Air New Zealand's latest safety video may be irritating. But as every airline reminds us at the start of every flight, it's important to pay close attention even if you fly often. Two passengers seated in the exit row of an Air New Zealand flight have been booted off the plane after they refused to take notice of the safety briefing. The incident occurred on flight NZ424 … [Read more...]
Seat Selection is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. The seat you select can make - or break - your journey! To help identify the best seats on the plane, use one of the online tools we describe in our guide 10 Must-Have Online Tools for Frequent Flyers.
Thousands of lucky Jetstar passengers received a pleasant surprise on their flights to or from Hawaii over the past few weeks. Instead of flying on a cramped Jetstar Dreamliner, passengers booked to fly between Sydney and Honolulu have instead been flown on a Qantas Boeing 747 and received the full Qantas service. Some lucky passengers booked in Jetstar Economy have even … [Read more...]
It's not uncommon for people in a group travelling together to swap seats on the plane. But is it allowed to swap seats with somebody you know that is travelling in a different cabin class? AFF member maidmarion will soon be flying with Air New Zealand to the Cook Islands. There are three family members booked on this flight in Economy, but a fourth person has decided to … [Read more...]
Airline passengers often try to predict how full a flight will be for a variety of reasons. For example, it may give an indication of how likely an upgrade is to clear. Or, if you know that your flight will be full (or empty), it may influence your choice of seat selection. But is there a way to accurately predict the loading of an upcoming flight? Many people try to … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines is currently in the process of refurbishing its Airbus A380 aircraft. The Singapore Airlines A380 upgrades see plush new First Class Suites installed at the front of the plane's upper deck. The new First Class has received largely rave reviews, with travellers loving the suites' size and the ability to join neighbouring compartments to create a double bed in … [Read more...]