Airline News

How I survived the world’s first 20-hour flight

What’s it like to fly 20 non-stop hours from New York to Sydney? Executive Traveller brings you this first-hand report.

The world's longest flights aren't meant for cattle class

Qantas’ non-stop services from Sydney to London and New York can only be profitable with plenty of passengers flying business.

Airbus A350-1000 set for Qantas' Project Sunrise

Airbus is confident that the A350-1000 has what it takes to beat Boeing for Qantas' prestigious Project Sunrise flights.

Qatar opens first class lounge to business class flyers

Qatar Airways' flagship first class lounge is now open to Platinum-grade frequent flyers, as long as they're in business class.

The best business class seats on Sydney-Auckland flights

In a four-way showdown between Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand & LATAM, here's how they compare across the Tasman.

Cathay Pacific business class 'early bird' fares for 2020

Start planning your 2020 travel schedule right now and you can land some great Cathay Pacific business class fares.

Human guinea pigs prepare for 20-hour marathon flights

Qantas' trials of non-stop New York-Sydney flights puts a new focus on the physical toll of an ultra-long journey.

Singapore Airlines gives passengers free WiFi hotspots

Travellers to Singapore can stay connected with a free WiFi hotspot and 2GB of data.

Porsche, Boeing team up for the 'urban mobility' race

The new frontier of flying cars continues to soar from the realm of Jetsons cartoons and move closer to reality.

Fiji Airways reveals new Airbus A350 business class

Fiji Airways shares a first look at its Airbus A350 business class ahead of the jet's late-November delivery.

Qantas removing frequent flyer numbers from boarding passes

Seemingly innocent social media photos of a boarding pass can put your privacy at risk.

Why airlines are ditching seatback video screens

US airlines are split on whether single-aisle fleets need them, but all agree that better WiFi means more revenue.

The biggest changes in Qantas' new A380 business class

A far better business class experience awaits travellers on Qantas' refurbished Airbus A380s.

Starlux wants a premium experience for Asian business travel

Taiwan's newest airline launches in January 2020 with the promise of lie-flat luxury in a competitive business market.

Uber will now fly you over NY city gridlock

Uber's helicopter service between lower Manhattan and JFK Airport is now available to any Uber user.

Velocity Frequent Flyer increases carrier charges

From January 2020, nearly all Virgin Australia flights booked with Velocity Points will command a higher cash co-payment.

Intel wants your next laptop to have all-day battery life

Get ready for a new wave of thin, light and long-legged laptops.

Photo tour: what's new in Qantas' upgraded Airbus A380

A decade since the Qantas Airbus A380 took to the skies, the airline's superjumbo fleet is getting a mid-life make-over.