Numerous AFF members have reported that their status credits earned from Jetstar flights are no longer counting towards the Qantas Loyalty Bonus. Qantas Frequent Flyer members earn a Loyalty Bonus for every 500 status credits accumulated in each membership year. The reward is a choice between 8,000 bonus frequent flyer points or 50 extra status credits towards the next … [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.
Comfort seats don't just give you the benefit of extra space when you fly. They are also a clever way to earn extra frequent flyer points and status credits! Many airlines sell "comfort seats", or free neighbouring seats, for a fee. These were originally intended for larger passengers that might have difficulty fitting in one airline seat. But there are many other reasons … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia last year entered into several new airline partnerships. One of these new alliances was with Hong Kong Airlines. Velocity Frequent Flyer members were promised that the agreement would bring reciprocal status recognition, and that Virgin flyers could earn and redeem points when flying with Hong Kong Airlines. But six months on, it seems the new Hong Kong … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines will next week introduce restrictive Economy Lite fares alongside a range of new fare types. At the same time, a range of fees will be increased. But there's some good news, as Singapore Airlines increases the range of Economy fares eligible to be upgraded with KrisFlyer miles. From 20 January 2018, Singapore Airlines and its subsidiary Silk Air will offer … [Read more...]
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 1,000 airport lounges in six continents. But the real beauty of Priority Pass membership is that … [Read more...]