Velocity Frequent Flyer members looking for a way to redeem their points to Los Angeles in a premium cabin will soon have a new option. From 16 April 2019, Delta Air Lines will switch its aircraft flying from Sydney to Los Angeles to a refurbished Boeing 777-200LR. This new configuration will have Delta One suites in Business class and also a premium economy cabin, which Delta … [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.
More and more airlines are now offering Premium Economy on their long-haul flights. But not all Premium Economy products were created equal. With some airlines, passengers receive little more than a wider seat with more legroom - a marginal improvement over Economy. But with other airlines, the better seat is accompanied by a "soft product" that's closer to Business … [Read more...]
Qantas has started selling Premium Economy tickets on its daily Boeing 787-9 tag flight between Melbourne and Perth. Qantas passengers also have the opportunity to redeem Qantas points for a Premium Economy award or upgrade on this route. Qantas flight QF9, which continues to London, has become a popular choice for flyers travelling from Melbourne to Perth. The flight … [Read more...]
Norwegian Air Shuttle offers some very competitive fares on its long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliner routes. The low-cost carrier flies many trans-Atlantic routes, as well as several routes between Asia and Europe. From last year, non-stop flights from Singapore to London were added to the airline's growing network. Norwegian flies 4x weekly from Singapore to London, with the … [Read more...]
Qantas is bringing First Class back to its Sydney-Hong Kong route from December until March 2019. If you're quick, you may even be able to book Qantas First Class to Hong Kong using frequent flyer points. There are currently two First Class award seats available on the new flights almost every day! For several years, Qantas has already been operating an Airbus A380 on the … [Read more...]