British Airways flies many times each day between London and New York. In fact, this route alone earns British Airways more than a billion dollars in annual revenue - making it the world's most profitable route! Most of the flights on the London-New York route are operated by wide-body Boeing 777s and Boeing 747s. But there is a unique British Airways flight from London to New … [Read more...]
Visas & Immigration
Visas & Immigration is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. When travelling overseas, you certainly need to have a good understanding of immigration procedures, including getting the required visas to the countries you are planning on visiting.
While on the subject of overseas travel, be sure to read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award.
Many of us like to pick up a bottle or two of duty-free alcohol when flying back to Australia from overseas. But many flyers have been caught out by the restrictions placed on liquids carried onto Australia-bound flights. Countless unsuspecting travellers have had their liquor confiscated before they've even made it onto the aircraft! So, what are the rules on carrying … [Read more...]
Santiago is the gateway between Australia and South America. All flights between the two continents arrive at Chile's Santiago Airport. So if you're headed to South America, chances are you'll have a Santiago layover! Many Australians travelling through Santiago are connecting elsewhere in Latin America. Santiago International Airport is nice enough for a few hours. But what … [Read more...]
Did you know that there are several domestic tag flights within Australia operated by overseas airlines? For example, Cathay Pacific flies from Brisbane to Cairns, with services continuing to Hong Kong. However, it is impossible to book a seat on these domestic tag flights within Australia. While overseas airlines are allowed to operate tag flights within Australia, they do … [Read more...]
We've already become used to the liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) restrictions in place for international flights. Since 2006, the maximum size of any liquids, aerosols and gels carried onto international flights has been 100 millilitres or grams. Now, the rules are being tightened even further to also restrict powders that are carried onto Australian international … [Read more...]