Qantas is now offering customers free flight vouchers in exchange for switching to a different flight time. The "Qantas Flight Switch" offers are being made to selected customers by SMS text message or email. The invitations to switch to an earlier or later flight are generally being received within a week of the flight's departure date. In return for changing flights, the … [Read more...]
Flight Delays is a popular topic for discussion at the Australian Frequent Flyer. No one welcomes delays of any kind, but sometimes they are unavoidable. Take a look at our guide 10 Must-Have Online Tools for Frequent Flyers to find tools which can give you early warning of flight delays.
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has called out all four of Australia's major airlines for misleading customers about their right to a refund. In addition, Jetstar has been fined $1.95 million for making false and misleading representations about its passengers' rights. The ACCC alleges that Jetstar falsely claimed on its website that certain fares … [Read more...]
The 28 Degrees MasterCard has added a unique new benefit for travellers. Cardholders are now entitled to complimentary airport lounge access for themself and up to 4 guests, where available, if their flight is delayed by at least 2 hours. There is no charge; you'll just have to register each flight at least 6 hours in advance of the scheduled departure time. The "Flight Delay … [Read more...]
An Air New Zealand customer is significantly out of pocket after a series of unfortunate events that none of the three airlines involved are willing to take responsibility for. While Air New Zealand, Qantas and Emirates play the blame game, this passenger is still waiting for a refund. Artorias was booked to fly across the Tasman with Air New Zealand, but the flight was … [Read more...]
A disruptive Qantas passenger has inconvenienced hundreds of people after his actions forced Qantas flight QF9 to return to Perth on Saturday night. The Boeing 787 turned back to Perth around 2 hours into the 17-hour flight bound for London. The flight, which originally departed at 6.45pm on Saturday, was then unable to take off again until 12.30pm the next day. Passengers were … [Read more...]