Airline News

LATAM will leave Oneworld in October 2020

It's adiós to Oneworld with Chilean airline LATAM ready for departure and its next adventure.

Emirates trims Boeing orders as it curbs global ambition

Emirates' US$9bn order for the Boeing 787 accompanies Boeing 777X cutbacks in the post-A380 world.

Qatar plans faster WiFi, live TV for Dreamliners and A380s

The high-speed satellite service will be rolled out across 70 long-range jets across the coming year.

BA's first Boeing 787-10 due in January 2020

The stretched Dreamliner will feature eight first class suites alongside 48 of its latest business class Club Suites.

Qantas eyes flights to India via Singapore, and non-stop too

Flights from Australia could use Singapore as a stopover before continuing to India, Qantas suggests.

Japan Airlines moves Sydney-Tokyo flights to Haneda

JAL keeps its Sydney-Tokyo schedule but shifts the Japan end of the flight to Haneda.

Clean, green excitement machines are coming

The 2020s are almost upon us, and it's the decade when electric cars will change the shape of performance motoring.

Virgin Australia's latest double status credits offer

Fast-track your way to Velocity Gold or Platinum with double status credits on any Virgin Australia flight.

Cathay Pacific luxes it up with first class, business class

First class gets even classier with new Bamford amenities and bedding, while a series of wellness tweaks are added to the menu.

Emirates axes Brisbane-Singapore-Dubai flights

Emirates confirms an exit from the Brisbane-Singapore route due to "substantial losses".

Qantas Project Sunrise flights will go big on business class

Qantas CEO says the Project Sunrise jets will have at least 30% of their space assigned to premium cabins.

Qantas pulls the plug on Sydney-Beijing flights

Qantas will remove China's national capital from its international network, relying instead on codeshares with partner airlines.

SriLankan plans Sydney-Colombo flights for 2020

The Oneworld member intends to add Sydney to its network, while also considering flights to Frankfurt and Paris.

British Airways' Airbus A380 Club Suite upgrade from 2023

Business class passengers on BA's flagship A380 routes are in for a long wait before they can enjoy the impressive Club Suites.

Cathay Pacific Airbus A321neo begins regional refresh

Cathay Pacific's regional arm will match the arrival of its Airbus A321neo fleet with a new business class seat.

Singapore Airlines: new business class, first class for 2022

New suites and seats come a decade after the launch of Singapore Airlines' current Boeing 777 first class and business class.

Air France to launch domestic business class next year

The French flag-carrier will break out the Champagne for business class passengers on domestic flights from 2020.

Virgin Australia to axe Melbourne-Hong Kong flights

Virgin Australia says it will 'suspend' flights between Melbourne and Hong Kong in favour of the new Brisbane-Tokyo service.