If you ever see a Facebook post inviting you to comment, share or like the page to win a Quantas First Class flight, it's almost certainly too good to be true! Time and time again, scammers create fake pages on Facebook or other social media platforms purporting to belong to an airline (or another well-known organisation). These pages typically encourage readers to interact … [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!
With most international travel off the cards for the foreseeable future, many frequent flyers are reminiscing about past trips and longing to get back into the air. At this time, it's easy to think about long-haul travel through rose-coloured glasses. But as any frequent traveller will know, long-haul travel is not always as fun as it sounds. Most of us have experienced … [Read more...]
Some frequent flyers like to collect things like boarding passes, airline amenity kits, business class pyjamas or in-flight magazines. But is it legal to collect the safety instruction cards found in aircraft seat pockets? Last week, Qantas operated three Boeing 747 joy flights before the "queen of the skies" is retired for good. Passengers on these special flights were … [Read more...]
Qantas and Jetstar recently implemented their new "Fly Well" program on all flights. Since 12 June, all passengers are being offered face masks and hand sanitiser. But social distancing is no longer being applied to seat selection. The Qantas Fly Well program includes a range of new and existing health measures both pre-flight and on board. You can read about the full range … [Read more...]
Air New Zealand has dropped social distancing from its domestic flights after New Zealand eradicated COVID-19. The airline has also restored flights to all of the airports it serves in New Zealand, as Jetstar announces it too will resume New Zealand domestic services. But international flights remain off the table for now. Like most airlines, Air New Zealand had made … [Read more...]