Access to airport lounges is normally a perk of flying Business class or holding elite airline status. But even if you're not a frequent flyer, you can enjoy access to airport lounges around the world with a Priority Pass membership. Priority Pass members have access to more than 1,300 airport lounges in six continents. But the real beauty is that you can use the lounge … [Read more...]
Airline status ensures an enjoyable experience when flying with the airline putting you ahead of the crowd when trying to get an upgrade, complimentary lounge access and other benefits.
Unlike frequent flyer points which do not offer airline status, Qantas status credits is the key to earning Silver, Gold or Platinum Qantas status.
Virgin Australia is in crisis. Australia's second-largest airline has just lost its CEO. It's fighting with unions, who are refusing to accept the drastic cuts to worker pay and conditions proposed by Bain Capital. Business class passengers are being served two-minute noodles and staff are taking sick leave to avoid dealing with all the customer complaints. Last week, we … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer program has permanently removed some of the benefits offered to frequent flyers when travelling with international partner airlines. Upgrades and lounge access are among the tier benefits axed when flying with some partner airlines. Although Velocity Frequent Flyer only announced these cutbacks yesterday, its website states that … [Read more...]
Opportunities to earn Qantas status credits at Woolworths or BP may have ended, but there's still a way to earn Qantas status credits on the ground. Thanks to a current Qantas Premier Platinum credit card offer, you can now earn 75 status credits – plus a handy 100,000 bonus Qantas Frequent Flyer points – for as little as $199. Those status credits could help you to attain … [Read more...]
Qantas says it has issued a reminder to staff after a Oneworld Emerald frequent flyer was incorrectly refused Qantas Club access for a second time in a row. Last week we brought you the story of AFF member Muppet501st, who has Oneworld Emerald status as a Qatar Airways Platinum member. On a recent visit to the Qantas Club in Townsville, he was told that he couldn't use the … [Read more...]