Matt's articles (395)

Reminder: LATAM leaving oneworld alliance this Friday

oneworld will be left with no airline covering Latin America. How will this change affect Qantas Frequent Flyer members and will you still be able to use Qantas Points on LATAM flights?

28 April 2020.

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A guide to redeeming points for travel on LATAM

How much does a ticket on Qantas & Virgin Australia’s repatriation flights cost?

Scheduled services from Auckland, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and London are running this month and next. We take a look at what it costs to secure a seat.

23 April 2020.

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Qantas & Virgin Australia’s repatriation flights cost

How to recreate a First Class experience at home: a step-by-step guide

While we're grounded due to COVID-19, why not live it up at home as if you were flying at the pointy end? Here's how to indulge in a fantastic ground experience, world-class dining and a lie-flat bed.

20 April 2020.

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How to recreate a First Class experience at home

Which of these 8 safety videos is your favourite?

Safety videos are key to an airline's branding and reputation. How do Qantas and Virgin Australia stack up against the likes of Air New Zealand and Air France?

17 April 2020.

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Best airline safety videos

Crunching the numbers: by how much have flights dropped due to COVID-19?

Wondering just how many flights had been cancelled on key routes both in Australia and overseas due to COVID-19? I delve into the data here.

16 April 2020.

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How much have flights dropped due to COVID-19?

Qantas is running repatriation flights from these 4 airports this month

Qantas will be operating regular, albeit limited, services to get Australians home. Here where they're running to, how much tickets cost and what passengers can expect.

14 April 2020.

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Qantas repatriation flights this month

Qantas cuts domestic network to just three planes with government support

This follows Virgin Australia all but suspending its entire network. Here's what to do if you have travel booked with either airline.

10 April 2020.

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Everything you need to know to get started with Qantas Frequent Flyer

In pictures: grounded planes around the world

This photo and video series shows aircraft parked across the globe in places like Brisbane, Hong Kong and Frankfurt.

07 April 2020.

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Parked American Airlines planes

The best credit cards to earn points at supermarkets [2020]

By swiping the right card each time you buy groceries, you can maximise your points for your next trip. Here are the two cards that we think should be on your wishlist.

07 April 2020.

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The best credit cards to earn points at supermarkets

5 unusual flights from Australia that airlines have operated due to COVID-19

Countries have been rapidly closing their borders, meaning many repatriation flights are occurring. This has led to a number of airlines landing on our shores that we don't otherwise ever see. We run through some of those airlines here.

06 April 2020.

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Unusual routings Australia in March-April 2020