SATA Azores Airlines is a Portuguese airline based in Ponta Delgada. Given the location of the Azores Islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, it's little surprise that the airline is focused on flying between the Azores, mainland Europe and North America. The airline has a small fleet of Airbus A320s and A321s, and many of its flights operate between the larger islands of … [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.
Cheap international flights are available in Economy Class on Qantas and other airlines.
Virgin Australia is temporarily no longer providing complimentary snacks to Economy class passengers on domestic flights. The airline has also stopped serving tea, coffee, juice and complimentary Happy Hour drinks in Economy class as part of a new "simplified" onboard food and beverage menu. This includes flights to and from Perth, where a full meal is usually … [Read more...]
The De Havilland DHC-8, or "Dash 8", is the backbone of the QantasLink fleet and a common sight at regional airports around Australia. There are three versions of the Dash 8 in the QantasLink fleet; the -200 series which is mostly used on flights to Lord Howe Island, and the larger Dash 8 Q300 and Q400 turboprop aircraft. In this review, we look at the QantasLink Economy … [Read more...]
Air New Zealand’s recent announcement that it could introduce lie-flat bunk beds in Economy class went viral. Social media exploded and the story has been regurgitated by news outlets all over the world. Some journalists have even predicted that the Air New Zealand Skynest will spell the end of Business class. To be clear, that’s an utterly ridiculous claim to make on the … [Read more...]
I was recently looking for a flight from Oslo to Vienna, when I noticed that Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air had a flight on sale for 99 Norwegian krone. That works out to be just $16 in Australian Dollars. This wasn't even a super promotional advance-purchase fare - this price was (and still is) available on many dates, and I was able to book at this price less than a week … [Read more...]