Singapore Airlines has apologised for the lengthy KrisFlyer call centre waiting times experienced by customers over recent weeks. Many frequent flyers, including several AFF members, have reported waiting for hours on hold when trying to call the Singapore Airlines or KrisFlyer contact centres recently. Some have even waited so long on hold that the call was eventually … [Read more...]
Complaints & Resolutions
Complaints & Resolutions is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. While no-one likes a bad travel experience - these things do happen, and there may well be cause to complain.
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Australians have been left out of pocket after online travel agency Bestjet went out of business at the end of last year. Thousands of Bestjet bookings have been cancelled, and many of the affected passengers are now left without a refund or a confirmed flight. While some Bestjet customers still have confirmed bookings, others have had their bookings cancelled by the … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines has come to the rescue after a Qantas blunder that left an AFF member seeing red. fitzy recently decided to change a Classic Flight Reward booking made with Qantas. Upon calling the Qantas call centre, this member was told that the change would cost 5,000 Qantas points, but that they would receive a refund of $270 due to the lower fees and taxes on the new … [Read more...]
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has called out all four of Australia's major airlines for misleading customers about their right to a refund. In addition, Jetstar has been fined $1.95 million for making false and misleading representations about its passengers' rights. The ACCC alleges that Jetstar falsely claimed on its website that certain fares … [Read more...]
When booking flights, online travel agents like Bestjet, CheapOair and Trip.com are often cheaper than the airline's own website. But are the savings worth it? An AFF member was recently searching for three Singapore Airlines Business class tickets. Laffer found the same flights available on Bestjet.com for $1,500 cheaper than Singapore Airlines' own website. It is not … [Read more...]