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Qantas crews won't stay in Tokyo

Qantas management has decided international cabin crews will be accommodated overnight in Hong Kong rather than Tokyo for fligh...

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Airlines checking for radioactive planes ex-Japan

German international airline Lufthansa says it has started scanning planes ex-Japan for signs of radioactivity, as the nuclear ...

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Japan's airlines first to carry passengers on 787

Boeing's long-delayed Dreamliner looks certain to take to the skies from July, with the aircraft maker pulling its delivery dat...

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Qantas' next-gen check-in faces teething problems

Qantas passengers are finding that the airline's new check-in system (which relies on chip-embedded cards and permanent, wirele...

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Free, instant silver status with Star Alliance

This week in Get the Points, how to get Star Alliance Silver status instantly — and free of charge! Update: As of 0800 Sydn...

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Virgin Blue, V Australia hike airfares

Virgin Blue and its international arm V Australia will raise the cost of all airfares next week, with Virgin Blue Group CE...

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Jetstar planes flying into earthquake hit Tokyo

Jetstar has confirmed to Australian Business Traveller that it has two planes in the air carrying passengers on scheduled servi...

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Virgin Blue criticised over gluten-free meals

Virgin Blue’s new inflight menu created by Australian chef Luke Mangan has been criticised by travellers over a lack of g...

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More Qantas flights to QLD mining areas

Qantas will ratchet up its capacity into Queensland's major centres and mining business areas in the next four weeks once the a...

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Singapore Airlines raises fuel surcharges

Singapore Airlines' passengers will be paying hefty fuel surcharges on flights, as the airline becomes the latest to hike up fa...

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Air NZ hikes ticket prices

Air New Zealand will raise all its fares by between 7 and 8 percent in response to the sharply increasing price of jet fuel. T...

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WiFi made cockpit monitors go blank: Boeing

Boeing has confirmed that Wi-Fi made cockpit displays go blank during testing of its latest 737-NG aircraft, a revamp of one of...

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Qantas adds 28 US cities to AA codeshare

Qantas will make 28 new destinations available out of Dallas-Fort Worth when direct flights from Sydney to DFW begin on May 16t...

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More new Business seats on new planes for CX

Cathay Pacific ordered 27 new aircraft from Boeing and Airbus yesterday -- and all are the types fitted with the new Business C...

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Gallery: Virgin Blue's new inflight meals

Last week the flying foodies of Australian Business Traveller broke the news that Virgin Blue had hired Australian ch...

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Qantas jacks up international fares again

Just a month after its last price increase, Qantas has jacked up its international ticket prices again — this time, by $5...

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Virgin Blue signs Luke Mangan for inflight meals

Update As tipped by Australian Business Traveller last week, Virgin Blue has hired Australian chef Luke Mangan to overhaul its...

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Jetstar’s inflight iPad app revealed

Jetstar is pushing ahead with plans to use the iPad for in-flight entertainment on its domestic and international flights begin...

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