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China Airlines aims for Sydney-NY market

China Airlines is launching flights between Taipei and New York this month, and hoping to win a slice of the NYC-bound Australi...

John Walton |

Jetstar now taking PayPal for online bookings

UPDATE: Unfortunately, the information earlier provided to Australian Business Traveller by a PayPal spokesperson with reg...

danwarne |

The future of inflight entertainment

In a few years' time, your plane seat will know who's sitting in it and adjust its inflight entertainment accordingly -- at lea...

danwarne |

Sneak peak: Virgin Blue's new economy seat

Virgin Blue is gearing up to reveal its new domestic economy class seat, to feature on the airline's new Airbus A330s when they...

David Flynn |

MAS debuts new A330 on BNE-KUL

Malaysia Airlines will introduce its all-new Airbus A330-300 onto Brisbane-Kuala Lumpur flights from April 20th. MAS has fift...

David Flynn |

A year's airport lounge access for $300

If you regularly travel with Air New Zealand or Singapore Airlines, but more often in economy than business class, here's a gre...

danwarne |

Air NZ to check entire Boeing 737 fleet

Air New Zealand is checking its entire fleet of fifteen Boeing 737-300 aircraft following the explosive decompression of a Sout...

John Walton |

Four Qantas 737s aircraft grounded for checks

Qantas has been forced to ground four of its Boeing 737-400 jets in response to the emergency landing of a Southwest Airlines f...

John Walton |

British Airways raises fuel surcharges

Thinking of flying to Singapore or London on British Airways to avoid Qantas' fuel surcharges and ticket price hikes while stil...

John Walton |

Korean Air opens duty-free shop in A380

Here's a story that could have fitted perfectly into April Fool's Day except that, well, it's true. Korean Air is outfitting i...

David Flynn |

Buy your Qantas $50 bag tag cheaper on eBay

If you're not an elite-level Qantas Frequent Flyer, you may not have to cough up $50 to buy one of the new permanent, wireless ...

danwarne |

Air France 447 wreckage found

A large amount of wreckage from Air France 447 has been discovered, 4 km under water on the ocean floor between Brazil and Afri...

danwarne |

V Australia tops airline satisfaction poll

Virgin Blue Group CEO John Borghetti is smiling a little more broadly today with the news that V Australia is now Australia's h...

David Flynn |

Qantas and Air NZ 737 safety: should you worry?

This weekend, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 was involved in an explosive decompression incident in the US, which resulted...

John Walton |

Priority Pass offers Virgin Blue lounge access

Update Virgin Australia is ending its relationship with the global Priority Pass scheme next month as of July 14: see thi...

danwarne |

Virgin Atlantic gets first new Airbus A330

It's good to see an airline which clearly has its priorities right. Virgin Atlantic has not only started flying the first of t...

David Flynn |

Is it safe to travel to Japan during April?

Travellers with trips booked to Japan during April are now asking the question: is it safe to travel to Japan yet? Currently, ...

danwarne |

Virgin Blue announces full SYD-PER details

Virgin Blue will start flying its first Airbus A330 aircraft with the airline's new business class seats on a daily return...

John Walton |