Royal Brunei Airlines will launch direct flights from Brisbane to Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei, from 11 June 2019. The 4x weekly services will be operated by narrow-body Airbus A320neo aircraft. Royal Brunei already flies daily from Melbourne to Brunei using Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The airline had previously operated flights to Brisbane as well, but these were … [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.
Read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines so that you can earn frequent flyer points on your transit hotel stays.
Many of us enjoy using airport lounges when flying. Lounge access is a great way to grab some food, freshen up with a shower, get some work done or simply relax before departure. For Business and First Class passengers, as well as frequent flyers with elite airline status, lounge access is generally complimentary. But if you're flying Economy and don't have status, you can … [Read more...]
Doha, Qatar. It's home to Hamad International Airport, the megahub of Oneworld's Qatar Airways. If you're flying with Qatar Airways to pretty much anywhere, you'll be passing through this airport. Hamad International Airport is a world-class airport - clean, modern and connecting through there is relatively easy. But if you find yourself with a Doha stopover of more than … [Read more...]
Finnair currently has a great Business Class sale on flights from Bangkok, Thailand to Europe. You can fly Finnair's A350 Business Class from Bangkok to Helsinki, with onward connections to a choice of European cities including Berlin and Prague, from just $2,120 return. Business Class flights are available for around this price from Bangkok to Berlin, Prague, Amsterdam, … [Read more...]
If you're flying with Finnair to Europe, you'll be travelling via Helsinki. The efficiency of Helsinki Airport makes it one of the best in Europe. In fact, Helsinki Airport's Minimum Connect Times range from just 20 minutes for intra-Schengen connections, to 40 minutes when connecting from a long-haul international flight to any destination within Europe. Unlike in Sydney, … [Read more...]