Airline News

Qantas upgrades seats & screens

Australia's longest direct flight – the five hour trek from Sydney to Perth – will soon be more bearable more often...

David Flynn |

Which Aussie airports will miss out on Qantas Next-Generation Check-in?

Qantas passengers in Sydney and Perth can already check in and board a domestic flight with a swipe of their smartchip-equipped...

David Flynn |

The 'new Qantas domestic experience' revealed

Update Qantas has just completed today's launch of its 'new domestic experience'. We all know about Next Generation Check-in,...

David Flynn |

Telstra boosts iPad data expiry to 365 days

Telstra has announced a new annual prepaid Next G plan which will keep 3G iPads connected on the excellent Next G network for j...

danwarne |

Get frequent flyer points for mobile checkins

Frequent flyers and pointhounds now have two more ways to build up their account, albeit in small chunks. Virgin America and U...

David Flynn |

Emirates allies with JetBlue for single-ticket US travel

Emirates and JetBlue have inked a deal allowing travellers to book a single ticket for journeys involving the two airlines, inc...

David Flynn |

Russian airline S7 joins oneworld alliance

The oneworld alliance has added a 12th member to its ranks in the form of S7 Airlines, based out of Moscow. S7 expands the alli...

Rahul Raja |

Rolls-Royce to replace A380 engines

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

danwarne |

Photo gallery: Canberra Airport's new terminal

Update Australian Business Traveller flew down to Canberra for Sunday's opening of Canberra Airport's new terminal. We were ve...

David Flynn |

Qantas A380s: Grounded all summer?

Reports are emerging that Qantas' fleet of A380s could remain grounded throughout summer, although the beleagured airline dism...

Michael Flux |

Update: Volcanic ash cloud disrupts flights to Jakarta

Update: Jetstar has announced most flights will be returning to normal from Friday morning onwards. However, its Perth-Jakarta ...

David Flynn |

Qantas drops all A380s from flight schedules

Qantas is digging in for the long haul as its flagship superjumbos sit on the tarmac, being pored over by technical engineers t...

danwarne |

Pilot anger over pat-downs and scanners

Passengers aren't the only people getting annoyed with American airport security checks. Two major pilots' unions have issued c...

Michael Flux |

Update: Singapore Airlines grounds A380s, Lufthansa changes engine

Update: Lufthansa has revealed it has replaced the engine of one of its A380 aircraft. This superjumbo is only six months old, ...

Michael Flux |

Update: 787 forced to make emergency landing

Update: Boeing has halted all 787 Dreamliner test flights following yesterday's forced landing of a 787, which the company says...

Michael Flux |

New dangers discovered on Qantas flight

The risk to passengers on the damaged Qantas A380 may have been greater than first assumed. Recent interviews with flight crew ...

Staff Writers |

Credit card booking fees: Qantas, Tiger, Virgin Blue and Jetstar compared

Which Australian airline charges the highest credit card booking fees? The answer may surprise you!. It's not Qantas, which ca...

danwarne |

Star Alliance offers online booking for Circle Fares

Star Alliance have a new addition to their multi-fare online booking service. In addition to Round-the-World trips, flyers can ...

Michael Flux |