Malindo Air will launch non-stop flights from Adelaide to Bali from 16 April 2019. The 4x weekly flights, to be operated by Boeing 737s, will continue from Bali to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. The new Malindo Air flights were originally announced last month, but tickets only went on sale this week. Jetstar is the only other airline to currently fly direct between Adelaide … [Read more...]
Low Cost Carriers
Low Cost Carriers is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. And for obvious reasons - we all love a bargain! But the problem with low cost carriers is that once you have paid for all the extras, you could end up paying more than a discounted ticket on a full service airline.
To discover ways to earn more points so that you can avoid traveling on low cost carriers, be sure to read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines.
Air Asia will commence non-stop flights from Perth to Lombok in Indonesia from 9 June 2019. The new route offers Perth residents an alternative to Bali, and there are some great launch fares available from just $155 return. The Perth-Lombok flights will run 4 times per week on an Airbus A320 aircraft operated by Indonesia Air Asia. The outbound flight, QZ471, will depart … [Read more...]
Qantas is increasing the maximum weight limit for hand luggage carried onto its flights. From Monday 25 March 2019, Qantas passengers in all classes of travel will be allowed to take carry-on bags weighing up to 10kg onto domestic flights. This is up from the previous maximum of 7kg per piece of hand luggage. Qantas will retain its limit of two carry-on bags, plus one small … [Read more...]
When booking flights around the United States, you'll probably notice that the major US airlines now offer "Basic Economy" fares. Basic Economy tickets are a relatively new concept and are designed to help the likes of American Airlines, Delta and United to compete better against ultra-low-cost carriers on price. Basic Economy tickets are generally the cheapest option on US … [Read more...]
Brisbane flyers will soon have more ways to get to Thailand, with Thai Air Asia X launching direct flights from Brisbane to Bangkok. The low-cost carrier will operate four flights per week starting from 25 June 2019. Thai Airways is the only other airline operating direct flights on the Brisbane-Bangkok route. Thai used to offer daily flights to Brisbane, but recently cut … [Read more...]