Airline News

Thai Airways is selling all of its Boeing 747s

All ten of the Thai carrier's jumbo jets have hit the second-hand market.

David Flynn |

Oneworld CEO: what Alaska Airlines brings to the alliance

With the US already home to American Airlines – one of Oneworld's founding members – what does Alaska Airlines bring to the table?

Chris Chamberlin |

How technology is making your watch better

From silicon to straps, innovations in smart design are leading to better watches.

Felix Scholz |

Rex ready to battle Qantas, Virgin on the 'golden triangle'

Delivery of the regional airline's first Boeing 737 jet marks the start of a bold assault on Australia's busiest route.

David Flynn |

British Airways' Airbus A380s grounded until at least 2021

The UK lockdown leaves no room in the sky for BA's biggest birds.

David Flynn |

Qantas, American seek partnership extension to 2026

Both airlines see a continuing coalition as the "fastest and most effective way" to get more transpacific flights back in the air.

Chris Chamberlin |

Bain to take control of Virgin Australia in mid-November

Virgin Australia's new owners will take the stick almost seven months after the airline collapsed.

David Flynn |

Etihad's $31 billion government lifeline

The UAE's flag-carrier has received $31 billion in state funding since launching in 2003.

Bloomberg News |

Review: is the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S too perfect?

Porsche's new technical flagship it every bit as fast, capable, and comfortable as you'd expect. But is it too perfect?

Car Expert |

Embraer reveals sleek next-gen turboprop

The 'E3' concept aims to deliver the best of both worlds on short-range regional routes.

David Flynn |

Air France-KLM rejects talk of breakup

A split in the Franco-Dutch carrier would make no sense, argues the group, buffeted by a Covid cash crunch.

Bloomberg News |

Emirates is now retiring its oldest Airbus A380s

It's the beginning of the end for these superjumbos with private suites, inflight showers and cocktail bars.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas closes bookings on US, UK flights to October 2021

That trip to LA or London seems further away than ever, but there's optimism on travel bubbles popping up around Asia.

David Flynn |

United trials rapid Covid tests for New York-London flights

Fast testing is increasingly seen as a way to restart travel on lucrative air routes.

Bloomberg News |

Japan Airlines to retire its domestic Boeing 777s

Japan is one of the few countries where the international-grade Boeing 777 features on domestic routes.

David Flynn |

'Qantas at home' care packs bring first class to your door

These new Qantas premium care kits see some delights of a first or business class flight delivered to your door.

David Flynn |

Coming soon: Qatar Airways' new Boeing 787-9 business class

Here's what we know about the latest business class of Qatar Airways, set to debut on its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

David Flynn |

Qantas' first Airbus A321 is here, but you can't fly on it

In one form or another, the popular Airbus A321 is finding its way into the Qantas fleet...

David Flynn |