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...]
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.
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...]
The new Qantas Dreamliner has now been in service for a couple of months. Many AFF members have now had the chance to fly on the Boeing 787-9 in Economy, Premium Economy and Business class. But so far, the Qantas 787 reviews are mixed. The Qantas 787 will commence non-stop flights from Perth to London from 24 March. Given the extreme length of this flight, our members have a … [Read more...]
As Australia's largest low-cost carrier, Jetstar is often criticised for various reasons. But after once vowing to never fly Jetstar again, our member Cruiser Elite decided this week to give the airline a second chance. They didn't regret their decision. Our member flew Jetstar from Melbourne to Byron Bay as the fare was less than half the price of Virgin Australia on the … [Read more...]
There are only 9 airlines in the world that have been given a 5-star rating by Skytrax. One of them is China's Hainan Airlines. Hainan Airlines' 5-star rating brings it in line with carriers such as Singapore Airlines, ANA and Qatar Airways. But did it live up to such high expectations when our member Wanderlust_tim recently flew them from Melbourne to Xi'an? The answer … [Read more...]