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What do you think of Qantas’ Dreamliners? Following on from our aviation geek post of the A350 engine after its first flight last week, here are some great pictures from 📷: @__sean.p of Qantas’ 787-9 Dreamliner VH-ZNA after its first flight from Boeing. ⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #qantas #qantasairways #qantasdreamliner #qantasairlines #qantasfrequentflyer #qantasfanpage #avgeeks #viewfromtheplane #upintheair #firstclass #firstclasstravel #firstclasslifestyle #avgeek #dreamliner787 #dreamliner #boeing787 #aviation #flight #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #frequentflyerpoints #airlinemiles #businessclass #businessclassflyer #businessclasstravel #frequentflyermiles
Qantas has just opened up a new extension to the International Lounge in Brisbane Airport which increases space by 25%. What do you think of it?  The new area is located on ground level and has space for 100 people, has its own kitchen, cold and hot buffet, full bar and barista and Quench hydration station. 📷: Qantas ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ #qantas #qantasairways #qantaslounge #qantasbusinessclass #airportlounge #airportlounges #airportloungelife #airportloungefood #avgeeks #firstclass #firstclasstravel #firstclasslifestyle #avgeek #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #frequentflyerpoints #airlinemiles #businessclass #luxurytravel #luxurytraveler #businessclassflyer #businessclasstravel #luxurylifestyle #frequentflyermiles #cathaypacific #cathaypacificairways
The iconic Lempuyang Temple in Bali, Indonesia. Bali is one of the most popular destinations for Australians to visit. Here’s how you can get there with your frequent flyer points:⠀ 📌 Qantas⠀ From Sydney/Melbourne:⠀ ➡️ Qantas: 22,500 one-way in economy / 50,000 in business class⠀ ➡️ Jetstar: 20,000 one-way in economy / 40,000 in business class⠀ From Brisbane:⠀ ➡️ Qantas via Melbourne: 22,500 one-way in economy / 50,000 in business class⠀ ➡️ Jetstar: 20,000 one-way in economy / 40,000 in business class⠀ From Perth:⠀ ➡️ Qantas: 18,000 one-way in economy / 36,000 in business class⠀ ➡️ Jetstar: 14,400 one-way in economy / 28,800 in business class⠀ 📌 Velocity Points⠀ From Sydney/Brisbane:⠀ ➡️ Virgin Australia: 22,300 one-way in economy / 49,500 in business class⠀ From Melbourne:⠀ ➡️ Virgin Australia via Brisbane: 27,800 one-way in economy / 59,500 in business class⠀ From Perth:⠀ ➡️ Virgin Australia: 17,800 in economy / 35,500 in business class⠀ 📷: Raj Eiamworakul⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #baliindonesia #baliguide #balitravel #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #frequentflyerpoints #qantas #aviation #aviationdaily #virginaustralia #qantasairways #qantasbusinessclass #virginvelocity #velocityfrequentflyer #australiantraveller #australiantravel #frequentflyerpoints #frequentflyermiles #awardtravel #awardtravel101 #awardtravelpoint
Have you visited any of the Cathay Pacific lounges in Hong Kong? This is The Pier First Class Lounge in Hong Kong which includes:⠀ 🧘‍♀️ The Retreat, which has 8 day suites you can sleep in, plus a massage service⠀ 🥂 The Bar, where you can order some of Cathay’s signature cocktails⠀ 🥘 The Dining Room and The Pantry, where you can order a la carte dishes or enjoy a buffet meal respectively⠀ 🖥 The Bureau, which has six private work suites with iMac computers⠀ 📷 by @theplanetruth - Follow for more amazing airplane meal photos! ⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #hongkongairport #hongkongairport✈️ #cathaypacificlounge #cathaypacificfirstclass #airportlounge #airportlounges #airportloungelife #airportloungefood #avgeeks #firstclass #firstclasstravel #firstclasslifestyle #avgeek #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #frequentflyerpoints #airlinemiles #businessclass #luxurytravel #luxurytraveler #businessclassflyer #businessclasstravel #luxurylifestyle #frequentflyermiles #cathaypacific #cathaypacificairways
An Airbus A350-900 engine after its first flight! On a scale of 1 - 10 how much of an aviation geek are you? ⠀ 📷: @simone.karis⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #airbus #a350 #airbuslovers #airbusa350 #airbus350 #airbusa350xwb #avgeek #avgeeks #aviation #flyinginstyle #jetsetter #aviationgeek #airplanes #avgeekery #avgeekpics #frequentflyers #frequentflyer #frequentflyermiles #frequentflyerlifestyle #technology #aircraft #aircraftlovers #aircraftphotos #airccraftlover #pointsfinder
What do you think of the recently renovated Qantas Domestic Business Lounge in Melbourne Airport? We thought it was a 5 out of 6 star lounge, with a lovely view of the tarmac, lots of power outlets and a large variety of food. You can read our mini-review below, and our full review is in our bio link. ⠀ 📷 & review: @globaloztraveller ________________________⠀ What we liked:⠀ ✅ Great tarmac views⠀ ✅ Zoned business area⠀ ✅ Open spaces and lots of seating⠀ ✅ Nice selection of hot and cold food⠀ ✅ Barista coffee⠀ ✅ Lots of power outlets⠀ ________________________⠀ What could be improved:⠀ ❌ No à la carte breakfast options⠀ ❌ Bar hours could be extended⠀ ________________________⠀ Swipe L to R to see: Seating in the lounge, the business area, tarmac views from the lounge, the food area in the lounge, and the bar. ⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #melbourneairport #qantas #qantasairways #qantaslounge #qantasclub #airportlounge #airportlounges #airportloungelife #airportloungefood #avgeeks #firstclass #firstclasstravel #firstclasslifestyle #avgeek #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #frequentflyerpoints #airlinemiles #businessclass #luxurytravel #luxurytraveler #businessclassflyer #businessclasstravel #luxurylifestyle #frequentflyermiles
