Airline News

Qantas cancels international flights through to December

Qantas now doesn't expect to see the bulk of overseas travel return until 2022.

David Flynn |

Australian borders to remain closed, travel banned to mid-22

The government wants to reopen international borders “as early as possible, but no sooner than it is safe to do so."

David Flynn |

Up next: the Australia-Singapore travel bubble?

Travel bubbles will move to the front burner as a broad-scale reopening of International borders is pushed back.

David Flynn |

Qantas launches Supermoon Scenic Flight

The second and last supermoon for 2021 coincides with a full lunar eclipse for a double phenomenon best enjoyed above the clouds.

David Flynn |

Australian borders may not fully open until late 2022

Bubbles aside, the bulk of overseas travel could be more than a year away...

Bloomberg News |

Qantas launches Canberra-Darwin, Adelaide-Gold Coast flights

Adding eight extra Embraer E190 jets to its fleet, QantasLink is preparing for take-off.

Chris Chamberlin |

Dassault’s Falcon 10X is a “flying penthouse”

The roomy luxury jet will vie with high-end Bombardier, Gulfstream models.

David Flynn |

NSW-New Zealand travel bubble suspended

The bubble has burst, for at least the next 48 hours.

David Flynn |

Consumer watchdog seeks to block Qantas, Japan Airlines JV

The ACCC says travellers would be worse off due to reduced competition on key Australia-Japan routes.

David Flynn |

Emirates boosts A380 premium economy roll-out

The Gulf airline's new premium economy cabins are being added to more superjumbos.

Bloomberg News |

Australia, Singapore could feature on UK ‘Green List’

So-called ‘vaccine passports' and a traffic light system would guide travel restrictions and quarantine requirements.

Bloomberg News |

Lufthansa Boeing 777X takes flight

Boeing's much-delayed 777X is now aiming for a late 2023 launch.

David Flynn |

Singapore rethinks Hong Kong travel bubble as virus returns

The sudden COVID -19 flareup in Singapore has highlighted the fragility of travel bubbles.

Bloomberg News |

Upgrade your domestic Qantas business class experience

Whether it's a Sydney-Melbourne hop or a cross-country trek, you may as well fly in Australia's best business class seat.

David Flynn |

Lufthansa confirms new Boeing 787 business class

The German flag-carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliners will have an interim business class straddling the old and the new.

David Flynn |

Malaysia Airlines says all A380s will be retired

The Malaysian flag-carrier is the latest airline to drop the axe on the superjumbo.

David Flynn |

Luxury-jet buzz swirls as Dassault preps new Falcon

Dassault's newest flagship Falcon corporate jet aims to swoop on rival Gulfstream's Global 7500 and G700.

Bloomberg News |

Starlux could delay launch of US flights to 2023

It might be 2023 before Starlux's Airbus A350s begin their trans-Pacific treks between Taipei and the US.

David Flynn |