Airline News

BMI cuts Heathrow flights to Manchester, Glasgow

British airline BMI is cutting its domestic UK routes from London Heathrow, meaning less convenient connections at the UK's mai...

John Walton |

Travel agent slugs Brisbane flood victim $2,000

Although most airlines were quick to waive fees for passengers who needed to change their flights to or from Brisbane due to la...

danwarne |

AirNZ's new 777-300ER debuts on Auckland-LAX

Air New Zealand’s new business class and premium economy ‘Spaceseat’, along with the 'cuddle-class' Skycouch...

David Flynn |

CX: 747 and A340 won't get new biz seats

UPDATE | Cathay Pacific has now revealed the first details of its new Premium Economy class as well as a replacement for t...

David Flynn |

Fire fighters called to Qantas 747

UPDATE: A Qantas spokesperson has confirmed that the cause of the engine flames was an "engine turbine failure" in the Rolls Ro...

danwarne |

Virgin Atlantic & Air New Zealand to codeshare

Virgin Blue's Velocity Rewards members can now earn points on Air New Zealand Flights by booking AirNZ flights with Virgin Atla...

David Flynn |

Qantas axes direct Sydney-San Francisco flights

Qantas is cancelling its direct service between Sydney and San Francisco as of May 14, forcing passengers bound for San Francis...

David Flynn |

Qantas launches SYD-DFW direct

Qantas will begin direct flights from Sydney to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) airport in Texas from 16 May 2011. DFW is the primary ...

danwarne |

Qantas codeshares with Finnair

Qantas Frequent Flyers will earn more points when flying to Helsinki via Bangkok or Singapore when new QF flight numbers are as...

John Walton |

Waived fees for Brisbane flight changes

Need to change your flights to or from Brisbane due to the ongoing flooding? Australian Business Traveller has contacted all t...

danwarne |

Hainan gets 5 stars, to start Sydney flights

Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines -- which will start flying from Sydney to Shenzhen and Hangzhou next week -- has just been vote...

John Walton |

AirNZ's new 777-300ER in Melbourne & Brisbane

Air New Zealand’s new business class and premium economy ‘Spaceseat’ are making their debut on daily flights...

David Flynn |

Qantas A380 back to LAX on Jan 16

Update Qantas will resume limited Airbus A380 flights to Los Angeles from Sunday January 16th. The return of the trans-Pacifi...

David Flynn |

More connection options with Etihad

Virgin Blue partner Etihad has added flights to its schedule over the southern hemisphere winter, increasing connection opportu...

John Walton |

Skywest to fly regional routes for Virgin Blue

Regional airline Skywest will fly short-range routes for Virgin Blue, which has been expanding its international market partn...

John Walton |

More flights from Sydney to Jakarta on Garuda

Good news for travellers bound for Indonesia: Garuda Indonesia is adding four Jakarta-Sydney return flights to its weekly sched...

John Walton |

In-flight Internet over the Atlantic gets approval

In-flight broadband Internet is still not as common-place in Australia as it is in the U.S., but it seems that coverage is expa...

Rahul Raja |

Even more taxes to fly to Heathrow?

The UK government is considering proposals to hike up the taxes for flying to Heathrow and other airports in the southeast of...

John Walton |