The UK is consistently one of the most popular destinations for Australian travellers. Here’s how to get to London (Heathrow) from Australia with points:⠀ 📌Qantas Points⠀ From Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane:⠀ ➡️ Qantas via Singapore: 60,000 one-way in economy / 128,000 in business class⠀ ➡️ Emirates via Dubai: 60,000 one-way in economy / 128,000 in business class⠀ ➡️ Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong: 75,000 one-way in economy / 139,000 in business class⠀ From Perth:⠀ ➡️ Qantas direct: 55,000 one-way in economy / 112,000 in business class⠀ ➡️ Qatar airways via Doha: 65,000 one-way in economy / 121,000 in business class⠀ ➡️ Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong: 75,000 one-way in economy / 139,000 in business class⠀ 📌 Velocity Points⠀ From Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane:⠀ ➡️ Singapore Airlines via Singapore: 75,000 in economy / 139,000 in business class⠀ ➡️ Etihad via Abu Dhabi: 75,000 in economy / 139,000 in business class ⠀ From Perth:⠀ ➡️ Singapore Airlines via Singapore: 65,000 in economy / 121,000 in business class⠀ ➡️ Etihad via Melbourne or Brisbane and then Abu Dhabi: 92,800 in economy / 174,500 in business class⠀ (📷: Sabrina Mazzeo) ⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #londontourist #londontravel #londontravelblogger #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #frequentflyerpoints #qantas #aviation #aviationdaily #virginaustralia #qantasairways #qantasbusinessclass #virginvelocity #velocityfrequentflyer #australiantraveller #australiantravel #frequentflyerpoints #frequentflyermiles #awardtravel #awardtravel101 #awardtravelpoint
Mealtime on a Japan Airlines’ Business Class flight. Japan Airlines is well known for its inflight meals, including the JAL BEDD menu created by world-class chefs each specialising in a different dish or cuisine. ⠀ 📷: @theshutterwhale⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #finedining #inflightmeal #inflightmeals #airplanefood #japanairlines_jal #jal #firstclass #flying #frequentflyer #elitestatus #firstclasstravel #firstclassflight #luxurytravel #aviationlovers #airplanes #upintheair #executiveplatinum #flyinginstyle #jetsetter #travelgoals2018 #awardtravel #pointsfinder #frequentflyermiles #businessclassflyer #businessclasstravel
What would you rate this inflight meal? ⠀ This is breakfast served on a Virgin Australia business class flight from Sydney to the Gold Coast.⠀ 📷: @globalshrink⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #virginaustralia @virginaustralia #avgeeks #viewfromtheplane #upintheair #firstclass #firstclasstravel #firstclasslifestyle #avgeek #aviation #flight #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #frequentflyerpoints #airlinemiles #businessclass #luxurytravel #luxurytraveler #businessclassflyer #businessclasstravel #luxurylifestyle #frequentflyermiles #inflightmeal #inflightmeals #airplanefood
🎉👏 Congratulations to Singapore Airlines for winning best airline in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2019! It’s an innovative airline famous for products like its Suites and New Suites seats (pictured). ⠀ 📷: @ikeribanez⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #avgeeks #viewfromtheplane #upintheair #singaporeairlines #flysq #luxurytravel #firstclassflight #firstclass #firstclasstravel #firstclasslifestyle #avgeek #airbus #aviation #flight #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #airbuslovers #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #luxurytraveler #businessclassflyer #businessclasstravel #luxurylifestyle #frequentflyermiles #frequentflyerpoints #airlinemiles #businessclass
What do you think of the Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge in Melbourne Airport? We thought it was a 4 out of 6 star lounge, mostly due to it being cramped and lacking natural light. You can read our mini-review below, and our full review is on the site. ⠀ Review and 📷: @shingkam⠀ ________________________⠀ Pros:⠀ ✅ Lots of power outlets⠀ ✅ Singaporean-style food⠀ ✅ Duty-free display⠀ ✅ Clean bathrooms⠀ ________________________⠀ Cons:⠀ ❌ Cramped space⠀ ❌ Lack of natural light⠀ ❌ No freshly-brewed barista coffee⠀ ________________________⠀ Swipe L to R to see: Seating in the lounge, the entry, the lounge becomes cramped as more people arrive, the salad bar, the hot buffet area, the clean bathrooms, the automated coffee machine, the duty-free display,  and the lack of natural light. ⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #melbourneairport #singaporeairlines #flysq #airportlounge #airportlounges #airportloungelife #airportloungefood #avgeeks #firstclass #firstclasstravel #firstclasslifestyle #avgeek #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #frequentflyerpoints #airlinemiles #businessclass #luxurytravel #luxurytraveler #businessclassflyer #businessclasstravel #luxurylifestyle #frequentflyermiles
Do you agree with this list? How many of these airlines have you flown? This is sourced from TripAdvisor’s newly released Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2019.⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ ✈⠀ #avgeeks #avgeek #frequentflyer #frequentflyers #frequentflyerlifestyle #aviationlovers #pointsfinder #frequentflyerpoints #singaporeairlines #airnewzealand #evaair #emiratesairline #qatarairways #allnipponairways #japanairlines #azul #japanairlines_jal #azulairlines #southwestairlines #flysq #aviation #aviationdaily #airtravel #airlines

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