When flying from Sydney to London, you could pay anywhere from nothing to over $250 per passenger to choose your own seats - or even more than $1,000 per passenger for exit row seat assignments! This can really add up if you're flying as a family. And as more and more airlines try to supplement their revenue by charging for ancillary services, seat selection fees are only … [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.
The Airbus A321neo is the latest addition to Air New Zealand's short-haul fleet. Featuring 214 Economy class seats, these aircraft are used on trans-Tasman and Pacific Island flights. In this review, we test Air New Zealand's trans-Tasman Economy product from Melbourne to Auckland. Flight Details Flight number NZ726 Route Melbourne (MEL) to Auckland … [Read more...]
The first of Qantas' twelve Airbus A380s has been upgraded and is now back in service with the airline. The refurbished Qantas A380 features refreshed First and Economy seats, as well as brand new Business and Premium Economy cabins. The new Airbus A380 layout features 70 Business seats - up from 64 - and almost double the number of Premium Economy seats with 60 seats. To … [Read more...]
Qantas' first refurbished Airbus A380 is set to return to service next Monday with a brand new interior. The airline is currently in the process of upgrading its A380s with brand new Business and Premium Economy seats, and refreshed First Class and Economy seats. VH-OQK (named John and Reginald Duigan) is the first Qantas A380 to receive the mid-life interior refresh. It … [Read more...]
There are three main aircraft types in the Virgin Australia fleet; the Boeing 737-800, Airbus A330-200 and Boeing 777-300ER. The Economy and Business class seats on each of these plane types are quite different. For example, Virgin Australia's Business class seats range from recliners to lie-flat beds. On the Boeing 777-300ER, which is used for flights to and from Los Angeles, … [Read more...]