Bali is one of the most popular holiday destinations for Australians, with well over a million Aussies flying there every year. So it's no surprise that there are 174 flights per week from cities across Australia to Bali's Denpasar Airport! Seven different airlines fly from eight Australian airports to Bali. This article contains an overview of the airlines flying from … [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.
Fifth-freedom flights are "tag flights" that neither start nor end in the home country of the airline operating the flight. For example, UAE-based Emirates flies from Melbourne to Dubai via Singapore. The Melbourne-Singapore sector of this route is a fifth-freedom flight. Fifth-freedom flights can truly be a great way to travel for several reasons. Not only are fares … [Read more...]
Fifth-freedom flights are tag services that both start and end outside of the operating airline's home country. These types of flights can be a great way to experience an airline without ever travelling to its home country. Fifth-freedom flights are often also cheaper, have better award availability and offer a more comfortable experience than you'd get on other airlines flying … [Read more...]
Australian regulators have tentatively rejected Qantas' application for an expanded codeshare agreement with Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific. Back in January, Qantas applied for permission from Australia's International Air Services Commission (IASC) to place its "QF" code on five Cathay Pacific services between Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Hong Kong. Similarly, Cathay … [Read more...]
Just a few hours' flight from Australia, destinations in the Pacific Islands offer some fantastic and unique holiday experiences. Conveniently, Virgin Australia flies to many Pacific Island destinations including Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa and the Cook Islands. Airfares to the Pacific Islands can be a little expensive, so reward flights on these routes can be a great use of … [Read more...]