David Flynn

After decades as a globe-trotting technology journalist and editor - spanning publications such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, PC World Australia, PC Magazine Australia and Australian Personal Computer magazine - David conceived of and co-founded the original Australian Business Traveller in 2010.

David is now Editor-in-Chief of Executive Traveller and looks forward to driving the site's global expansion in 2020.

His core focus areas include news, design and trends, plus a bit of technology when he can find the time.

Latest from David Flynn

Australian ‘vaccination passport’ coming to Apple Wallet

The smartphone app will store COVID-19 test results and vaccination records as Australia gears up...

Inflight WiFi a necessity for post-pandemic travel

Going online above the clouds is good, but being able to reliably stay online throughout the flig...

Will the Qantas Airbus A380 ever fly again?

The superjumbo’s return to the skies hinges on travel demand returning to pre-pandemic levels.

Cathay Pacific's Diamond-plated Peninsula perks

Top-tier flyers will enjoy complimentary breakfast, room upgrades and airport transfers in the Pe...

Virgin Australia ponders the future of The Club

What do members of Virgin Australia's invitation-only The Club want from the VIP loyalty program?

Asia Miles CEO: how the new “Cathay” brand will take wing

Asia Miles will remain as a “super currency” but the fate of the Marco Polo Club brand is less cl...

Australian consumer group calls for ‘travel refund rights’

Seven-point package of reforms for airline and travel industry includes independent ombudsman and...

Cathay to reboot or replace Marco Polo Club, Asia Miles?

The fresh Cathay rewards platform could bring together Marco Polo Club and Asia Miles into a more...

How to get a COVID test for travel to New Zealand

Flying to NZ? Now you'll need to add a COVID-19 test to your pre-flight checklist.

NZ travel bubble reopens with mandatory $150 COVID test

Pre-departure COVID tests are now part of the Australia-NZ travel bubble.

Home quarantine to be trialled for vaccinated travellers

Under a pilot program, fully-vaccinated Australians would be permitted to spend just seven days i...

Cutting the cable: airlines adding Bluetooth for IFE

Wirelessly connect your favourite noise-cancelling headphones or earbuds to the plane's inflight ...

How to get an airline status match

Expert tips on taking the fast track to frequent flyer status across several airlines.

Pets may soon travel in the cabin on domestic flights

Instead of putting fido or kitty into the cargo hold, why not book them a seat right next to you?

Revealed: Lufthansa’s new second-gen premium economy seat

Lufthansa will standardise on the just-launched premium economy seat of sibling Swiss for its Boe...

Rex adds two more Boeing 737 jets as it eyes new routes

The regional airline says the new jets will unlock new routes from September.

Your guide to Swiss’ new Boeing 777 premium economy class

There’s more space, extra legroom and upgraded meals in the new 28-seat premium economy cabin of ...

How to add your Qantas card to Apple Wallet, Google Pay

This quick tip puts a digital Qantas membership card into your smartphone's digital wallet.

The all-economy class Qantas Boeing 747

The promise of supersonic travel could have resulted in a Boeing 747 packed with economy seats fr...

Lufthansa’s new Airbus A350 first class arrives mid-2023

Ten Airbus A350s fitted with a single row of first class will be based at Lufthansa's Munich hub.