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...]
Premium Economy is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Premium Economy is often a good compromise between the comfort of business class and the affordability of economy class.
It's also usually easier to get a premium economy award ticket when compared to a business class award ticket. To help find award availability, read our guide how to find Oneworld, Star Alliance & SkyTeam Award Availability.
Want to fly Qantas to destinations like Los Angeles, Dubai, Santiago or Johannesburg in Premium Economy? Book for HALF the number of points via the Cathay Pacific Asia Miles program! After some inspiration on ways to redeem your frequent flyer points? In our weekly Points Inspiration segment, we highlight an excellent frequent flyer redemption opportunity so you can convert … [Read more...]
On a recent trip to Frankfurt, our member dxwell decided to splurge on Premium Economy tickets with Singapore Airlines. After a very pleasant flight, they now wonder why they hadn't tried Premium Economy sooner! I recently flew SQ Premium Economy from SIN to FRA and found both the hard product and soft product to be of very high quality. Now I feel stupid to have not booked PE … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia is reportedly considering bringing Premium Economy back on domestic flights. Under the plan, the first three rows of Economy class on Virgin's Boeing 737 aircraft would be converted to Premium Economy seats with extra legroom. Virgin is also considering adding other Premium Economy benefits, such as dedicated overhead locker space and use of the Business class … [Read more...]
Premium Economy is an increasingly popular middle-ground between Economy and Business class. But according to one disappointed member, the experience is NOT worth the premium price-tag. This member flew Singapore Airlines to Europe and back, paying significantly more than an Economy ticket. But they did not find the Premium Economy service to be a marked step-up from cattle … [Read more...]