Airline News

Singapore rethinks Hong Kong travel bubble as virus returns

The sudden COVID -19 flareup in Singapore has highlighted the fragility of travel bubbles.

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Upgrade your domestic Qantas business class experience

Whether it's a Sydney-Melbourne hop or a cross-country trek, you may as well fly in Australia's best business class seat.

David Flynn |

Lufthansa confirms new Boeing 787 business class

The German flag-carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliners will have an interim business class straddling the old and the new.

David Flynn |

Malaysia Airlines says all A380s will be retired

The Malaysian flag-carrier is the latest airline to drop the axe on the superjumbo.

David Flynn |

Luxury-jet buzz swirls as Dassault preps new Falcon

Dassault's newest flagship Falcon corporate jet aims to swoop on rival Gulfstream's Global 7500 and G700.

Bloomberg News |

Starlux could delay launch of US flights to 2023

It might be 2023 before Starlux's Airbus A350s begin their trans-Pacific treks between Taipei and the US.

David Flynn |

Could South Africa Airways fly again?

South Africa's government is digging deep to create a rescue fund for its stricken flag carrier.

Bloomberg News |

Bamboo Airways plans Melbourne-Hanoi flights

Vietnam’s newest international airline is headed to Australia.

Chris Chamberlin |

UK confirms plans for ‘vaccine passport’ to boost travel

An increasing number of countries are embracing so-called ‘vaccine passports’ as international travel resumes.

Bloomberg News |

‘Travel bubble’ flight review: Qantas, Sydney-Auckland

What’s it like to fly from Australia to New Zealand in the era of the travel bubble?

David Flynn |

Best economy seats on the Qantas Boeing 737

Not all economy class seats are created equally, so get 'seat savvy' ahead of your next flight.

Brandon Loo |

Supersonic dreams: Qantas almost flew the Concorde

Some 60 years ago, the Flying Kangaroo was eager to get hopping faster than the speed of sound.

Chris Chamberlin |

Hong Kong flags travel bubble with Australia

The Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble will serve as a model for a similar arrangement with Australia.

David Flynn |

Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble set to start May 26

It's the second attempt to start quarantine-free travel between Asia's twin business and financial hubs.

Bloomberg News |

Etihad ditches Boeing 777-300ER, grounds A380 "indefinitely"

Etihad's future now lies with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the Airbus A350.

David Flynn |

John Sharp, Alan Joyce trade barbs over Rex vs Qantas

It's a war of words as two of Australia's top airline chiefs trade tirades, and cite Monty Python along the way.

David Flynn |

Qantas has big plans for those small seatback screens

Expect new movies and TV series to enjoy on those relatively long east-west and trans-Tasman flights.

David Flynn |

How to get a gold status match with Qantas, Air New Zealand

Go for Gold – a full year of Gold, in fact – courtesy of these latest status match promotions.

David Flynn |