In 2008, United Airlines started charging Economy class passengers a small fee to check in a second bag on domestic flights. The other US airlines quickly realised that they could increase their revenue by doing the same and, within just months, every legacy carrier in the United States had extended this to charging for all checked luggage. What originally began as a $15 fee … [Read more...]
Travel etiquette is always a controversial topic on the Australian Frequent Flyer forums. Be it a discussion about dress code in airport lounges, or the pros and cons of lowering your seat on the flight.
While some aircraft layouts such as the Qantas A380 Economy cabin have adequate legroom for the forward seat to recline, other layouts don't. The best rule is to be aware of those around you!
Last week, Qantas promised to fix its broken priority boarding system by implementing an "enhanced premium boarding experience" for domestic flights. The new priority boarding process has now been in place at six major Australian domestic airports for a week. But has the implementation been successful? As part of the new premium boarding process, Qantas staff have been … [Read more...]
EXCLUSIVE | Qantas will "enhance" its domestic priority boarding process, implementing changes to make it work better for frequent flyers. The changes will come into effect at major Australian airports from next Monday, 25 November 2019. As an airline, Qantas does many things well. But since introducing priority boarding for domestic flights in 2011, Qantas has consistently … [Read more...]
Time-poor frequent flyers can now pre-order and collect their grocery shopping right outside the airport after landing in Melbourne. Coles Supermarkets has installed Click&Collect smart lockers outside Terminal 4 at Melbourne Airport. These lockers are refrigerated to keep your shopping fresh until your flight lands. The Click&Collect service at Melbourne Airport … [Read more...]
Staring out the window and watching the world go by is one of the joys of air travel. But some airlines insist that all passengers lower their window shades to create a dark cabin - even in the middle of the day. There are several reasons that airlines may ask passengers to close their window blinds. But some travellers detest being told to do this as they have specifically … [Read more...]