Airline News

Emirates boss has "no idea" of Boeing 777X deliveries

Emirates President Sir Tim Clark is bullish on the A380's return but bewildered over the Boeing 777X's debut.

Bloomberg News |

As borders open, the 'Golden Triangle' is back in business

With borders coming down, flights on the 'triangle' – between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane – are getting back on-track.

Chris Chamberlin |

Airline travel pass app for COVID test results, vaccination

Airline industry group IATA launches a digital platform to ease virus testing and travel.

Bloomberg News |

Qantas flags mandatory vaccination for international flights

No jab, no trip: passports could contain proof of vaccination stored in a microchip.

David Flynn |

Future of Etihad's Airbus A380 in limbo

Yet another airline's superjumbo squadron could be sent into early retirement...

David Flynn |

United Airlines boosts Los Angeles-Sydney flights

Step by step, the Star Alliance member rebuilds its Australia-US routes.

David Flynn |

How Covid reshaped the map of the world's busiest routes

All 10 of the world's busiest domestic routes are in Asia as international air travel remains hamstrung by restrictions.

Bloomberg News |

The Boeing 737 Max is ready to return, but are passengers?

The ultimate test for the troubled Boeing 737 Max may be cautious travellers.

Bloomberg News |

As travel bubbles begin, don't expect a miracle

The new Hong Kong-Singapore connection will be costly, risky and possibly unworkable, but it's still worth a shot.

Bloomberg News |

Branson backs Virgin Australia with 5% stake

The Brit billionaire has put his money where his brand is.

David Flynn |

Virgin, Alliance tie-up to keep regional routes flying

Some 40 regional routes across Australia could be covered under a new Virgin-Alliance partnership.

David Flynn |

Qatar: business class reward bookings keep lounge access

Qatar Airways says business class bookings made with points or miles will still include lounge access.

David Flynn |

Delta avoids tariffs by sending new jets on a world tour

Factory-fresh Airbus planes take the scenic route before arriving at their new home.

Bloomberg News |

Virgin drops free snack, moves to ‘buy on board’ in economy

A revamped retail menu will replace Virgin Australia's current food and beverage offering in economy class from early 2021.

Chris Chamberlin |

Bain reveals new 'mid-market' Virgin Australia 2.0

Here's what we now know about the shape of the rebooted Virgin Australia.

David Flynn |

10 things to watch for in Bain's Virgin Australia reboot

Virgin's new owners are about to pull back the curtains on the relaunched 'value-orientated' airline.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas rules out introducing 'buy on board'

The airline says all passengers will continue to be served a free snack, meal or drink.

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific cuts flights to London, New York and more

The struggling Hong Kong carrier has culled several loss-making routes to the UK and the USA.

David Flynn |