On Qantas domestic flights, upgrades are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is a Business Class Classic Reward seat available on your flight, the upgrade is yours. But Qantas international flights work somewhat differently. On international Qantas flights, upgrading with frequent flyer points is like entering a lottery. The only difference is that the … [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.
Singapore Airlines is currently running its own version of a "bonus status credits" offer! You can currently earn 50% bonus KrisFlyer elite miles, which count towards Singapore Airlines status, on round-trip Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights departing from Australia. The 50% bonus KrisFlyer elite miles are on offer when flying from anywhere in Australia to Singapore, or … [Read more...]
In 2017, Virgin Australia launched a new codeshare partnership with Air Canada. At the time, Velocity members were hopeful that Air Canada could become a Velocity Frequent Flyer partner in the same way as Delta or Singapore Airlines. But this hasn't quite been the case. So, what exactly does Velocity's partnership with Air Canada entail? Virgin Australia and Air Canada have … [Read more...]
Do you have Silver, Gold or Platinum status with Qantas or Velocity Frequent Flyer? Then you're eligible for access to two airport lounges that you won't see advertised on the Qantas or Virgin Australia websites! PNG Air is the second-largest airline in Papua New Guinea. It operates a network of domestic routes using its fleet of Dash 8 and ATR 72 aircraft. PNG Air … [Read more...]
Qantas has clarified its policy on issuing express path cards to Platinum and Platinum One frequent flyers. It comes after reports that frequent flyers were not being issued with express cards despite being entitled to them. The good news is that those express path cards, which help travellers to speed through airport customs and immigration, are here to stay. A Qantas … [Read more...]