The new Qantas Dreamliner has now been in service for a couple of months. Many AFF members have now had the chance to fly on the Boeing 787-9 in Economy, Premium Economy and Business class. But so far, the Qantas 787 reviews are mixed. The Qantas 787 will commence non-stop flights from Perth to London from 24 March. Given the extreme length of this flight, our members have a … [Read more...]
In-Flight Entertainment is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Your travel experience can be greatly enhanced by an enjoyable flight and good inflight entertainment can certainly help!
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The end of the year is fast approaching, and it's not just your last chance to complete your Christmas shopping. Now is also your last chance to purchase gifts on board our national carrier, with Qantas removing duty free from all international flights. Qantas' final in-flight duty free sales will take place on international flights departing Australia on 31 December 2017. … [Read more...]
For many travellers, long-haul flights are a welcome opportunity to catch up on the latest new-release movies. But a surprisingly large number of travellers say that they rarely or never use the in-flight entertainment. One member recently flew to Europe and back. Despite spending almost two days in the air, they did not use the in-flight entertainment other than to check … [Read more...]
There are only 9 airlines in the world that have been given a 5-star rating by Skytrax. One of them is China's Hainan Airlines. Hainan Airlines' 5-star rating brings it in line with carriers such as Singapore Airlines, ANA and Qatar Airways. But did it live up to such high expectations when our member Wanderlust_tim recently flew them from Melbourne to Xi'an? The answer … [Read more...]
Qantas has begun trialling free in-flight wifi on one of its domestic Boeing 737 aircraft, with the service to be rolled out to the entire domestic fleet from later this year. In addition to offering internet access, Qantas will offer customers free access to television and movies through Foxtel and Netflix. Flyers will also have the opportunity to stream music through … [Read more...]