After discovering AFF two years ago, member dhein has been using the tips & tricks learned to upgrade to Business and First class. Thanks to frequent flyer points, this member has now flown in the pointy end on several different airlines. dhein has loved the extra space and superior catering of the pointy end, but there's one thing they haven't been able to achieve: a … [Read more...]
Travel Health is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about travel health issues.
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Virgin Australia passengers flying from Los Angeles to Australia last week were left starving after the airline failed to provide proper catering for the 15 hour flight. To make matters worse, Virgin failed to advise passengers of the lack of food until everyone was already on board. This meant passengers caught up in the Virgin catering crisis did not even have an opportunity … [Read more...]
Qantas recently announced plans to fly non-stop from Sydney to London by 2022. With 17,016km separating Sydney and London, this route would become the world's longest commercial flight. The flight time would be an ambitious 20 hours and 20 minutes. But would you be prepared to fly for more than 20 hours without a stop, in order to shave a few hours off the trip? A recent … [Read more...]
There are countless great things about international travel, but jetlag isn't one of them! Long-haul flying and crossing multiple time zones leaves many travellers exhausted, yet unable to sleep at night. One member recently flew from Sri Lanka to Australia. Despite flying Business class, they felt wrecked once they got home and took almost a week to recover from their … [Read more...]
It's not uncommon to receive compensation for a flight delay or inoperative entertainment system, but what about a mid-air injury? One member was recently hurt on a Qantas flight after stepping on broken glass. The incident occurred shortly after take-off, with the glass somehow having been left in the aisle. The passenger was not wearing shoes at the time of the … [Read more...]