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

Qantas ready to bring stranded Australians home

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says international flights could recommence under a government subsidy.

UK to axe most duty-free sales, close VAT refund scheme

Get ready to pay full the sticker price on just about everything in the UK.

Airlines call for revised limits on inbound travellers

With over 20,000 Australians still stranded overseas, airlines are pushing for looser limits on i...

When will Virgin Australia swoop on new Boeing 787 jets?

Virgin will need to claim its place in the queue for new Boeing jets, in readiness of a restart f...

Qantas Club members get another six-month extension

The life of your little-used Qantas Club membership card will now span through to at least March ...

Virgin Australia to relaunch with 56 Boeing 737s

The rescued and rebooted airline maps out the size of its streamlined domestic fleet.

How quickly will travellers embrace the COVID-19 vaccine?

We ask Executive Traveller readers for their approach to the COVID vaccine if it becomes availabl...

All Australians to get free COVID-19 vaccination

Jetsetters could be getting their anti-coronavirus jabs from early 2021

Virgin may lose deposit on Boeing 737 MAX order

Virgin's new owners Bain could already have written off its first many millions.

Malaysia Airlines halts flights to Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth

Sydney and Melbourne will be the only Australian cities on Malaysia Airlines' network map until M...

Virgin Australia's restart fleet, routes taking shape

Virgin CEO Paul Scurrah says the airline will "fly profitably, price rationally, and reflect the ...

Is Virgin ready to refund cancelled Tokyo, LA flights?

If you've paid Virgin Australia thousands of dollars for a now-cancelled flight to Tokyo or LAX, ...

Alliance embraces the Embraer E190

Alliance Airlines continues to punch above its weight with the addition of 14 Embraer E190 jets t...

How the Australian Cricket Team flew from Perth to the UK

The white-ball squad chartered a jet fitted out with flatbed business class seats from tip to tail.

Revealed: Bain's $3.5 billion bid for Virgin Australia

Bain Capital's pitch for the collapsed airline values it at $3.5 billion, with some creditors to ...

Virgin's rebel bondholders bail out

Virgin's rebel bondholders hit the eject button in the battle to take control of Virgin Australia.

Accor eyes IHG for hotel mega-merger

A high-stakes takeover in troubled times would easily eclipse current market leader Marriott.

Qantas doesn't see US flights resuming until end of 2021

It's likely to be 18 months until you can jump onto a Qantas flight to the USA, and that's assumi...

Qantas posts $2.7 billion loss, driven by A380 write-downs

COVID-19 punched a $4bn hole in Qantas' revenue for the 2020 financial year, and 2021's not looki...

Qantas to report the slimmest of profits this week

For Qantas, the 2020 financial year will be made up of two astoundingly, almost absurdly differen...