Airline News

Fine dining returns to Qatar Airways’ first, business class

Silverware, china, crisp white linen and flickering LED ‘candles’ make a welcome return to the skies.

Matt Lennon |

Emirates brings the A380 back to Melbourne

Melbourne is set to see its first Emirates superjumbo in almost two years.

David Flynn |

Qantas still planning flights to Chicago, keen on Seattle

Get ready for a raft of new international routes over the next few years, Qantas boss Alan Joyce says.

David Flynn |

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to fly Melbourne-Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam’s newest international airline is headed to Australia.

David Flynn |

Air Canada restarts Sydney-Vancouver flights

The Star Alliance airline makes a welcome return to Australian skies with flights to Vancouver and beyond...

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia regains its international wings

Today’s launch of flights between Sydney and Fiji marks another stage in the airline’s recovery.

Matt Lennon |

Airbus beats Boeing 737 MAX for Qantas’ future fleet

Winning the multi-billion dollar order for Qantas’ future fleet is sweeping victory for the European plane-maker.

David Flynn |

Virgin’s summer menu refresh puts the focus on ‘fresh’

Here is what’s being dished up at 30,000 feet for Virgin Australia’s business class and economy passengers.

David Flynn |

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.

David Flynn |

Qantas to start non-stop flights to Rome

The Flying Kangaroo says ‘Ciao bella!’ with direct Perth-Rome flights set for takeoff.

David Flynn |

Delta will continue Sydney-LAX flights

The loss of longtime partner Virgin Australia won’t deter Delta from maintaining its sole trans-Pacific route.

David Flynn |

Virgin drops Delta for new United Airlines partnership

United Airlines will become Virgin's partner for flights to the USA and South America.

David Flynn |

American Airlines cuts Sydney flights

Delays in the arrival of new Boeing 787 jets means some routes will be trimmed, others cut entirely.

Bloomberg News |

ANA reveals new Boeing 787-9 domestic business class

The domestic Dreamliners will sport a premium seat inspired by ANA's international first class.

David Flynn |

Virgin aims to win back corporates, business travellers

Virgin Australia will use new premium lounges to help woo "value-conscious" business travellers.

David Flynn |

Flush with success: luxurious first class airline lavs

It’ll be hard to return to cramped airplane bathrooms after a peek inside these first class washrooms.

David Flynn |

Frequent flyer bonanza as Qantas A380s become points planes

Qantas will turn several Airbus A380 flights into ‘points planes’, with every seat going for rock-bottom Classic Reward rates.

Bloomberg News |

What to Do When You’re Traveling and Get Into a Car Accident

You're on the road when all of a sudden, you get into a car accident. Here's what to do.

Staff Writers |