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...]
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.
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...]
A great Business class seat can make all the difference between a restful and an uncomfortable flight. Across the airline's long-haul and short-haul fleet, there are 6 different types of Qantas Business Class seats. Some are lie-flat seats, while others are recliners. Naturally, some Qantas Business seats are better than others. Until recently, Qantas also had different … [Read more...]
Emirates has started unbundling its Business Class fares with the launch of its new "Business Special" fare concept. Emirates' Business Special fares are a little bit cheaper than the Dubai-based airline's regular tickets. But they also exclude many of the perks that traditionally come with a Business class ticket. What you'll get on a discounted Emirates Business Special … [Read more...]
If you're stuck in Economy on a long overnight flight, there's not much better than getting a whole row of seats to yourself. Did you know that, on one Qantas flight, the airline will actually sell you the remaining seats in your row for a small fee? It's much more cost-effective than upgrading to Premium Economy or Business, and you'll get a lie-flat bed in Economy … [Read more...]