Qantas flight QF1 is the airline's flagship "kangaroo route" from Sydney to London via Singapore. Departing from Sydney each afternoon, this Airbus A380 service takes around 24 hours to cover the 17,176km to London. Are you flying on QF1 from Sydney to London? This guide explains everything you need to know to maximise your experience and have an enjoyable … [Read more...]
Seat Selection is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. The seat you select can make - or break - your journey! Unfortunately, seat selection is not usually available on most cheap international flights.
There are three main aircraft types in the Virgin Australia fleet; the Boeing 737-800, Airbus A330-200 and Boeing 777-300ER. The Economy and Business class seats on each of these plane types are quite different. For example, Virgin Australia's Business class seats range from recliners to lie-flat beds. On the Boeing 777-300ER, which is used for flights to and from Los Angeles, … [Read more...]
Staring out the window and watching the world go by is one of the joys of air travel. But some airlines insist that all passengers lower their window shades to create a dark cabin - even in the middle of the day. There are several reasons that airlines may ask passengers to close their window blinds. But some travellers detest being told to do this as they have specifically … [Read more...]
In general, it's possible to select your preferred seat in advance when flying on Qantas. But when flying on a QantasLink Dash 8 aircraft, you'll only be able to select a seat once online check-in opens 24 hours before the flight. Before this time, you'll only be able to nominate an aisle or window preference. So, why is this and how can you ensure a good seat on QantasLink … [Read more...]
Subtly, every aircraft is different. If you're flying in Economy on a Qantas A380, for example, your seat will be much different to a seat on a Boeing 787. So, what can you expect from your Qantas Economy class seat? And which are the best and worst seats on each different type of Qantas aircraft? This guide explains what you need to know about Qantas Economy seats, in … [Read more...]