Airline News

Rex set to swoop on Virgin's unwanted Boeing 737s?

The regional airline is said to be closing a deal to pick up as many as ten of Virgin's ex-lease Boeing 737 jets.

David Flynn |

Bondholders vs Bain in battle for Virgin Australia

It's bondholders vs Bain in the battle to take control of Virgin Australia.

David Flynn |

Cathay's new A321neo business class set for October debut

The factory-fresh A321neo will sport a new-look regional business class for Cathay Dragon.

David Flynn |

Cathay delays new Boeing 777-9 first, business class

Cathay Pacific's Boeing 777-9, and the airline's next-gen first class suites and business class seats, are in for another delay.

David Flynn |

The complete guide to Qantas Boeing 737 business class

From seat selection to airport lounge access and other pre-flight perks, here's your guide to Qantas' Boeing 737 business class.

Brandon Loo |

Australian border closure likely to remain until 2021

Your passport probably won't get any use until sometime next year...

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines returns to Perth

Singapore Airlines swings the Dreamliner back to Perth, joining SQ's existing flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Adelaide.

Chris Chamberlin |

What do business travellers want on 'triangle' flights?

Finding the business class 'sweet spot' for flights between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

David Flynn |

Qatar Airways brings back Adelaide-Doha flights

With Adelaide returning to Qatar Airways' network, the airline now counts five Australian cities on its revised route map.

Chris Chamberlin |

How Virgin plans to win back business travellers

The new Virgin Australia business class experience will seek to deliver greater value driven by a lower price point.

David Flynn |

Qatar Airways returns to Auckland, with flights via Brisbane

Qatar Airways will begin flying from Auckland to Doha via Brisbane, while also eyeing a slice of any trans-Tasman travel bubble.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas sends Boeing 787s to the desert for storage

With international flights perhaps a year away, the Dreamliners will be mothballed alongside Qantas' Airbus A380.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia travel credits to be honoured in full

Virgin's buyer promises the airline's travel credits will remain valid until mid-2022, as will 'conditional credits'.

Chris Chamberlin |

Emirates faces two-year wait for Boeing 777X

The Gulf carrier's "next-generation" portfolio for premium travellers will now take flight in 2022.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia axes Airbus A330s, Boeing 777s

Virgin ditches its biggest jets, and its best business class, to become a smaller Boeing 737-only airline.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia 2.0 to cut fleet, routes and some lounges

Here's what you need to know about the rescued and rebooted Virgin Australia.

David Flynn |

Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy protection

As cash runs out, Virgin Atlantic chases a rescue package and files for bankruptcy protection.

Bloomberg News |

Singapore Airlines ramps up SilkAir take-over in early 2021

Singapore Airlines will start flying SilkAir Boeing 737s early next year, but the promised business class beds may have to wait.

David Flynn |