Dubai-based Emirates Air Line is one of the world's largest users of fifth-freedom flights. All over the world, Emirates currently has 15 fifth-freedom tag flights that operate as a continuation of a service originating in Dubai to a third country. By flying on Emirates fifth-freedom routes, you can experience the excellent Emirates service without ever going to Dubai. … [Read more...]
Airline Routes is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Your travel experience is determined in part by the route your select. To help work out the optimum routing for your journey, use one of the online tools we describe in our guide 10 Must-Have Online Tools for Frequent Flyers.
Flying overseas doesn't have to cost a fortune - or even tens of thousands of frequent flyer points! Cheap reward flights on international routes out of Australia are available for as little as 6,900 frequent flyer points each way. We've searched far and wide to find the international award flights out of Australia that require the fewest number of points using frequent … [Read more...]
If you want to fly with a Oneworld airline, but aren't flying to or from a Oneworld hub airport, it can be worth looking for Oneworld fifth-freedom routes. Seven of the Oneworld member airlines operate 22 fifth-freedom flights all around the world. This creates more opportunities for passengers booking a Oneworld Explorer round-the-world ticket, redeeming points for a … [Read more...]
New security screening requirements at Australia's regional airports could devastate towns that rely on regional air services, the ABC warns. Last year, the Australian government announced that 64 further regional airports across Australia will now be required to provide security screening for passengers. While security screening is a standard requirement at major airports … [Read more...]
Fiji Airways will axe its Adelaide-Nadi route in July, just two years after it launched. Fiji Airways has served the Adelaide-Nadi route twice per week since June 2017, using Boeing 737s with 8 Business Class and 156 Economy seats. The overnight flight to Nadi currently departs Adelaide every Monday and Friday evening, returning in the afternoon on the same days. The last … [Read more...]