Airline News

Airlines plan to share ‘ban lists’ of troublesome flyers

Thousands of unruly airline passengers are discovering that actions have consequences, and often wide-reaching ones...

David Flynn |

Cathay to introduce Business Light, First Light fares

Rolling out over the next six months, the revamped fares accompany a reshuffle of checked baggage allowances.

David Flynn |

Qantas flights to Bali, Jakarta, Bangkok, Manila, Jo’burg

The ‘second wave’ of Qantas’ rebooted International network will take wing on Sunday March 27, 2022.

David Flynn |

Qantas, Virgin schedule flights to Bali from March 2022

The popular Aussie holiday destination will bounce back onto the map in March, at least according to Qantas and Virgin Australia.

David Flynn |

Rex says its Boeing 737s won’t fly until at least October 31

Regional Express will keep its inter-city Boeing 737 jet services grounded for at least another month.

David Flynn |

Qatar Airways launches unbundled Business Lite fare

There'll no longer be free entry to airport lounges under Qatar's entry-level business class fare.

David Flynn |

Qantas will skip Perth when London flights resume

WA’s hard stance on borders will see Qantas’ direct Perth-London flights swapped to Darwin-London or Singapore-London.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia rules out the return of the Boeing 777

Virgin Australia says it will resume overseas flying, but not on the Boeing 777s it still owns...

David Flynn |

Oman Air wants to join the Oneworld alliance

Qantas could soon have a new partner in the Middle East, as Oman Air seeks to join the Oneworld ranks.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia puts flights to Fiji back on sale

Taking off in late December, the flights represent Virgin’s return to international skies.

David Flynn |

As overseas flights resume, could Queensland be left behind?

Queenslanders could remain grounded while residents of other states head overseas in December.

David Flynn |

Qantas once ordered 20 Airbus A380s, only ten will fly again

Over the past two decades, the Qantas Airbus A380s followed a bumpy flightpath and at times an uncertain trajectory.

David Flynn |

Starlux sets February 2022 for first Airbus A330neo delivery

The Taiwanese airline's A330neo jets will cover premium routes across south-east Asia.

David Flynn |

Will ‘e-glass’ dimmable A350 windows spoil your view?

Newly-delivered A350 jets will adopt electrochroamatic windows which go black at the touch of a button.

David Flynn |

Seattle to replace LAX as American Airlines’ Asian gateway

Seattle will see more American Airlines flights to Asia from 2022.

David Flynn |

Airbus’ electric CityBus looks like a Blade Runner prop

The swoop-winged CityBus NextGen would carry up to four passengers up to 80km in an autonomous zero-emission flight.

David Flynn |

This aviation CEO wants Airbus, Boeing to build fewer planes

Could the airline industry’s rush towards post-pandemic recovery trigger a glut of over-supply?

Bloomberg News |

Why is Qantas flying a Boeing 787 from Buenos Aires?

It’ll be a near-10,000 mile marathon clocking in at almost 18 hours in the air.

David Flynn |