We're told that social distancing - keeping at least 1.5 metres of physical distance from other people - is an extremely important weapon in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. In fact, some governments have now implemented strict laws to enforce it. Recognising the importance of social distancing in the current climate, some airlines have made changes to seat … [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.
QantasLink will switch one of its five daily flights between Sydney and Coffs Harbour to a Boeing 717 aircraft. The change will take effect from Sunday, 29 March 2020. It comes just weeks before Tigerair withdraws from the Sydney-Coffs Harbour and Melbourne-Coffs Harbour routes. Currently, the Sydney-Coffs Harbour route is served by QantasLink exclusively with smaller … [Read more...]
Air New Zealand’s recent announcement that it could introduce lie-flat bunk beds in Economy class went viral. Social media exploded and the story has been regurgitated by news outlets all over the world. Some journalists have even predicted that the Air New Zealand Skynest will spell the end of Business class. To be clear, that’s an utterly ridiculous claim to make on the … [Read more...]
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...]
Virgin Australia is introducing basic economy class tickets that cannot be changed, cancelled or upgraded, are ineligible for advance seat selection, include less checked baggage and earn fewer Velocity points & status credits. The new "Economy Light" fares are now available for sale on Virgin Australia long-haul flights, for travel from 23 April 2020. You can purchase … [Read more...]