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How to win in Qantas Frequent Flyer reshuffle

David Flynn What you need to know about sweeping changes to Qantas's loyalty program.

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In-flight internet: are we there yet?

 

David Flynn We'll soon be surfing the web-friendly skies if the latest trials are any indication.

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Report card: Virgin Australia business class

 

David Flynn How has the carrier fared in the three years since Virgin Blue was put down?

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Why the train sometimes beats a plane

 

David Flynn More serene and less fatiguing, high-speed trains are a viable option in Europe and Asia.

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Where to lounge around in 2014

Here's hoping that the new SkyTeam lounge at Sydney Airport will include a well-stocked bar like its London cousin.

David Flynn Significant upgrades are set to make many airline lounges even more luxurious.

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The world's best business class seats

Two new recliner modes include a Lazy Z setting for more relaxed sitting, or you can stretch out in Sundeck mode.

David Flynn Airlines are continually raising the bar for space and comfort. And the winners are ...

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Middle East takes off for business travellers

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David Flynn Three major airlines scale up to provide more choices into Europe - just not via Asia.

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Living the Dreamliner

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David Flynn Does the much-hyped Boeing 787 Dreamliner deliver on its big promises?

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Has Qantas got its mojo back?

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David Flynn In recent years it has been the subject of scorn, but the 'Red Roo' is fighting back.

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Which plane should you fly on?

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David Flynn Not all planes are created equal, and you can benefit by knowing an A380 from a 747.

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Clever tricks to pile up points

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David Flynn There are more ways than just sitting on planes to accrue a stack of frequent flyer credits.

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Desperately seeking status

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David Flynn Forget points, status is what savvy business travellers crave. Here's how to get it.

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Business class on a budget

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David Flynn Are you enticed by cheaper business class travel with fewer perks?

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Lounge lizards lap up the luxury

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David Flynn Airlines are waging a 'ground war' campaign for business travellers' dollars with high-end lounges.

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Stopover or straight through?

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David Flynn If you could get from Australia to London without stepping off the plane, would you fly straight through or insist on a sanity-saving stopover?

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Do your Qantas points still have currency?

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David Flynn It's becoming harder to earn Qantas frequent flyer points. Here's how to get the best out of them.

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Airline friends with benefits

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David Flynn Global airline alliances pack plenty of perks for the business traveller and frequent flyer, but not everybody wants to play together.

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All the very best in business travel

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David Flynn It's time to hand out the gongs for the best airlines, lounges and loyalty programs currently operating in Australian airspace.

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Transcontinental turf war

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David Flynn It's the battle of the big birds as Qantas and Virgin Australia roll out new Airbus A330 jets on Australia's transcontinental route.

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Business class on a budget?

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David Flynn Are premium economy seats a comfortable compromise for business travellers?

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