American Airlines is one of many international airlines to introduce Premium Economy in recent years. American Airlines Premium Economy class is now available on Boeing 787, Airbus A330 and some Boeing 777 flights. This includes American Airlines' flights from Los Angeles to Sydney and Auckland. AFF member fifo recently sampled the American Airlines Premium Economy product … [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.
Redeeming Qantas points for travel to Hawaii is notoriously difficult. Qantas does not generally release any premium cabin awards on its flights between Sydney and Honolulu. This leaves partner airlines like Jetstar, Fiji Airways and Japan Airlines as the only option for those looking to redeem their Qantas points for Business Class flights. But there's now some good news! … [Read more...]
Qantas will temporarily remove Premium Economy from its Sydney-Hong Kong flights next year. All Qantas flights to Hong Kong between 29 March and 10 June 2019 are currently scheduled to be operated by Airbus A330s. These aircraft do not have a Premium Economy cabin. As a result, Qantas is not selling any seats in Premium Economy to Hong Kong between these dates. I was … [Read more...]
Qantas has announced that it will fly Boeing 747 jumbo jets to Honolulu over the Australian summer period. The move sees the introduction of Premium Economy on the Sydney-Honolulu route, as well as a huge increase in the number of Business class seats available to Hawaii. Qantas will fly Boeing 747s to Hawaii from 7 December 2018 until the end of April 2019. This covers the … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia is currently offering 30% off Velocity Reward Seats! The offer is available for Economy, Premium Economy and Business class reward seats booked using Velocity Frequent Flyer points. Both domestic and international Virgin Australia flights are included in the deal. Reward seats on Virgin Atlantic, Delta, Alitalia and Air New Zealand trans-Tasman flights are also … [Read more...]