Airline News

Large-size liquids back on planes by 2013?

Those zip-lock plastic bags and tiny bottles may soon be a thing of the past. The wide-scale installation of new security scan...

Michael Flux |

Malaysian Airlines doubles direct Sydney-KL flights, spruiks $599 return fare

Need to scoot up from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur for a quick round of meetings and customer catch-ups? Malaysia’s flag carrie...

David Flynn |

Inflight internet - what you need to know

How to find a flight with inflight internet, anywhere in the world. Aside from the wonder of sitting in a chair flying through...

danwarne |

ACCC reviews deceptive travel contracts

Airline practices that hype incredibly cheap fares, while using an asterisk to conceal additional fees and charges, are current...

Michael Flux |

Air NZ and Virgin Blue pledge more flights, not less

Virgin Blue and Air New Zealand have promised to increase flights on a number of trans-Tasman routes as a sweetener to their pr...

Michael Flux |

Apple's new MacBook Air: should business travellers snap it up or slap it down?

Apple's MacBook Air certainly struck a chord when it was first released, with Steve Jobs' showmanship of pulling it out of a ma...

David Flynn |

Qantas Next Generation Check-in starts November 10

From November 10, Sydney business travellers will have access to a new check-in system from Qantas, designed to reduce queue ti...

Michael Flux |

Garuda offers in-flight visa processing from Sydney

Now this is something we'd like to see a lot more of! Passengers travelling from Sydney to Jakarta with Garuda Indonesia will ...

Michael Flux |

Royal Brunei to fly Melbourne-Brunei direct

Royal Brunei Airlines will introduce direct flights from Melbourne to the Brunei capital Bandar Seri Begawan from March 29, 201...

Michael Flux |

Virgin Atlantic touts free upgrades to HK

The nine hours between Sydney and Hong Kong will slip by a little faster this week if you’re on Virgin Atlantic. The air...

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines releases biz-clas Early Bird fares

Business travellers looking to book their flights with Singapore Airlines sooner rather than later can grab an 'Early Bird' dis...

Michael Flux |

How much would you pay to stand from Sydney to Melbourne?

How much would you pay to stand from Sydney to Melbourne? Maybe the question is how little you'd you pay, as Tiger Australia co...

David Flynn |

JAL

That ‘new car’ smell’s got nothing on the delightful scent of a new plane, and this month Japan Airlines is r...

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific debuts new travel kits

First Class passengers on Cathay Pacific flights will now receive a new range of travel kits, featuring products from high-end ...

Michael Flux |

Boeing

Airlines around the world have placed orders for some 850 of Boeing’s revolutionary but much-delayed 787 Dreamliner. Qan...

David Flynn |

Philippine Airlines axes Brisbane flights

Just seven months after opening flights to Brisbane, Philippine Airlines will shut down Queensland operations from October 31st...

Michael Flux |

Qantas releases new smartcards and bag tags

Top-tier frequent flyers will start receiving their new Qantas cards and bag tags this week, ahead of the November 10th opening...

David Flynn |

Qantas:

Qantas won’t be joining the rush of airlines servicing Tokyo's new international terminal at Haneda. “We don't cur...

David Flynn |