Qantas is reportedly considering a "pay as you go" service model on flights between Australia and New Zealand. In a move that would copy the existing models of Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia, Qantas passengers could be charged extra for things like checked baggage, meals, drinks, frequent flyer points, seat selection and in-flight entertainment when flying across the … [Read more...]
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The internet is littered with negative reviews about Air China. But are these reviews justified? What's it really like to fly Air China Economy class? AFF member trentusjuventus recently put the Beijing-based Star Alliance carrier to the test, flying Economy from Taipei to Europe and back. Though initially hesitant to fly Air China Economy class, they had an unbeatable fare … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia has come under fire over its poor in-flight entertainment options on domestic flights. Virgin's Boeing 737 aircraft aren't fitted with seatback entertainment screens. Instead, passengers can stream content to their own mobile devices via the Virgin Australia Entertainment App. There is nothing inherently wrong with Virgin in-flight entertainment being … [Read more...]
An AFF member who recently flew Thai Airways Business class believes the experience was poor value for money. SCW flew Thai Business class from Sydney to Lahore via Bangkok. The cabin crew were great. But in this member's opinion, the Business class seats, catering and in-flight entertainment were all below-par. I recently flew Thai business SYD-Bangkok-Lahore return. Very … [Read more...]
AFF moderator JessicaTam did a LOT of flying over the weekend! After flying from Melbourne to London on Qantas' final A380 service via Dubai, she then flew straight back to Melbourne after just 24 hours in the UK. But this wasn't just any flight back to Australia; it was the inaugural non-stop Qantas Dreamliner service from London to Perth! With Business class sold out on … [Read more...]