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How to avoid the Royal Wedding in London

With Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding coming up next week in London -- plus a whopping four public holidays in...

John Walton |

Qantas resumes direct Sydney-Tokyo flights

Qantas will recommence direct flights between Australia and Japan from Tuesday April 19 – but while the daily Sydney...

David Flynn |

Connect in BNE from QF's Dallas flights

Booking flights on Qantas from Sydney to Dallas-Fort Worth? Remember that the return flight stops in Brisbane to refuel, and th...

John Walton |

How to find Aussie coffee in London

Long renowned as a nation of tea-drinkers, the Brits have welcomed the global coffee chains with open arms.  It seems lik...

John Walton |

V Australia's LAX emergency: knock-on effects

Update: V Australia has chartered an Air New Zealand Boeing 747 to ferry passengers home and to minimise subsequent impact to t...

John Walton |

Air NZ cuts Airpoints earn rates in Economy

Air New Zealand has made steep cuts to the amount of frequent flyer Airpoints earned when flying Economy, with the cheapest far...

John Walton |

Jetstar begins Cairns-Auckland flights

Jetstar has launched its flights between Auckland and Cairns, and will fly the route three times weekly. The flights from New ...

John Walton |

Weirdest baggage people have tried to check-in

Next time the aircraft starts making odd noises, it may not actually be the wing flaps or landing gear retracting: it may, in f...

danwarne |

More VA-Etihad codeshares to Europe, Middle East

Etihad and V Australia are extended their codesharing from their joint hub in Abu Dhabi, with Virgin flight numbers now listed ...

John Walton |

What's the best airport lounge in the world?

The Finnair Lounge in Helsinki Airport's Terminal 2 has been voted the Lounge of the Year for 2011 by members of Priority Pass,...

John Walton |

Virgin Blue gears up for Velocity relaunch?

Virgin Blue looks to be ramping up for a busy time next month. We've previously tipped May for John Borghetti's 'big bang'...

David Flynn |

Emirates: no plans for Airbus A380 on BNE-DXB

Emirates has poured cold water onto continuing speculation that it is about to introduce an Airbus A380 onto flights between Br...

David Flynn |

Qantas' new mobile app for Windows phones

Qantas is among the many airlines that have released iPhone apps, and now there's an app for Windows Phones in the works. The ...

David Flynn |

China Eastern to start daily flights to Shanghai

China Eastern is stepping up to daily flights from Sydney and Melbourne to Shanghai in June. The Shanghai-based airline's curr...

David Flynn |

SIA's business class seats get safety waiver

Australians could be seeing more of Singapore Airlines' Airbus A380, which already flies on routes from Melbourne and Sydney to...

John Walton |

Qantas' tenth Airbus A380 joins the fleet

Qantas has added the tenth Airbus A380 to its fleet, with the new aircraft taking on the Sydney-Singapore-London service of QF3...

David Flynn |

Lufthansa's in-flight exercise bike

Here's a novel way to while away the time and burn away some calories during those interminable long-distance flights: an exerc...

David Flynn |

MAS to add second new Airbus A330 to AU-KL

Malaysia Airlines will add a second all-new Airbus A330-300 from Australia to Kuala Lumpur later this year, following the ...

David Flynn |