It's easy to forget just how good flying is in Australia. We have two full-service airlines with proper Business class products and well-appointed airport lounges. Complementing this are two low-cost airlines offering comfortable budget travel. By comparison, aviation in Europe is in a rather sad state... Flying in Europe really seems like a cross between Tigerair and a horse … [Read more...]
Economy Class is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer as this is by far the most common class of travel. Airline standards do vary, but most full service airlines offer a comfortable product.
That said, you can always improve your travel experience by upgrading to a higher class such as Premium Economy or Business Class. Read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points for more information.
LATAM Airlines flies non-stop from Melbourne to Santiago 3 times per week using Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The route launched in October last year, and AFF member pn1 recently tried it out in Economy class. The trip began on board LA804 from Melbourne to Santiago. This flight departs in the evening, so dinner was served after take-off. This was followed by a small breakfast … [Read more...]
Over the past few years, British Airways has been undertaking an intense cost-cutting drive. BA has already removed complimentary snacks and drinks from Economy on its short-haul flights within Europe. Now, the British flag carrier has revealed plans to reduce the legroom on its Airbus A320 fleet. British Airways will also remove the seat recline function from these … [Read more...]
Scoot's new flights to Berlin are now on sale, and the low-cost carrier is offering some seriously low launch fares from Australia! Right now, you can book a flight from Perth to Berlin from $319 one-way. It often costs more than this to fly from Perth to another destination within Western Australia! Cheap airfares to the German capital are also available from the Gold Coast … [Read more...]
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...]