A little-known South American airline has announced plans for a unique route that would connect Perth to Buenos Aires in just 15 hours. The non-stop flights between Argentina and Perth would continue to a final destination in Asia, which is likely to be Singapore. The flights would be operated by Norwegian Air Argentina. This low-cost carrier only recently started operations … [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.
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Qantas has refused to provide compensation to customers downgraded from Qantas' own services to Jetstar. Downgraded passengers also lost most of the benefits of their original tickets including complimentary food, in-flight entertainment and seat selection after Qantas cancelled their flights. In one case, AFF member tea&coffee was downgraded from Qantas Business class … [Read more...]
It's easy to forget just how good flying is in Australia. We have two full-service airlines with proper Business class products and well-appointed airport lounges. Complementing this are two low-cost airlines offering comfortable budget travel. By comparison, aviation in Europe is in a rather sad state... Flying in Europe really seems like a cross between Tigerair and a horse … [Read more...]
Malaysia's Air Asia X has announced plans to shift its Melbourne flights to Avalon Airport in Geelong towards the end of 2018. The double-daily Avalon-Kuala Lumpur services would be the first regular international flights for Avalon Airport. Air Asia X flies twice-daily between Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur using densely-configured Airbus A330-300s, with one day flight and one … [Read more...]
Scoot's new flights to Berlin are now on sale, and the low-cost carrier is offering some seriously low launch fares from Australia! Right now, you can book a flight from Perth to Berlin from $319 one-way. It often costs more than this to fly from Perth to another destination within Western Australia! Cheap airfares to the German capital are also available from the Gold Coast … [Read more...]