Airline News

Thailand to scrap quarantine for vaccinated visitors

Vaccinated travellers from ten low-risk countries will be exempt from quarantine as Thailand moves to save tourism.

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Private jet market roars to life, planemakers can’t keep up

Industry sees strongest demand since the recession as builders rolling out new jets loaded with bells and whistles.

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Asiana brings back domestic business class

After an 18-year hiatus, Asiana will relaunch business class services on domestic flights within South Korea.

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Singapore’s next vaccinated travel lanes to Australia, NZ

Australia, New Zealand and Japan are top of the list as Singapore expands its quarantine-free VTL system.

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Introducing Bonza, Australia’s new low-cost budget airline

The ambitious startup plans to fly all-economy Boeing 737 MAX jets across a network of regional destinations.

David Flynn |

Qatar Airways seeks year-round Brisbane flights

The Gulf carrier wants to help connect Brisbane and Queensland to the rest of the world on a year-round basis.

David Flynn |

Australia’s international travel reboot could move to Nov1

Sydney may see a return of international flights within weeks.

David Flynn |

Singapore halves Covid tests for vaccinated travellers

It’s about to get easier and less expensive to visit the city-state.

David Flynn |

Asiana’s Airbus A380 set for early retirement

The South Korean airline’s superjumbos will soon vanish from the skies.

David Flynn |

Airlines want virus-busting seats to ease deep cleaning

Seat-maker Safran says carriers are eager to simplify the new health protocols shaped by Covid.

Bloomberg News |

Singapore opens quarantine-free entry from UK, US and others

Fully-vaccinated travellers from almost a dozen countries can now skip quarantine.

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Qantas to fly Sydney & Melbourne to London via Darwin

The Kangaroo Route will replace both its Singapore and Perth stopovers with Darwin until at least April 2022.

David Flynn |

Qantas eyes 2024 start for non-stop flights to London, NY

In a little over three years globe-striding Airbus A350-1000 jets could be settling into their new home at Qantas' Mascot hangars.

David Flynn |

We’re hiring: great job opportunities at Executive Traveller

Executive Traveller is expanding, with two new full-time roles on the world’s leading website for premium travellers.

David Flynn |

New Qantas jets, new Qantas business class?

With over 100 new domestic jets on the way, what can business class passengers expect to see at the pointy end?

David Flynn |

Lufthansa’s ex-Philippine A350s have a better business class

The German flag-carrier will soon fly former Philippine Airlines A350s which boast a superior business class to Lufthansa's own.

David Flynn |

It’s Airbus vs Boeing in Qantas’ order for 100 new jets

The massive domestic fleet renewal program could be worth as much as $14 billion at list price.

David Flynn |

Singapore eyes more ‘Vaccinated Travel Lanes’ by year’s end

Several new 'Covid-safe' corridors could open before the end of this year.

Bloomberg News |