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Best airline pranks for April Fool's

We had some April Fool’s Day fun last Friday with well-received stories on Jetstar's Project Sirius seats and cabin layou...

David Flynn |

Get the points: up to 50% off Qantas award flights

OK, our article today about Qantas pledging to return to being a full-service airline was just an April Fool's joke (regrettabl...

danwarne |

How to avoid Air NZ's Richard Simmons video

Air New Zealand's new Richard Simmons safety video is ridiculously funny -- at least the first time you see it. Of course, if ...

John Walton |

Jetstar's 787 seats and cabin layout

In leaked documents seen exclusively by Australian Business Traveller, Jetstar's cabin layout for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner ha...

Staff Writers |

Qantas to return to full service, pledges CEO

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says the airline's disastrous drop in market share has convinced him that it's time Qantas moved back to ...

Staff Writers |

Justin Bieber to spruik Virgin Pacific

Virgin Blue could have chosen a better day to announce its long-awaited new brand of Virgin Pacific and the multi-million dolla...

Staff Writers |

London Heathrow "worse than Calcutta"

A leaked set of confidential reports from Airports Council International -- the insider trade association for airports -- has r...

John Walton |

Qantas axes direct San Francisco flights early

Qantas has brought forward the closure of its direct service between Sydney and San Francisco, with the last flight of QF73 now...

David Flynn |

Qantas launches its new Perth-Exmouth route

Qantas launched its new routes between Perth and Exmouth yesterday, and will fly 115-seat Boeing 717 jets three times a week be...

John Walton |

Royal Brunei's Melbourne flights start

Royal Brunei's first flight from Melbourne to Bandar Seri Begawan took off today, with the Brunei national carrier aiming for a...

John Walton |

Qantas introduces $20 fee for choosing your seat

Flying international economy with Qantas and want to choose your seat in advance? That'll be an extra $20 please. The Aussie f...

David Flynn |

Qantas giving out free exit row seats

Qantas is allowing Platinum Frequent Flyers free access to exit-row seats on both international and domestic flights, it appear...

danwarne |

Qantas to cut flights, lose aircraft, raise fares

Qantas is set to hike its own and Jetstar's ticket prices, slash international and trans-Tasman services, and cut back its flee...

john |

Lufthansa wins praise for A380 first-class toilet

Okay, admit it – as plush as first-class seats and suites are, you're always a bit curious about the toilets. Can they r...

David Flynn |

Business on the run at Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Hong Kong's landmark Mandarin Oriental hotel is now bundling together a series of business-friendly services in its 'Busin...

David Flynn |

Qantas wireless bag tags: $50 each

Qantas has started selling its permanent wireless bag tags to travellers who are not silver/gold/platinum Frequent Flyers for $...

danwarne |

Rolls-Royce knew A380 engines faulty: 4 Corners

UPDATE 30th March: Qantas has today announced it will cut routes, ground planes and raise ticket prices, partly in response to ...

danwarne |

ABC TV probes Qantas Airbus A380 engine explosion

Update See our full story on last night's Four Corners report: Rolls-Royce knew Qantas' A380 engines were faulty Previous T...

David Flynn |