Airline News

Lufthansa brings back the A380

Surging demand and delays to the Boeing 777-9 mean the German flag-carrier’s superjumbo is set to soar once more.

Bloomberg News |

Qatar Airways elevates Adelaide-Doha schedule

The Gulf carrier is doubling down on its commitment to South Australia, and Kiwis can reap the benefits too.

Chris Ashton |

Inside the unique private jet with an ‘invisible ceiling’

See-through floors and slide out verandahs are just two of the standout features in this concept Airbus A330.

Chris Ashton |

Qantas confirms the return of Sydney-Perth-Rome in 2023

Our first direct taste of ‘la dolce vita’ won’t be the last, with the seasonal route firing up again next year.

David Flynn |

Qantas sets November launch for Perth-Johannesburg flights

The former South African Airways route will be taken over by the Flying Kangaroo.

David Flynn |

Guide: Flying Virgin Australia with infants, children

There's a lot to know when travelling with kids – here's the run-down when you take to the skies with Virgin.

Matt Lennon |

6 tips for discovering Singapore like a local

It’s one of Southeast Asia’s most captivating destinations, yet many of us don’t see beyond the airport.

Staff Writers |

The A380 returns to the skies as travel roars back

The superjumbo sees an unexpected new lease of life in response to surging demand for international flights.

Bloomberg News |

Qantas drops mask mandate on some international flights

A leaked memo reveals the Red Roo will not insist on passengers and crew wearing masks on select overseas routes.

Chris Ashton |

Oman Air will join the Oneworld alliance

Qantas will soon have a new partner in the Middle East, with Oman Air planning to enter Oneworld by 2024.

Staff Writers |

These are the perfect small ship cruises for every taste

They may all be small, but that’s where the similarity ends with these intimate luxury cruise lines.

Chris Ashton |

Emirates First guests can now check-in from their homes

Part of the Emirates pre-flight experience now comes to your home.

Matt Lennon |

Your guide to flying Qantas with children and infants

Whether you've had an addition to the family or you're preparing for your next trip, here's your guide to flying Qantas with kids.

Matt Lennon |

New Zealand scraps pre-arrival test, welcomes all travellers

A quick trip across the ditch is now even easier, right in time for the ski season.

Chris Ashton |

‘Floating business class’ now a step closer to reality

After winning big at the Crystal Cabin Awards in Germany, the innovative design could be coming to a plane near you.

Chris Ashton |

Qantas international WiFi moves a step closer

This year’s launch of the first ViaSat-3 satellite will deliver ‘broadband above the clouds’ for overseas flights.

David Flynn |

Cathay doesn’t want passengers ordering meals on a screen

At least one airline believes there’s still much to be said for that personal touch…

David Flynn |

Australia's airport mask mandate will soon come to an end

Health officials say the time has passed for masks in airports, inching us closer to pre-pandemic era travel.

Chris Ashton |