Airline News Page 332

SQ and PayPal partner up

Singapore Airlines is now accepting PayPal alongside credit cards for purchasing flights online at singaporeair.com. Passenger...

David Flynn |

Virgin Blue to drop 'Blue'

Virgin Blue will drop the ‘Blue’ from its name when it unveils a new brand within the next four months.The move is ...

David Flynn |

Airline launches inflight iTunes downloads

Cramming your iPod, iPad and iPhone full of entertainment has become par for the course before a long haul flight, but if airli...

danwarne |

BA 747 grounded after bedbugs attack

British Airways has admitted one of its 747s was infested with bedbugs, after a passenger sustained bites around her torso and ...

danwarne |

AirNZ's new 777 to make weekend visits to Mlb

Air New Zealand hopes introduce its new Boeing 777-300ERs on direct flights from Auckland to San Francisco and Vancouver this y...

David Flynn |

World's best airports: Seoul, Changi & Hong Kong

Asia’s supersized yet streamlined airports made a clean sweep of the world’s top airports awards, with Seoul&r...

David Flynn |

V Australia launches first flight to Abu Dhabi

V Australia begins direct flights between Sydney and Abu Dhabi from today, making it the first Australian airline with a dedica...

David Flynn |

Tiger hopes to fly to NZ, Singapore

Tiger Airways wants to expand to an international airline, flying to countries around the Asia-Pacific rim – and take bus...

David Flynn |

Borghetti: business class is "a nuclear arms race"

The introduction of a new domestic business class in May this year sees Virgin Blue adding yet another category of seating into...

David Flynn |

GALLERY: Virgin Blue’s new uniforms

Virgin Blue (since this article was first written, the airline has rebranded as Virgin Australia) has revealed a swish new look...

David Flynn |

PICTURES: Virgin Blue's new business class seats

Virgin Blue's new business class seats and service will debut in May on twice-daily flights between Sydney and Perth.The cabin ...

David Flynn |

Virgin Blue will offer inflight internet: CEO

Virgin Blue chief John Borghetti says Australians are ready for inflight internet and his airline will offer it the instant inf...

danwarne |

Virgin Blue to open new lounges

Virgin Blue will open three new domestic lounges this year, with the flagship Sydney lounge gaining valet parking and 'direct e...

David Flynn |

Airlines drop change fees for Christchurch flights

Update: last updated at 1522 Wednesday NZ time  Airlines have announced compassionate measures for those flying in and ou...

danwarne |

Christchurch air traffic staff "still up there"

Update: Thursday 24 February New Zealand Air Traffic Control organisation Airways NZ has contacted Australian Business Tr...

danwarne |

Plane landed as Christchurch earthquake hit

An Air New Zealand plane touched down in Christchurch Airport at the exact moment the magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit. One passen...

danwarne |

Virgin Blue gears up for ‘the new Blue’

There’s a seismic shift happening at Virgin Blue. A new name, new logo and new brand. New planes with new livery. New bus...

David Flynn |

How to survive a red-eye flight in economy

Red-eye flights leave late, arrive early, cross several time zones and don't give you enough time for a proper sleep. Whether ...

John Walton |