Airline News

Malaysia Airlines pauses all flights to Australia

Malaysia's national carrier becomes the latest airline to temporarily trim Australian flights.

Brandon Loo |

The coronavirus is here, and Emirates' golden years are gone

All airlines will struggle with the impact of the coronavirus, but Emirates had some serious weaknesses going in.

David Fickling |

Qatar boosts flights and brings back the Airbus A380

Qatar Airways' Doha hub remains open for passengers in transit, as the airline boosts flights to get people home.

David Flynn |

British Airways to continue London-Singapore-Sydney flights

BA's daily BA15/BA16 service will keep flying, despite the new 'no transit' rules in place at Singapore's Changi Airport.

David Flynn |

Air New Zealand scales back to just 12 international routes

As New Zealand and Australia impose tough border restrictions, flights between the two countries almost vanish.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia grounds almost all domestic flights

Virgin Australia will suspend most domestic flights and ground 125 aircraft from this weekend.

David Flynn |

Australians are now banned from flying overseas

With interstate flying discouraged and international flying banned, most Australians are well and truly grounded.

David Flynn |

JAL halts all flights from Sydney, Melbourne to Tokyo

Japan's flag carrier makes a temporary exit from Australia as the coronavirus continues to impact international travel.

Chris Chamberlin |

London via Darwin: Qantas QF1/QF2 takes a Top End detour

Qantas swaps Singapore for Darwin as the stopover city on its flagship Sydney-London route.

Chris Chamberlin |

Thai Airways exits Australia, New Zealand

The Thai flag-carrier has cancelled all flights to Australia and New Zealand for at least four months.

David Flynn |

Etihad Airways grounds all flights by March 25

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates prepares to park its planes in response to global travel restrictions.

Chris Chamberlin |

Emirates stops all passenger flights by 25 March

One of the world’s largest international airlines is cancelling all flights for at least two weeks.

David Flynn |

Coronavirus cancellations: should airlines offer refunds?

With flight cancellations stretching for months ahead, should airlines be more flexible in offering refunds over credit?

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines cancels almost all flights

With travellers banned from visiting Singapore and transiting through it, Singapore Airlines pares its network to the bone.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas, Virgin Australia set to cut more domestic flights

Domestic flying will take another body blow as Australia's states go into lockdown mode.

David Flynn |

Emirates, Etihad: UAE bans passenger flights, transits

A nation-wide ban on all passenger flights and airport transits will take effect this week.

David Flynn |

United Airlines drops most Australian flights

United will halt all flights to Australia across March and April, except for Sydney-San Francisco.

David Flynn |

Qatar Airways drops Airbus A380s, cuts flight to Australia

Fewer flights around the world, and almost none of them on Qatar Airways' Airbus A380.

David Flynn |