Airline News

New Emirates flights to Copenhagen

Emirates has announced flights to Copenhagen in Denmark: good news for business travellers heading to the pharmaceutical and IT...

John Walton |

Air New Zealand buys into Virgin Blue

The relationship between Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue is getting cosier, with the Kiwi flag-carrier taking up a 14.9% shareh...

David Flynn |

Qantas set for international upgrade

Qantas may have more than twice the market share of its closest international rival but the Australian flag-carrier is determin...

David Flynn |

American's new 777s could reach Sydney

American Airlines has ordered larger, longer-range Boeing 777 aircraft, giving the airline its first plane that could comfortab...

John Walton |

Boeing readies next-gen 747

Boeing is set to debut the new 747-8 on February 13, ahead of its first commercial flights in late 2011 or early 2012. Officia...

David Flynn |

Qantas to fly daily from LAX to NY

Qantas is bumping its LAX-NY connecting flight up to a daily service from 1 June 2011. The Red Roo-liveried Airbus A330-200, w...

David Flynn |

Boeing pushes 787 Dreamliner back to Q3

Boeing has pushed the debut of its first service-ready 787 Dreamliner back to at least July and possibly as late as September. ...

David Flynn |

QF 107 diverts to Fiji with engine trouble

Another Qantas flight has experienced engine difficulties, with this evening's QF 107 – a Boeing 747-400 from Sydney to L...

John Walton |

Qantas expands in Western Australia

Qantas has announced that it is putting on more flights -- and adding larger aircraft -- to and around Western Australia. On t...

John Walton |

BMI cuts Heathrow flights to Manchester, Glasgow

British airline BMI is cutting its domestic UK routes from London Heathrow, meaning less convenient connections at the UK's mai...

John Walton |

Travel agent slugs Brisbane flood victim $2,000

Although most airlines were quick to waive fees for passengers who needed to change their flights to or from Brisbane due to la...

danwarne |

AirNZ's new 777-300ER debuts on Auckland-LAX

Air New Zealand’s new business class and premium economy ‘Spaceseat’, along with the 'cuddle-class' Skycouch...

David Flynn |

CX: 747 and A340 won't get new biz seats

UPDATE | Cathay Pacific has now revealed the first details of its new Premium Economy class as well as a replacement for t...

David Flynn |

Fire fighters called to Qantas 747

UPDATE: A Qantas spokesperson has confirmed that the cause of the engine flames was an "engine turbine failure" in the Rolls Ro...

danwarne |

Virgin Atlantic & Air New Zealand to codeshare

Virgin Blue's Velocity Rewards members can now earn points on Air New Zealand Flights by booking AirNZ flights with Virgin Atla...

David Flynn |

Qantas axes direct Sydney-San Francisco flights

Qantas is cancelling its direct service between Sydney and San Francisco as of May 14, forcing passengers bound for San Francis...

David Flynn |

Qantas launches SYD-DFW direct

Qantas will begin direct flights from Sydney to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) airport in Texas from 16 May 2011. DFW is the primary ...

danwarne |

Qantas codeshares with Finnair

Qantas Frequent Flyers will earn more points when flying to Helsinki via Bangkok or Singapore when new QF flight numbers are as...

John Walton |