Delta has re-jigged the fare classes used for its Comfort+ and Premium Select cabins, resulting in changes to Velocity Frequent Flyer earning. Delta is now using both "W" and "S" fare classes for its domestic Comfort+ product. The "S" class was previously used for Discount Economy tickets, causing some concern that the change would result in a reduction in Velocity points … [Read more...]
Airline Status is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Your travel experience is determined in part by your airline status.
Having status also puts you ahead of the crowd when trying to get an upgrade. Be sure to read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points and take full advantage of your airline status.
When you have status with a Oneworld airline - or a Business or First Class ticket - you can enjoy access to any Oneworld airline's lounge whenever you fly with any Oneworld airline. As a passenger, access to all of these lounges is complimentary. The same is true with other airline alliances. But whenever you enter an airport lounge, a financial transaction is taking place … [Read more...]
When booking flights from Melbourne to Cairns last week, timmy-t thought it would be a great idea to book the whole family on a Jetstar Dreamliner service departing from the international terminal. As this member has Qantas Platinum status, this would allow the family to enjoy a pleasant breakfast in the Qantas First Lounge before boarding the non-stop Jetstar Dreamliner … [Read more...]
Last week, Qantas announced a major shake-up to its Qantas Frequent Flyer program. In this episode, former Head of Loyalty at Malaysia Airlines, Mark Ross-Smith, joins Matt to discuss the changes, why Qantas announced them and what this all means for frequent flyers. Episode contents: 1:05 - Fortnightly news round-up 4:07 - Overview of Qantas … [Read more...]
Do you have an Amex Platinum or Amex Centurion card? If so, you can earn instant Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Silver status and benefit from a fast-track to KrisFlyer Gold status! KrisFlyer Gold status not only comes with benefits when you fly with Singapore Airlines. You'll also enjoy Star Alliance Gold benefits when flying on any of the other 26 Star Alliance airlines, … [Read more...]