Airline News

V Australia to share AirNZ Koru Lounges

V Australia's premium passengers in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will gain access to Air New Zealand's Koru Lounges this mont...

David Flynn |

Star Alliance boost upgrade awards

Members of Star Alliance partners – including Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, United and Asiana – can now trad...

David Flynn |

The world's most innovative airlines

Aviation research company AirlineTrendshas cited a range of products and services for business travellers as key factors in cho...

David Flynn |

Jetstar plans 787 services to USA, Europe

Jetstar aims to add Europe and the US to its international network once the airline takes delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner...

David Flynn |

Air New Zealand to fly Paraparaumu-Auckland

Air New Zealand has announced flights from Auckland to Paraparaumu, 60 km north of Wellington Airport. Business travellers from...

John Walton |

Surprising benefits: Jetstar/oneworld hookup

Qantas' budget airline, Jetstar, will now be considered a quasi-member of the oneworld alliance, allowing travellers to book on...

danwarne |

Qatar to start Perth-Doha flights in July

Qatar Airways will begin direct thrice-weekly flights between Doha and Perth from 3 July — meaning extra connection optio...

John Walton |

BA's new First Class: which flights have it?

Interested in trying British Airways' new first class from Australia? More of BA's Australian flights via Singapore and Bangkok...

John Walton |

United personal media players’ for 747 economy?

United Airlines may encourage long-haul economy passengers to rent a personal media player – similar to a Microsoft Zune,...

David Flynn |

China Southern to fly direct Guangzhou-Auckland

China Southern -- Asia's largest airline -- will launch direct Auckland-Guangzhou when services start on 8 April. The airline h...

John Walton |

Qantas boosts international baggage limits

High-status frequent flyers are the winners in Qantas’ June 1st rejig of international checked luggage allowances, especi...

David Flynn |

Sydney Airport welcomes Hainan Airlines

Hainan Airlines this week becomes the fifth Chinese airline to provide Sydney’s business travellers with direct flights i...

David Flynn |

New Emirates flights to Copenhagen

Emirates has announced flights to Copenhagen in Denmark: good news for business travellers heading to the pharmaceutical and IT...

John Walton |

Air New Zealand buys into Virgin Blue

The relationship between Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue is getting cosier, with the Kiwi flag-carrier taking up a 14.9% shareh...

David Flynn |

Qantas set for international upgrade

Qantas may have more than twice the market share of its closest international rival but the Australian flag-carrier is determin...

David Flynn |

American's new 777s could reach Sydney

American Airlines has ordered larger, longer-range Boeing 777 aircraft, giving the airline its first plane that could comfortab...

John Walton |

Boeing readies next-gen 747

Boeing is set to debut the new 747-8 on February 13, ahead of its first commercial flights in late 2011 or early 2012. Officia...

David Flynn |

Qantas to fly daily from LAX to NY

Qantas is bumping its LAX-NY connecting flight up to a daily service from 1 June 2011. The Red Roo-liveried Airbus A330-200, w...

David Flynn |