Upgrades

Want an upgrade? Bid for it!

Want a shot at an upgrade to business class on your next Virgin Australia flight? Be prepared to ...

Virgin rolls out in-lounge flight upgrades

Virgin Australia is now offering upgrades at its airport lounges, enabling travellers to bump up ...

Emirates' new upgrade-enabling tablets

Emirates will roll out over 1,000 Windows 8 tablets across its fleet next year, with the ability ...

'Upgrade wars': Qantas vs Virgin

Qantas is plotting its response to this week's offer by Virgin Australia of free business cl...

Virgin hands out free upgrades

Virgin Australia is handing out free business class upgrades to its top-tier frequent flyers. Th...

Qantas launches last-minute ‘at the gate’ upgrades

Qantas frequent flyers will find it easier to snare an upgrade with today’s launch of &lsqu...

How to get a free upgrade

It’s a near-perfect start to any flight. You hand over your boarding pass at the check-in c...

Air New Zealand's OneUp upgrade auctions

Frequent flyers are used to spending points for upgrades, or even being offered bargain-basement ...

Gold and platinum: Qantas FF vs Virgin Velocity

This article has been updated to take into account the recent relaunch of Velocity Rewards. ...

Compared: Qantas Frequent Flyer / Velocity silver

This article has been updated to take into account the recent relaunch of Velocity Rewards. ...

Compared: Qantas Club vs Virgin Lounge membership

This article has been updated to take into account the recent relaunch of Velocity Rewards. ...

Qantas vs Virgin Australia cabin class upgrades

Business travellers know that an important part of their frequent flyer program is the opportunit...

Virgin's bittersweet business class upgrades

When Australian Business Traveller compared Qantas Frequent Flyer with Velocity Rewards in June, ...

QF's free SYD-DFW upgrade

In brief: Heading to Dallas in August or September this year or December to March 2012? Want to b...

Frequent flyer: which is better, Qantas or Virgin?

Over the previous week Australian Business Traveller has compared the Qantas Frequent Flyer and V...

Virgin's $35 PE+lounge upgrade

In what is easily Australia's best value upgrade deal, Virgin Australia is offering passengers an...

Star Alliance boost upgrade awards

Members of Star Alliance partners – including Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, United a...