Frequent flyer News

Etihad Guest polishes perks for Gold, Platinum members

Free inflight WiFi and chauffeur drive on flights booked with points are the top-line benefits for top-tier frequent flyers.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia inks Velocity partnership with Optus

Optus is the newest partner in Virgin Australia's Velocity frequent flyer scheme, with an opening offer of up to 40,000 points.

David Flynn |

Lufthansa: Lifetime Senator, Frequent Traveller status

Changes to the Miles & More loyalty program will offer lifetime status for top-tier Senator and Frequent Traveller members.

David Flynn |

Virgin to launch Velocity subscription service?

A Virgin Australia survey polls frequent flyers on the notion of paying an annual fee for a range of above-status benefits.

David Flynn |

Qantas turbocharges points, status credits on AA flights

With status credit earning rates quadrupled on some flights, travelling with American Airlines just got more rewarding.

Chris Chamberlin |

Woolworths boosts supermarket Qantas Points

Under the revamped Woolworths Rewards program, shoppers will earn more frequent flyer points, faster.

Chris Chamberlin |

United overhauls MileagePlus frequent flyer upgrades

PlusPoints replace Regional Premier Upgrades and Global Premier Upgrades in United's latest frequent flyer revamp

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin to buy back 100% of Velocity

Virgin will spend $700 million to buy back a 35% private equity stake in its Velocity loyalty scheme.

David Flynn |

Qantas loosens first class lounge guesting rules

Platinum-grade frequent flyers can now bring in a guest travelling on any Oneworld member airline flight.

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific's Diamond-plated Peninsula perks

Top-tier flyers will enjoy complimentary breakfast, room upgrades and airport transfers in the Peninsula's iconic limousines.

David Flynn |

Earn Gold status with a single flight

Malaysia Airlines is tempting travellers with the offer of Gold status with just one return business class trip to London.

David Flynn |

Qantas Boeing 747 'points plane'

Frequent flyers can secure seats on the very last commercial flight of a Qantas Boeing 747.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas Restaurants reboot: earn while you dine

Scoop up Qantas Points when you dine out at restaurants across Australia and around the world.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas to launch new restaurant partnership

Qantas is plating up an all-new way to earn frequent flyer points while you wine and dine.

David Flynn |

Earn Virgin Velocity points riding with Ola

Members of Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer scheme can now earn Velocity Points when zipping around town with Ola, a ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Unofficial guide to CX Marco Polo Diamond status

Cathay Pacific's Marco Polo Club Diamond status packs a punch, and rightly so, as it takes a lot of flying to reach those ...

Brandon Loo |

Unofficial guide to EK Skywards Silver status

While many travellers may regard Silver status as just a 'stepping stone' towards higher and more-glitzy tiers, Emirates' Skywa...

Brandon Loo |

How to fly round-the-world using Qantas Points

Here's how to book a round-the-world business class trip for the same amount of Qantas Points as a simple return journey to London

Chris Chamberlin |