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...]
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.
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...]
Do you remember when Boeing marketed its Boeing 787 Dreamliner as a luxurious and spacious new aircraft that would end jet lag? Boeing promised that even Economy passengers would travel in greater comfort thanks to new technology and a spacious cabin design. Indeed, new technology on the Boeing 787 such as electronic windows and a lower cabin altitude has improved the … [Read more...]
We're lucky in Australia to have two airlines with very good domestic Business Class products. Both Qantas and Virgin Australia offer dedicated Business class cabins on domestic flights with comfortable, wide seats and plenty of legroom. On domestic flights operated by Airbus A330s, lie-flat beds are even available in Business Class. When flying Business class within Europe, … [Read more...]
Etihad Airways has introduced a new fare type which doesn't include checked luggage. Etihad's new hand-luggage only fares are being sold as "Economy Deal" tickets and include only up to 7kg of carry-on luggage. Economy Deal fares also cannot be cancelled or upgraded, and Etihad Guest miles are earned at a reduced rate. Economy Saver tickets continue to include 30kg of … [Read more...]