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Malaysia Airlines unveils 'check-in lounge' at KL

Malaysia Airlines has replaced one of its four check-in aisles at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with a 'check-in lounge' f...

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Virgin Australia's Sydney Premium Entry

From kerb to lounge in under two minutes? That's the promise of Virgin Australia's 'Premium Entry' facility at Sydney airp...

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Qantas to launch a premium Asian airline?

Qantas may not be calling Australia home forever, if rumours pan out that it plans to launch a premium airline based in Asia. ...

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Virgin Australia's Asian airline partner

Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti has been looking for Asian partners for his airline for some time.  In response to a ...

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The best airline lounges in the world

What's the world's best airline lounge, and how do you get in? Travel guidebook company Frommers picked its five favourites, bu...

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Skywest: new planes, flights, Virgin tie-up

Regional West Australian airline Skywest has leased an extra Airbus A320 and intends to buy a Fokker 100 to keep up with Wester...

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Best Seats: Virgin Australia 737-800

The Boeing 737-800 is the plane most often found on Virgin Australia's flights -- so here's Australian Business Traveller's gui...

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How important are hot flight attendants?

From the elegant glamour of Virgin Atlantic's flight crew advertising to the wet t-shirt Girls of Ryanair calendar, there's no ...

danwarne |

QF and American apply for closer tie-up

Qantas and American Airlines are planning a closer joint venture partnership across the Pacific, with passengers expected to se...

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Strategic wins US flights approval

Newcomer Strategic Airlines looks set to begin flights to the USA as early as September this year, taking on Qantas, United and...

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Virgin: we'll be in Asia by the end of the year

Virgin Australia chief John Borghetti has recommitted to having airline alliances in place to reach all Asian destinations by t...

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Qantas faces lounge issues at DFW

Dallas/Fort Worth is set to become Qantas’ alternative to LAX for US transfers, but travellers are about to realise that ...

David Flynn |

Etihad offers free hotel nights

Etihad is offering free hotel accommodation in the United Arab Emirates for Business and First Class passengers between now and...

John Walton |

Best seats: Business, Malaysian Airlines' A330

Travelling with Malaysia Airlines on the Airbus A330? Australian Business Traveller has recommendations for the best se...

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Report: The last Qantas flight from SFO

Keith Tan was on board this weekend’s final Qantas direct flight from San Francisco to Sydney – a popular route whi...

Keith Tan |

Emirates drops fuel surcharge

While it seems that every other airline in the world is raising fuel surcharges and increasing ticket prices, Emirates has axed...

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines: 20 magazines to read inflight

Singapore Airlines is launching something that may make airport newsagencies quiver with fear: a selection of 20 international ...

danwarne |

SFO-bound? Connect in Honolulu to avoid LAX

With Qantas having axed its San Francisco flights this weekend, Hawaiian Airlines is looking to take up some of the slack. The...

John Walton |