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Inflight calls, texts & data on Air NZ next month

Air New Zealand passengers will be able to use mobile phones on selected domestic flights by the end of this month as the Kiwi ...

John Walton |

Qantas 737-800s to get Sky Interior?

Qantas appears set to unveil a radical new-look cabin for its domestic fleet aircraft later this year when the airline takes de...

David Flynn |

Cairns, Townsville, Mount Isa Airports open

Having escaped the worst of Tropical Cyclone Yasi, the major North Queensland airports are starting to return to normal service...

John Walton |

Qantas International slowly dying: Alan Joyce

Qantas chief Alan Joyce said today there was "a real question mark over the viability of Qantas International" if it keeps goin...

danwarne |

Virgin Blue-Etihad alliance gets final approval

The alliance between Virgin Blue and Etihad has received the blessing of the ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commiss...

David Flynn |

Qantas hikes international ticket prices

Qantas flights to the UK and Europe will see a near-50% rise in the ticket's fuel surcharge from February 19 due to the rising ...

David Flynn |

Air NZ contract airline banned from flying

Air New Zealand contract airline Air National has been banned from flying by the CAA over concerns about allegedly false traini...

John Walton |

DISPUTE: Webjet stops selling Delta flights

Australian airline price search website Webjet today took the unprecedented step of disconnecting and deleting Delta Air Lines'...

danwarne |

Emirates adds Zambia, Zimbabwe flights

Emirates is taking square aim at business travellers working in the lucrative mineral and resources sectors in Zambia and Zimba...

John Walton |

Qantas, Jetstar evacuate passengers from Cairns

Qantas and Jetstar are flying additional planes into Cairns to get people out safely before "monster" Cyclone Yasi hits on Thur...

danwarne |

Fire extinguishers used on Singapore Airlines A380

UPDATE 3rd February | Singapore Airlines has issued an updated statement today. See our followup story: "There was no fire" on ...

John Walton |

Singapore Airlines: "There was no fire" on A380

Yesterday, Singapore Airlines confirmed to Australian Business Traveller that fire extinguishers had been deployed after wiring...

danwarne |

V Australia to share AirNZ Koru Lounges

V Australia's premium passengers in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will gain access to Air New Zealand's Koru Lounges this mont...

David Flynn |

Star Alliance boost upgrade awards

Members of Star Alliance partners – including Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, United and Asiana – can now trad...

David Flynn |

The world's most innovative airlines

Aviation research company AirlineTrendshas cited a range of products and services for business travellers as key factors in cho...

David Flynn |

Jetstar plans 787 services to USA, Europe

Jetstar aims to add Europe and the US to its international network once the airline takes delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamline...

David Flynn |

Air New Zealand to fly Paraparaumu-Auckland

Air New Zealand has announced flights from Auckland to Paraparaumu, 60 km north of Wellington Airport. Business travellers from...

John Walton |

Surprising benefits: Jetstar/oneworld hookup

Qantas' budget airline, Jetstar, will now be considered a quasi-member of the oneworld alliance, allowing travellers to book on...

danwarne |