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Qantas A380 returns to Sydney-Los Angeles

The superjumbo and its first class suites make a welcome comeback on the popular route.

David Flynn |

El Al ready to launch non-stop flights to Melbourne

The Israeli flag-carrier has refloated plans to create the first direct air link between Tel Aviv and Australia.

Staff Writers |

Delta SkyTeam status match targets Qantas, Virgin Australia

Enjoy access to lounges and priority airport channels across all SkyTeam airlines after just one flight between Sydney and LAX.

David Flynn |

Qantas is planning ‘fake meat’ meals for flights, lounges

Get ready for the ultimate taste-test: can a ‘fake meat’ burger at the lounge taste like just the real thing?

Sid Raja |

This airline says its travel credits will never expire

Will other carriers be forced to follow suit and extend the validity of their own travel credits?

David Flynn |

Why Qantas A321XLR jets won’t have beds in business class

Sky-high hopes for a flatbed business class could be brought back to Earth, if the Qantas config is anything to go by.

David Flynn |

Neil Perry on pasta, Aussie produce and Project Sunrise

Perry serves up a slice of Italy on Qantas’ new flights to Rome.

Sid Raja |

Eurostar surges as airlines stall

The high-speed rail link between London and Paris is enjoying a dramatic boost as travellers avoid the logjam at airports.

Bloomberg News |

BA upgrades Sydney flights to Club Suites business class

Get ready for a vastly-improved business class experience between London and Sydney.

David Flynn |

‘Mini-Qsuite’ business class for Qatar’s Boeing 737 MAX?

Previous plans were for a Qsuite-inspired business class seat that converts into a fully flat bed.

David Flynn |

Your complete guide to Qantas Bid Now Upgrades

Unlock an upgrade to business class or even first class by bidding for that seat using a combination of points and cash.

Staff Writers |

Virgin Atlantic suspends Hong Kong flights until March 2023

The proposed September 1 reset has now been pushed back by six months.

David Flynn |

Malaysia Airlines reveals new Boeing 737 business class

The refreshed 737s get new seats from tip to tail, with seatback video screens swapped for streaming WiFi.

David Flynn |

EU261 / UK261 compensation for delayed, cancelled flights

These little-known European and British consumer rights laws can help you claim up to $900 from airlines for flight disruptions.

Chris Ashton |

Concorde 2.0: is this the new shape of supersonic flight?

Travellers could be setting off on this next-gen supersonic jet by the end of this decade.

David Flynn |

Your guide to Qantas carry-on baggage allowances

Whether you're taking a quick regional hop, a longer domestic flight or heading around the world, here's how much you can pack.

Staff Writers |

Virgin postpones “a new era of flying” event

It looks like we’ll have to wait even longer to hear what Virgin Australia has up its sleeve…

David Flynn |

Review: new Qantas Airbus A380 onboard lounges

On your next Qantas A380 superjumbo flight, take a break from your business class seat and head for the relaxing onboard lounges.

David Flynn |