Airline News

New high-speed rail: Better than flying?

A new way to travel from England to Germany is on the way, and it might be better than flying. Deutsche Bahn, Germany's state r...

Michael Flux |

Lufthansa eyes purchase of SAS

Germany's flag carrier Lufthansa may looking to purchase the struggling Swiss airline SAS, after positive statements from key m...

Michael Flux |

Hainan prepares Sydney-China flights

Hainan Airlines appears to have plans to fly to Sydney Airport from Shenzhen and Hangzhou in China. Despite rumors of the new f...

Michael Flux |

Aus travellers targeted by online scam

A new scam could be set to emerge: legitimate-looking flight booking websites that will take you through the whole booking proc...

Michael Flux |

Airlines start selling in-flight insurance

If you’re a last-minute type, now you don’t even have to organise insurance in advance – you can just buy it ...

danwarne |

Heathrow airport fights congestion by upping prices 400%

Those heading to Heathrow airport could soon be paying more for tickets. The airport's operator, BAA, will be shifting the way ...

Michael Flux |

Finnair offer free iPads on flights

Travellers flying with Finnair will now have new iPads to play with. The carrier has announced iPads will be offered free of ch...

Michael Flux |

First Look: Qantas' new Next-Gen Check-in Kit

Qantas' new Next-Generation Check-in pack is out and we've got a first look at the whole kit, cards and bag tags that'll be lan...

David Flynn |

Qantas to launch all-new domestic business class this month

Qantas will reveal its revamped domestic business class service on Thursday, November 18th.CEO Alan Joyce will launch the beefe...

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific cuts fees on excess baggage

Travellers heading to Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific will soon have less to pay for excess baggage. The changes will take effect f...

Michael Flux |

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 |