Airline News

Here's what it's like to fly on the Airbus A220

Executive Traveller steps onto a special Airbus A220 invitation-only charter flight for a one-hour spin above Sydney.

Virgin Australia, ANA partner on flights to Japan

Velocity Frequent Flyer and ANA Mileage Club members can look forward to reciprocal perks like lounge access and more.

First look: Apple's noise-cancelling AirPod Pro earbuds

Apple's new but still-dangly white earbuds add noise cancellation, water resistance and wireless charging.

Qantas, Virgin get greenlight for new Tokyo flights

Qantas and Virgin Australia have each been granted approval for new flights to Tokyo's Haneda Airport.

Qantas car insurance to lure drivers with points

The tentacles of Qantas Loyalty are spreading to car and home insurance.

Qatar Airways: fast-track to Gold, Platinum status

One business class flight with Qatar Airways is all you need to lock down Gold or Platinum status for a whole year.

Airbus A220 might tempt Qantas during Sydney visit

Airbus is bringing its single-aisle A220 jet to Sydney and Brisbane next week on the opening stages of a Pacific tour.

United begins Boeing 787s Polaris business class upgrade

United Airlines' original Boeing 787-8 and 787-9 jets are now being retrofitted with the new Polaris business class seat.

Boeing 777X delivery delays hit new business class debuts

With first deliveries of the Boeing 777-9 pushed back to 2021, there's a knock-on effect for the debut of new business class.

Singapore Airlines first class gains new Champagne

Another prestige cuvée joins the first class Champagne menu on selected Singapore Airlines flights.

United's CRJ-550 is a small jet that goes big on first class

United Airlines' new regional jet brings a first class boost to business travellers in small cities.

Singapore's flying taxi trials are a glimpse of the future

They might look like futuristic toys come to life, but flying taxis took to the skies in Singapore this week.

Air New Zealand launches non-stop Auckland-New York flights

AirNZ pulls the trigger on direct flights from Auckland to New York, but axes the LAX-London route in the process.

Boeing 787-9 VIP jet can fly non-stop from Sydney to London

Settle in for 20 hours of airborne luxury on a VIP edition of the Boeing 787-9

Qatar is launch customer for Gulfstream G700

With the G700, Gulfstream says "My private jet is bigger than yours" to Bombardier's Global 7500.

Qatar Airways readies "next-generation Qsuite"

How do you make the world's best business class seat even better? We'll soon find out...

Private jet deliveries soar as global economy cools off

It’s all about that new plane smell, especially if it also flies faster and longer than your current business jet.

Virgin Australia’s Brisbane to Tokyo flights one step closer

The Australian Government plans to share new traffic rights for Tokyo Haneda flights between Qantas and Virgin Australia.