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Delta adds more lie-flat seats, upgrades entertainment

U.S.-based airline Delta is upgrading its fleet of aircraft to feature more lie-flat beds in premium seats, as well as an impro...

Rahul Raja |

Qantas to get two more A380s

Qantas will boost its Airbus A380 fleet to a total of nine early next year with the delivery of two new factory-fresh superjumb...

David Flynn |

Korean Air A380 has all-business class upper deck

Korean Air will dedicate the entire upper deck of its new Airbus A380s to business class, beating a refit by Singapore Airlines...

David Flynn |

Lufthansa's new space-saver seats boost legroom

Lufthansa has finally revealed the cabin revamp for its short and medium-haul fleet. The European cabin upgrade involves some 3...

Rahul Raja |

AirNZ's 777-300ER has upgraded seats & cabins

Air New Zealand has just taken delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, which features the new ‘SkyCouch’ o...

Rahul Raja |

Qantas back to full schedule for Heathow

Qantas is gearing up for a return to its full flight schedule from Heathrow following the re-opening of the snow-bound airport'...

David Flynn |

Safety checks ease for Rolls-Royce A380 engines

Aviation safety regulators from Europe’s EASA are seemingly more confident about the safety capabilities of Rolls-Royce&r...

Rahul Raja |

QF2 flies half empty from Heathrow, despite stranded passengers

Qantas passengers have complained that the airline flew a half empty plane from Heathrow to Australia yesterday, leaving delaye...

danwarne |

Virgin Blue & Air New Zealand alliance approved

Update The New Zealand government has today approved the trans-Tasman alliance between Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue. With ...

David Flynn |

AirNZ's new premium economy seating

Air New Zealand’s new Business Premier and premium economy ‘Spaceseat’ will make their debut on daily flights...

David Flynn |

V Australia to fly to 100 destinations worldwide with Etihad

Virgin Blue and middle-east airline Etihad have been given a provisional go-ahead by the competition regulator to form a pricin...

danwarne |

Air India shelves direct Melbourne-Delhi flights

Update Air India has scratched its planned daily non-stop service from Delhi to Melbourne – at least for now. The fligh...

Bill Bennett |

SQ adds A380 to Japan-US

Singapore Airlines will introduce its highly-regarded Airbus A380 onto the Singapore-Japan-US route next year, flying via Narit...

David Flynn |

Saudi billionaire buys A380

You're a billionaire who needs a new private jet, so what's top of your shopping list? An Airbus A380, of course. Prince Alwal...

David Flynn |

SQ boosts biz class seats in A380

Update Singapore Airlines has now confirmed a new series of Airbus A380s with business class cabin running the entire length o...

David Flynn |

Boeing scraps 787-3 Dreamliner

Boeing's beleaguered 787 Dreamliner project has taken another hit, with the company cancelling plans for its short-haul 787-3 s...

David Flynn |

Virgin Blue to join Star Alliance?

Virgin Blue may ink a partnership with Star Alliance as part of the carrier's push towards what is internally called "the new B...

David Flynn |

Delta offers airport charge stations

The days of boarding a plane with a dead laptop, tablet or mobile phone battery could soon be at an end – at least for US...

Bill Bennett |