Qantas will temporarily close its brand new Singapore First Lounge from next month. The closure is expected to last from 20 April until mid-September 2020, although it could be reduced or extended depending on how the COVID-19 situation evolves. The Qantas First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport only opened in late 2019. It's currently less than four months old. The … [Read more...]
Stopovers & Transits
Stopovers and Transits is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. By taking full advantage of stopovers & transits, you can get to visit additional cities for little (if any) extra cost. You can also enjoy a bit of luxury when visiting the departure lounges at many airports.
Qantas will ground two-thirds of its A380 fleet, re-route its Sydney-London flight via Perth, and delay the launch of flights to Chicago as it responds to a sudden collapse in demand for air travel due to coronavirus. Qantas also announced today that it will temporarily suspend flights from Melbourne and Brisbane to San Francisco, as well as Singapore to London. In addition, … [Read more...]
New York is the largest city in the United States and home to three major airports, including John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The city that never sleeps is an important financial hub and a hugely popular tourist destination, so it's no surprise that it's a hub for all three major U.S. legacy carriers. Qantas also flies to New York daily, with one-stop flights … [Read more...]
Fiji Airways is offering some very attractive Business class fares from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane to Tokyo, Japan. All flights are via Nadi, and free stopovers in Fiji are permitted. If you're thinking about booking a Business class ticket to Japan, these Fiji Airways flights are substantially cheaper than direct options on Qantas, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways or … [Read more...]
Just short of the next status tier with Qantas Frequent Flyer? If you haven't quite flown enough in your membership year to qualify (or re-qualify) for elite status, you might consider undertaking a Qantas status run. Status credits, which count towards your membership level with the airline, can only be earned by flying. The concept of a "status run" is therefore to book a … [Read more...]