Cathay Pacific has announced a major devaluation of its Asia Miles frequent flyer program. Key changes include award flight price increases and changes to the way miles are earned. The Asia Miles devaluation comes into effect from 22 June 2018, so you have less than a month to take advantage of the program in its current form. The upcoming Asia Miles devaluation affects … [Read more...]
Flight Upgrades is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Much of the discussion is about upgrading to a premium cabin class of travel.
We do offer tips and tricks for upgrading. For example, read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points.
AFF member ecole16 recently flew in Business class on a Fiji Airways 737. This member travelled in the Business cabin on FJ254, an afternoon service from Apia to Nadi. They've taken the time to post pictures and a review of the flight. A Boeing 737-800 was used for the 2-hour flight. This aircraft has 8 Business class seats in a 2-2 configuration. These are recliner seats, … [Read more...]
Want to upgrade to Business class on your next flight? Upgrading with frequent flyer points could be an option, but what if you don't have enough of them? Or perhaps you've bought a non-upgradeable fare? Bidding is another way to secure a flight upgrade. Many airlines including Qantas, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand let you bid for an upgrade in an online "auction" for … [Read more...]
There's not much worse than being bumped from a flight at the airport! Luckily for Qantas passengers, the airline is proactively working to avoid this. It's now offering free upgrades to passengers willing to give up their seats on oversold Qantas flights. An AFF member recently received a phone call from Qantas the day before they were booked to fly from Melbourne to Hong … [Read more...]
Expert Flyer is one of the most useful online tools for frequent flyers. The many Expert Flyer features can help to secure an upgrade, find award availability, pick the best seat on the plane, and much more! A lot of the information available on Expert Flyer, such as real-time flight availability, is not otherwise available to the general public. If you're a frequent flyer, … [Read more...]