Qantas will move its Airbus A380 onto the Sydney-Hong Kong route two weeks later than scheduled this summer. Qantas had planned to upgrade one of its daily Sydney-Hong Kong flights, QF127 and the return QF128, to an Airbus A380 from 4 December 2019. This was due to replace the Boeing 787-9. However, Qantas will now only use Airbus A380s on this route from 18 December. At … [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!
If you can't afford to purchase a First Class ticket (and not many of us can!), be sure to take advantage of promotions such as the Qantas double status credits offer to boost your points balance. You will need all the points you can get for a First Class flight!
Emirates is renowned for having one of the world's best First Class products. In this review, we try out the airline's older Boeing 777 First Class on a short Emirates fifth-freedom flight from Cyprus to Malta. Flight Details Flight number EK109 Route Larnaca (LCA) to Malta (MLA) Aircraft type Boeing 777-300ER Class of travel First Seat … [Read more...]
The first of Qantas' twelve Airbus A380s has been upgraded and is now back in service with the airline. The refurbished Qantas A380 features refreshed First and Economy seats, as well as brand new Business and Premium Economy cabins. The new Airbus A380 layout features 70 Business seats - up from 64 - and almost double the number of Premium Economy seats with 60 seats. To … [Read more...]
If you've ever tried to redeem your Qantas Frequent Flyer points to fly Emirates Business or First Class to Europe, you've probably been shocked by the amount of extra taxes and carrier charges payable. But there's a clever way to save hundreds in carrier charges when redeeming your points for Emirates award tickets. On a one-way trip from Sydney to London in Emirates First … [Read more...]
Finding First Class award availability to Europe can be difficult at the best of times. But if you'd like to redeem Qantas points to fly to Europe - in First Class on Qatar Airways' Airbus A380, no less - look no further than Qatar's Perth-Doha route. Qatar Airways First Class award availability from Perth to Doha is surprisingly generous, with up to two reward seats … [Read more...]