Airline News

Google gives free WiFi to US flyers

Those travelling through the States on domestic flights will soon have access to free Wi-Fi internet. Google is offering free i...

Michael Flux |

Branson considers dropping Virgin Atlantic

Bankers are evaluating the current position of British carrier Virgin Atlantic, signaling boss Richard Branson may sell his maj...

Michael Flux |

Qantas to switch A380 engines

BREAKING NEWS:  Tue 23 Nov -- Qantas announces it will resume flying the A380, but under different conditions. ...

danwarne |

787 Dreamliner suffers more delays

After years of delays, some customers of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner will have an even longer wait on their hands. Sources speak...

Michael Flux |

Update: A380 concerns mean more delays

Update: As a result of inspections, Qantas has confirmed the cause of the QF32's engine failure. The failure of Rolls-Royce's ...

Michael Flux |

BA boss takes not-so-subtle dig at Ryanair

During last week's Airport Operators Association conference in London British Airways chairman Martin Broughton took not-so-s...

David Flynn |

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse offers Samsung tablet to guests

Virgin Atlantic’s swanky Clubhouse at Heathrow is adding touchscreen tablet computers to the menu – but has chosen ...

David Flynn |

The five best (and worst) airports to sleep in!

You'd rather be stretched out in an airport hotel or napping in the quiet comfort of a business-class lounge. But if worse come...

David Flynn |

Malaysian Airlines packs 508 seats into new A380

Malaysia Airlines' (MAS) first Airbus A380 will take to the skies in April 2012 packed with 508 seats - 50 more than Qanta...

David Flynn |

Shangri La hotels offers cash to members

Shangri-La Hotels has re-launched its frequent guest program, Golden Circle. Although a Golden Circle card has been available s...

Michael Flux |

Business-class seats at premium economy prices?

Qantas passengers with a high-enough status and a dollop of luck can score a business class seat but pay for only a premium eco...

David Flynn |

Update: Singapore resumes A380 flights

Update: After halting flights yesterday, Singapore Airlines are now putting their A380s back in the skies. A spokeswoman has sa...

Michael Flux |

Qantas grounds all A380 services

Qantas passengers are facing a series of disruptions over the coming week as the carrier suspends all A380 services, following ...

David Flynn |

New high-speed rail: Better than flying?

A new way to travel from England to Germany is on the way, and it might be better than flying. Deutsche Bahn, Germany's state r...

Michael Flux |

Lufthansa eyes purchase of SAS

Germany's flag carrier Lufthansa may looking to purchase the struggling Swiss airline SAS, after positive statements from key m...

Michael Flux |

Hainan prepares Sydney-China flights

Hainan Airlines appears to have plans to fly to Sydney Airport from Shenzhen and Hangzhou in China. Despite rumors of the new f...

Michael Flux |

Aus travellers targeted by online scam

A new scam could be set to emerge: legitimate-looking flight booking websites that will take you through the whole booking proc...

Michael Flux |

Airlines start selling in-flight insurance

If you’re a last-minute type, now you don’t even have to organise insurance in advance – you can just buy it ...

danwarne |