Airline News

SQ sells off first class amenity kits, PJs, dinnerware

Bring home a little first class luxury while you wait for international travel to resume.

David Flynn |

Qantas launches Norfolk Island flights from Sydney, Brisbane

With many itching to travel, Qantas adds the Australian external territory to its map, from which there's no hotel quarantine.

Chris Chamberlin |

Airbus, Boeing battle for multi-billion dollar Qantas order

As Qantas’ current Boeing 737s approach retirement age, the airline will soon select their replacement.

Chris Chamberlin |

British Airways CEO says its A380s will return

The superjumbo "is in our plans for the future rebuild of the airline", says BA chief Sean Doyle.

David Flynn |

Australia, Singapore aim for travel bubble by July

The two-way bubble would allow travel without quarantine and involve "mutual recognition of vaccination certificates."

Bloomberg News |

Rex looks to add more jets, more destinations

The country airline has its eye on two more Boeing jets plus new routes.

David Flynn |

BA considers big jets for short European jaunts

The Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 could take on routes usually flown by much smaller jets.

Bloomberg News |

Etihad CEO doubts his Airbus A380s will ever return

We'll probably never see Etihad's opulent Residence or spacious first class Apartment suites again.

David Flynn |

Etihad pushes back Airbus A350s to 2023

The Boeing 787 steps up as Etihad's jet of choice as it rides out the pandemic to become a mid-sized airline.

David Flynn |

Virgin's business class relaunch: what's next?

What remains on the to-do and to-announce list for Virgin's business class reboot?

David Flynn |

Digital vaccination passports could be the future of travel

More airlines are trialling smartphone apps which verify vaccination and test results before you fly.

David Flynn |

Rex isn't writing off Brisbane flights

The east coast triangle could still figure in Rex's Boeing 737 challenge against Qantas and Virgin.

David Flynn |

Govt to subsidise half-price Qantas, Virgin holiday flights

Ready for a long-overdue getaway? Book a flight and pack your bags to see more of Australia.

David Flynn |

Jetstar eyes domestic Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights

Domestic travellers could soon have even more choice in business class, with Jetstar eyeing domestic Boeing 787 flights.

Chris Chamberlin |

Cathay Pacific, Fiji Airways expand Oneworld Connect ties

Asia Miles members can now earn and burn miles on Fiji Airways, with gains for Marco Polo Club members too.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia ready to relaunch business class meals

Instant noodles and snack boxes will reportedly make way for a return to plated meals with a fresh, contemporary theme.

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific to reveal another massive hit from COVID

After a year in which passenger traffic plummeted due to COVID-19, Cathay faces a staggering multi-billion dollar loss.

Bloomberg News |

Qantas to carbon-offset non-stop flights to London, New York

The ambitious Project Sunrise flights will be 100% carbon-offset, Qantas pledges.

David Flynn |