Malaysia Airlines started flying its new Airbus A350-900 to Sydney earlier this month, and the airline is now selling First Class on these flights. This is great news if you have Qantas points, as there is plenty of A350 First Class award availability! The Malaysia Airlines A350 is configured with Economy, Business and First Class seating. With just four seats in the First … [Read more...]
First Class is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. And for obvious reasons - we all aspire to travel one day in First Class!
To discover ways to earn more points so that you can travel one day up in the pointy end, be sure to read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines.
The Qantas Oneworld Award is one of the best uses of Qantas Frequent Flyer points. For a fixed amount of Qantas points, it's possible to fly around the world with up to 5 stopovers! Qantas' Oneworld Classic Flight Reward, as it's officially known, can be used to fly up to 35,000 miles on any Oneworld airlines. It's available in Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First … [Read more...]
It's well known that a Business class ticket - or elite airline status - can get you into airport lounges before your flight. But many airlines also offer arrivals lounge access. Depending on your airline, status and class of travel, you may also be entitled to lounge access on arrival at your destination. Arrivals lounge access could be useful if you're meeting somebody at … [Read more...]
In the United States, most airlines market their premium cabins as First on domestic flights. But US domestic "First Class" is far from a first-class experience for passengers! When flying Business Class in Australia, you can generally expect to receive lounge access, a hot meal on board and excellent service. Yet, none of this is standard when flying First Class on American … [Read more...]
Ever since Qantas revealed its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner Business Class suites, the airline has been telling us that frequent flyers nickname them "mini First Class". And, sure enough, media outlets have repeated this claim time and time again. It's quite a claim, but are frequent flyers really calling Qantas Business "mini First Class"? We're not so sure... Here's an … [Read more...]