Virgin Australia is currently running wide-body Airbus A330s with lie-flat Business Class seats between Australia and Fiji. Flights from Sydney and Melbourne to Nadi currently use Airbus A330s on Saturdays, while the Brisbane-Nadi route is graced by Virgin's A330 on Sundays. Flying the Virgin Australia A330 to Fiji is a nicer experience than flying the usual narrow-body … [Read more...]
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Thai Airways will drastically reduce capacity to Australia over the Australian summer with flights to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane all cut from next month. Thai will also downsize the aircraft operating on the Perth-Bangkok route. The changes come into effect from 28 October 2018, which is the start of the northern winter scheduling period. The good news is that the … [Read more...]
There is currently plenty of China Eastern award availability on direct flights from Cairns to Shanghai. It's possible to redeem Qantas points for seats on these China Eastern flights, and there are as many as 9 Business Class award seats available on some flights! China Eastern will operate direct from Cairns to Shanghai over summer. The seasonal service will run on … [Read more...]
Cathay Pacific has the Australia-Hong Kong market covered extremely well. The Oneworld member serves 6 Australian cities from Hong Kong, with up to four daily flights on some routes. From Hong Kong, travellers can then connect to cities across Asia, Europe and North America. The Hong Kong-based airline has a good reputation, but some AFF members believe the Cathay Pacific … [Read more...]
Qantas will use Boeing 747s on several flights from Sydney to Brisbane during the busy September-October school holiday period. Unfortunately, the jumbo jets are not a permanent addition to the Sydney-Brisbane route. There are currently only four flights with Boeing 747s scheduled. These will operate as international tag flights, with the aircraft continuing from Brisbane … [Read more...]