Enjoy a meal on your flight? Within Australia, both Qantas and Virgin Australia offer complimentary food and drinks on all flights. But exactly what you'll get depends on the airline, time of day and length of the flight. On some flights you'll get a full hot meal with complimentary wine and beer, while on others you'll just get a fun-sized chocolate bar. In this article, we … [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.
International flights in cattle class are rarely a fun experience. But having an empty neighbouring seat - or even an entire row to yourself - can make a big difference to your on-board comfort. Several airlines offer the opportunity to purchase a free neighbouring seat on your flight for a small fee. One is Air New Zealand, which sells "Twin Seats" for as little as $29 on … [Read more...]
Dreaming of a visit to the land of the long white cloud? Cheap flights to New Zealand are on sale now, with tickets to Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington starting at just $185 return. Flights to Queenstown are also on sale. These fares are available departing from Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast. These cheap flights are with Jetstar, so they don't include luggage or … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia introduced Economy X seating on all its flights last year. These extra legroom seats come with dedicated overhead locker space, priority security and priority boarding. On flights to Los Angeles, Economy X passengers also receive noise-cancelling headphones and first meal choice. Economy X seats can be booked for a surcharge ranging from $35 to around $150, … [Read more...]
The internet is littered with negative reviews about Air China. But are these reviews justified? What's it really like to fly Air China Economy class? AFF member trentusjuventus recently put the Beijing-based Star Alliance carrier to the test, flying Economy from Taipei to Europe and back. Though initially hesitant to fly Air China Economy class, they had an unbeatable fare … [Read more...]