On 1 December 2019, Singapore Airlines will switch its Singapore-Istanbul route from a Boeing 777-200 to an Airbus A350-900. The Airbus A350 has a Premium Economy cabin with 24 seats, meaning Singapore Airlines Premium Economy will soon be offered to Istanbul for the first time. This presents some great opportunities to travellers looking to redeem Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer … [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. This is especially true if you have Qantas silver status or higher.
Delta has re-jigged the fare classes used for its Comfort+ and Premium Select cabins, resulting in changes to Velocity Frequent Flyer earning. Delta is now using both "W" and "S" fare classes for its domestic Comfort+ product. The "S" class was previously used for Discount Economy tickets, causing some concern that the change would result in a reduction in Velocity points … [Read more...]
When flying to Asia, Qantas offers a Premium Economy cabin on flights to Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Qantas has a very good Premium Economy product, so redeeming your Qantas Frequent Flyer points for a seat can be very good value. But redeeming Cathay Pacific Asia Miles for Qantas Premium Economy awards is even better value. In Premium Economy, you'll receive a wider … [Read more...]
Looking for cheap flights to South America? Qantas currently has some very good fares available to Santiago, Lima, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo from $995 return. There are also some exceptional deals available to South America in Premium Economy from $1,895 return. Qantas Economy sale to South America Qantas flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to Santiago are now … [Read more...]
If you're looking for something more comfortable than Economy but more affordable than Business or First class, Premium Economy can be an excellent compromise. More and more airlines have introduced Premium Economy products in recent years. This product is particularly attractive to many Australians, especially when flying to Europe or North America, as these are extremely … [Read more...]