Until 22 November 2020, you can get a 30% discount when redeeming Velocity Frequent Flyer points for Virgin Australia flights in Business class. You can also now get a 30% discount when using Velocity points to upgrade to Business class on Virgin Australia flights. The 30% discount applies to the points required (but not taxes & carrier charges) on any Virgin Australia … [Read more...]
Business Class is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Travelling with a bit of luxury can make all the difference to your enjoyment of the trip. And it can be less expensive thank you think!
You can enjoy Business Class travel for less when you redeem Qantas points for Business Class Travel.
Virgin Australia may have scaled back its domestic business class service at the moment, but not Qantas. The flying kangaroo has already reinstated hot meals and drinks in business class, and the current service during COVID-19 is not all that different from normal times. In this review, find out what it's like flying in Qantas' Boeing 737-800 domestic business class with … [Read more...]
I've previously written a fairly positive review of Virgin Australia's Boeing 737 Business Class. But during COVID-19 it's a very different experience. As I discovered on a recent flight from Canberra to Brisbane, Virgin Australia Business class passengers are no longer receiving even close to the full Business class experience during COVID-19. Flight Details Flight … [Read more...]
Update: It appears that VH-OEJ, the last Qantas 747, is now scheduled to leave Australia on 22 July. Before this, Qantas will operate 3 domestic joy flights - one each from Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra. Tickets are expected to sell out quickly. The decision to put on the 3 joy flights was made at the last minute and will ensure the Queen of the Skies gets the farewell she … [Read more...]
Turkish Airlines, a member of Star Alliance, flies to more countries than any other airline in the world (at least, it did before the COVID-19 pandemic). The Boeing 737 is widely used on Turkish Airlines' short-haul flights between Istanbul and Europe. It's also used on many medium-haul flights to destinations throughout the Middle East, Central Asia and northern Africa. In … [Read more...]