Qantas officially opened its new First Class Lounge in Singapore yesterday, following a soft launch in mid-November. The new Qantas Singapore First Lounge provides an enhanced experience for Platinum and Platinum One frequent flyers, as well as First Class passengers, while relieving some of the pressure from the existing Qantas Singapore Lounge. Located near the D gates … [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.
Airlines seem to love married segments, but for frequent flyers and travel agents they can be extremely frustrating. Sometimes you'll find an award seat on a flight you want to book, only to find that it's not actually available if you add on a connecting flight to your final destination. Married segments are also why airlines will sometimes charge a higher amount if you remove … [Read more...]
Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, KLM, Oman Air and Emirates currently have some excellent Business class sale fares from the Philippines to Europe, for travel right up until the end of August 2020. For example, you could fly with Etihad Airways in Business Class from Manila to Rome for just $2,571 return. If you live in Australia, you can take advantage of these prices by … [Read more...]
Earlier this year, German airline Lufthansa tried to sue a passenger that exploited the loophole of hidden-city ticketing by skipping the last flight on their ticket. This case has now finally be resolved in the German courts, and in a victory for frequent flyers, the airline did not win. In Episode 22 of the AFF on AIR podcast, Matt chats to Dr. Matthias Böse, the lawyer who … [Read more...]
It's now possible to redeem Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles for Singapore Airlines flights, including to and from Australia! Singapore Airlines has been an Alaska Airlines partner for more than two years, and you can already redeem Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles for Alaska Airlines flights. But the ability to redeem Mileage Plan miles for flights on Singapore Airlines … [Read more...]