Airline News

Qantas CEO bullish against new challengers Rex, Virgin 2.0

Qantas expects to retain the lion's share of the domestic market, and says uncertainty over Virgin is working in its favour.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas backs compulsory vaccination for overseas flights

COVID-19 vaccination will be a mandatory travel requirement for Qantas international flights.

David Flynn |

Qantas: overseas travel at "virtual standstill" to mid-2021

New Zealand may be the only overseas destination open to Australians for the next six months.

David Flynn |

Qantas: axing service desks means “more choice” for flyers

Contentious changes will be accompanied by improvements to the overall passenger experience, Qantas maintains.

David Flynn |

Rex launches business class battle against Qantas, Virgin

Seats, meals, WiFi and lounges are all part of the Regional Express business class playbook.

David Flynn |

What you need to know about Rexs' Boeing 737 business class

Regional Express (Rex) reveals what its business class service will offer on flights between Sydney and Melbourne from March 2021.

Chris Chamberlin |

Rex eyes Brisbane Airport lounge, Brisbane-Melbourne flights

Brisbane will join the Rex Lounge network in 2021, with Brisbane-Sydney and Brisbane-Melbourne flights on the agenda.

Chris Chamberlin |

How the Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble burst

Delays to the world's first two-way 'travel bubble' hint at an unsteady road ahead.

Bloomberg News |

Rex challenges Qantas, VA with $79 Sydney-Melbourne flights

With economy fares starting at $79 and business class from $299, Rex is taking Qantas and Virgin Australia head-on.

Chris Chamberlin |

When are Qantas' airport lounges reopening?

As domestic borders come down and travel demand ramps up, here's where you'll find Qantas lounges open and waiting.

Chris Chamberlin |

'Airlift of the century' to distribute Covid vaccine

Airlines from Asia to Europe are working frantically behind scenes, but must balance delicate storage requirements with speed.

Bloomberg News |

Qantas non-stop Boeing 787 flights to Paris, Frankfurt

The unusual circumstances of Covid-19 will see Qantas temporarily boost direct flights from Australia to Europe.

David Flynn |

Qantas Chairman's Lounges to reopen from December 7

The airline’s invitation-only lounges will soon welcome back VIP-tiered travellers at six major airports.

Chris Chamberlin |

Cathay Pacific to resume Kuala Lumpur flights

The carve-up of the Cathay Dragon network has begun, with good news for travellers to KL.

David Flynn |

Qantas rescue flights from Frankfurt, Paris, London, India

The latest repatriation flights are part of an ongoing effort to bring home Australians who remain stranded overseas.

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific brings back Brisbane-Hong Kong flights

Cathay Pacific will return to Queensland’s skies from early 2021, after a 10-month pause on its flights to Brisbane.

Chris Chamberlin |

Home quarantine ruled out for Melbourne's overseas flights

Spending 14 days in home isolation, instead of paying for a mandatory hotel stay, is off the cards for now.

David Flynn |

Emirates Airbus A380 with premium economy due in Dec

Emirates' keenly-anticipated premium economy seats will finally arrive next month.

David Flynn |