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Best Seats: Emirates' Airbus A380

Which is the best seat to pick in Economy class on Emirates' Airbus A380 superjumbo flying between Sydney and Dubai (or Sydney...

John Walton |

Melbourne to get more Qantas A380 flights

IN BRIEF | Qantas is set to boost the number of its Airbus A380 flights between Melbourne and Los Angeles. The daily service ...

danwarne |

New Luke Mangan menu for Virgin Australia lounges

Virgin Australia has rolled out its upgraded lounge menu, with award-winning Aussie chef Luke Mangan challenging Qantas consult...

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia reveals new Luke Mangan meals

Update: We now have a rundown plus pics of the new Luke Mangan food, wine and snacks at Virgin Australia lounges. In Brief: Vi...

David Flynn |

Video: Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo

In what has to be the best thing we've seen all week, Virgin Galactic has put up high-definition video of their SpaceShipTwo sp...

John Walton |

Best Seats: QantasLink Dash 8 Q400, Q300 & Q200

We're taking our regular look at the best seats to pick on your flight. But this week we're moving away from the massive Airbus...

John Walton |

Sydney Airport says it has room for more flights

Business travellers may feel that Sydney Airport is packed with too many flights, leading to knock-on delays for and departures...

David Flynn |

Rolls-Royce at fault for

Australia's ATSB air safety regulator has released an interim report that blames engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce for the Airbus...

John Walton |

Melbourne Airport bomb threat was a hoax, say poli

UPDATE 2:10PM: Victoria Police has confirmed that "there is no genuine threat to Melbourne and Avalon Airport. There is no cred...

danwarne |

Qantas to the USA: A380 to LAX or 747 to Dallas?

With Qantas' new flights from Sydney to Dallas/Fort Worth (and back via Brisbane) well under way, Australian passengers are pre...

John Walton |

Qantas 30% off award flights

Qantas has released another Frequent Flyer points offer, with 30% off all domestic routes booked on Frequent Flyer points. This...

danwarne |

Jetstar adds QF points, cheap flexible fares

One of the surprising changes in Qantas' major revamp of its Frequent Flyer program today was the introduction of Qantas Freque...

danwarne |

Airbus "not at fault" over AF447 crash

The crash of the Air France 447 Airbus A330 flying Rio de Janeiro to Paris on 1 June 2009 was not the result of errors by aircr...

John Walton |

SQ's Suites class: "beyond First" got cheaper

If you've been thinking of splurging on a flight in Singapore Airlines' ultra-luxurious First Class Suites, it just got a littl...

John Walton |

Which Chinese airline for Virgin Australia?

In our continuing series on the potential partner airlines Virgin Australia has its eye on, Australian Business Traveller is tu...

John Walton |

Cathay Pacific Airbus engine catches fire

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A330 has made an emergency landing just 40 minutes into its flight after one of its engines caught fire...

danwarne |

Virgin Australia / Air New Zealand: July relaunch

Virgin Australia's joint venture partnership agreement with Air New Zealand will take full flight from November, with the first...

danwarne |

Qantas' first flight to Dallas about to take off

The era of Qantas flying to San Francisco direct is officially over, and a new one about to begin, with the airline's first dir...

danwarne |