nothing special whatsoever about the hard product. Thankfully, there … [Read more...]
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Air Asia will commence non-stop flights from Perth to Lombok in Indonesia from 9 June 2019. The new route offers Perth residents an alternative to Bali, and there are some great launch fares available from just $155 return. The Perth-Lombok flights will run 4 times per week on an Airbus A320 aircraft operated by Indonesia Air Asia. The outbound flight, QZ471, will depart … [Read more...]
As a Virgin Australia partner, Virgin Atlantic flights can be booked using Velocity Frequent Flyer points. This could be a handy option if you want to travel to the UK from Asia, North America, South Africa or - from 25 September 2019 - Israel. UK-based Virgin Atlantic is not to be confused with Australia-based Virgin Australia! Booking Virgin Atlantic flights is a … [Read more...]
Qantas will launch seasonal non-stop flights between Melbourne and Queenstown, New Zealand just in time for the winter ski season. The new Qantas flights will run on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays from 21 June until 27 August 2019. A Boeing 737-800 with Economy and Business class will be used on the Melbourne-Queenstown route. Here is the schedule for Qantas' … [Read more...]
IN BRIEF | United Airlines will cut back its flights from Sydney to Los Angeles and Houston during the northern summer period. From 31 March until 26 October 2019, frequency on United's Sydney-Los Angeles route will be reduced to 3x weekly. Meanwhile, service on the Sydney-Houston route will drop to 4x weekly. Both flights currently operate daily using Boeing 787 … [Read more...]