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Ouch: Virgin Blue doubles baggage fees

Virgin Blue is doubling its some of its baggage charges as part of a move to recoup rising fuel costs. From March, passengers ...

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Air NZ's new taxi service

Travellers within New Zealand can now save money and simplify their journeys to and from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and...

John Walton |

Qantas drops middle seat from local biz class

Update Qantas will remove the much-criticised middle seat from the business class cabins of its newest planes in response to c...

David Flynn |

How to survive international economy flights

International economy to Europe or the US -- we've all had to do it, and, it's somewhere between unpleasant and downright tortu...

danwarne |

Qantas to put 747s on domestic Perth route

Qantas has struck a pre-emptive blow against Virgin Blue's aspirations of evolving into a business travel airline by flooding t...

danwarne |

Reviewed: Economy and Skycouch on Air NZ

So far this week we've brought detailed first reviews of Air New Zealand's brand new Business Premier and Premium Economy Space...

John Walton |

Jetstar's iPad rental program set for April launch

Jetstar hopes to offer passengers the option to rent an iPad for $10 per flight in April, pending finalisation of licensing agr...

David Flynn |

Air NZ Spaceseats: New Premium Economy reviewed

Yesterday we brought you an in-depth first review of Air New Zealand's brand new Business Premier cabin.  Today, we're ta...

John Walton |

Tip: you can lend your Qantas wireless bag tags

Wondering if you can lend or give one of your wireless Qantas bag tags to a friend or family member? The answer is yes. In res...

danwarne |

Air New Zealand's Business Premier: what's new

Our team made it on board Air New Zealand's newest 777-300ER when it stopped at Wellington last week, and we checked out the br...

John Walton |

CX's rollout for new business class seats

Update In addition to our scoop on the debut of Cathay Pacific's business class seats between Sydney and Hong Kong on the new ...

David Flynn |

Qantas hikes AU & NZ fares: more rises to follow?

Qantas will sock you with higher fares on domestic, regional and trans-Tasman flights from 25 February, citing higher fuel pric...

John Walton |

AirNZ boosts legroom on trans-Tasman flights

Air New Zealand will offer passengers extra legroom in economy class at no added cost on trans-Tasman flights from late next mo...

David Flynn |

CX adds fourth daily SYD-HK flight

Cathay Pacific is adding a fourth daily flight between Sydney and Hong Kong to its permanent schedule, with the decision to con...

David Flynn |

Qantas' new 737-800s start flying to NZ

Trans-Tasman travellers will enjoy laptop power sockets and and video screens at every seat as Qantas' three new Boeing 737-800...

John Walton |

Etihad and Air New Zealand to codeshare

Etihad and Air New Zealand will start selling tickets and allowing frequent flyer ticket redemptions on each other's flights la...

John Walton |

Delta introduces Economy Comfort seating

Delta is following the lead of United and its SkyTeam partner KLM by introducing an "economy with more legroom" premium area of...

John Walton |

BA lets businesses triple-dip on points

British Airways is ramping up promotion for its On Business program by offering triple points to all new companies which sign u...

David Flynn |