An unlucky AFF member experienced the "flight from hell" last week upon returning home from Singapore. A culmination of unfortunate circumstances, including a disruptive passenger, made the flight especially unpleasant for those on board. pgsdiver was a Business class passenger on a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to Sydney last Friday, along with his wife and 3 … [Read more...]
Travelling with Children
Travelling with Children is a popular topic on the Australian Frequent Flyer. There are both rewards and challenges - read about them in the articles below.
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Travelling with children in Business class can be fraught with peril. But it's not just the children that can cause problems. Some adults flying in Business would prefer that there were no children. But few take matters into their own hands! AFF member ermen had a strange experience recently while flying with his young children on a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore … [Read more...]
Qantas and Virgin Australia each have their strengths and weaknesses. But after two recent domestic flights with his 2-year-old daughter, AFF member Lawrage now believes Qantas provides a far better service to families flying with children. This member flew Qantas from Perth to Brisbane, returning back to Perth with Virgin Australia. The difference in the service provided on … [Read more...]
An AFF member has learnt a very expensive and stressful lesson after a family member was denied boarding for an international flight. Andz was intending to fly to Indonesia last week for a family holiday. But, although his daughter's passport was still valid, it was due to expire in 5 months and 2 weeks. Many countries, including Indonesia, require that passports have at … [Read more...]
Hainan Airlines has released one of the most bizarre Business Class airfare deals we've seen for a long time. For a lump sum payment of $33,000, you can get 30 return Hainan Business Class flights from Australia to China to use over 3 years. The Hainan Airlines Australian Diamond Family package also comes with one year of Fortune Wings Club Gold status. For some people, this … [Read more...]