Comfort seats don't just give you the benefit of extra space when you fly. They are also a clever way to earn extra frequent flyer points and status credits! Many airlines sell "comfort seats", or free neighbouring seats, for a fee. These were originally intended for larger passengers that might have difficulty fitting in one airline seat. But there are many other reasons … [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 will next week introduce restrictive Economy Lite fares alongside a range of new fare types. At the same time, a range of fees will be increased. But there's some good news, as Singapore Airlines increases the range of Economy fares eligible to be upgraded with KrisFlyer miles. From 20 January 2018, Singapore Airlines and its subsidiary Silk Air will offer … [Read more...]
Our members have discovered a handy Qantas seat selection trick that lets you choose almost any seat on the plane. This includes front row seats that are normally only accessible to Platinum One frequent flyers and Chairman's Lounge members! The trick is to select your seats on the Sri Lankan Airlines website. Here's what you need to do: Enter your 6-digit Qantas … [Read more...]
Gold and Platinum frequent flyers will no longer be able to enjoy the extra legroom of exit row seats free of charge. Qantas has begun charging for these prized seats on all flights. This includes short domestic flights. All flyers will now need to pay the fee, which ranges from $20 to $180 per flight, including Gold and Platinum members. Only Platinum One frequent flyers … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia will re-brand its extra-legroom Economy seats as "Economy X", adding additional benefits including priority boarding and dedicated overhead locker space for Economy X passengers. As part of the new product launch, Virgin will reconfigure its Boeing 737 aircraft to offer three rows of extra-legroom seating at the front of the cabin. This is in addition to the … [Read more...]