Airline News

Sacre bleu: more airline strikes to hit France

If you're jetting into France this weekend we strongly suggest you double-check your flights. French pilots and flight attend...

Michael Flux |

Delta delays 787 Dreamliner

Delta will squeeze another decade out of its planes and delay its purchase of the Boeing 787 until 2020. Delta, which codeshar...

danwarne |

Singapore Airlines adds second A380 Airbus from Sydney

Singapore Airlines is adding a second daily A380 service between Sydney and Singapore.As of Sunday 31st October, the daily SQ22...

David Flynn |

Airlines tire of tight security

Passengers aren't the only ones getting annoyed with the strict, time-consuming security checks at American airports. Carriers,...

Michael Flux |

Boeing 737 makeover inspired by 787

Just like Dr Who’s TARDIS the ‘next-gen’ 737-800 looks bigger on the inside, thanks to a 787-inspired design....

David Flynn |

Korean Air claims "the most spacious A380"

Korean Air's first A380 aircraft is in the final stages of production, the airline recently announced.  The carrier will b...

Michael Flux |

BA' BlackBerry ‘mobile boarding pass’ app

British Airways is adding BlackBerry and Android smartphones to the mobile boarding pass system already widely used on the iPho...

David Flynn |

Large-size liquids back on planes by 2013?

Those zip-lock plastic bags and tiny bottles may soon be a thing of the past. The wide-scale installation of new security scan...

Michael Flux |

Malaysian Airlines doubles direct Sydney-KL flights, spruiks $599 return fare

Need to scoot up from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur for a quick round of meetings and customer catch-ups? Malaysia’s flag carrie...

David Flynn |

Inflight internet - what you need to know

How to find a flight with inflight internet, anywhere in the world. Aside from the wonder of sitting in a chair flying through...

danwarne |

ACCC reviews deceptive travel contracts

Airline practices that hype incredibly cheap fares, while using an asterisk to conceal additional fees and charges, are current...

Michael Flux |

Air NZ and Virgin Blue pledge more flights, not less

Virgin Blue and Air New Zealand have promised to increase flights on a number of trans-Tasman routes as a sweetener to their pr...

Michael Flux |

Apple's new MacBook Air: should business travellers snap it up or slap it down?

Apple's MacBook Air certainly struck a chord when it was first released, with Steve Jobs' showmanship of pulling it out of a ma...

David Flynn |

Qantas Next Generation Check-in starts November 10

From November 10, Sydney business travellers will have access to a new check-in system from Qantas, designed to reduce queue ti...

Michael Flux |

Garuda offers in-flight visa processing from Sydney

Now this is something we'd like to see a lot more of! Passengers travelling from Sydney to Jakarta with Garuda Indonesia will ...

Michael Flux |

Royal Brunei to fly Melbourne-Brunei direct

Royal Brunei Airlines will introduce direct flights from Melbourne to the Brunei capital Bandar Seri Begawan from March 29, 201...

Michael Flux |

Virgin Atlantic touts free upgrades to HK

The nine hours between Sydney and Hong Kong will slip by a little faster this week if you’re on Virgin Atlantic. The air...

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines releases biz-clas Early Bird fares

Business travellers looking to book their flights with Singapore Airlines sooner rather than later can grab an 'Early Bird' dis...

Michael Flux |