Airline News

Qantas looks to Haneda Airport as its new Tokyo hub

When international flights return, Qantas will make Haneda Airport its new home in Tokyo.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas adds seasonal ski flights to Cooma, Albury

This winter, ditch the daily grind for a week (or even a long weekend) and hit the snowfields of the NSW and Victorian alps.

David Flynn |

US airlines push for international 'virus passport'

America's airlines, joined by travel groups and labor, are urging urged the Biden administration to take the lead in developin...

Bloomberg News |

Lufthansa gears up for new business class in 2023

The airline's fresh business class remains en route, but could touch down first on either an Airbus A350 or the Boeing 777X.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia eager to restart international flying

When international travel restrictions ease, Virgin Australia plans to be wheels-up to many popular overseas destinations.

Chris Chamberlin |

Government considers wage subsidy for Qantas, Virgin

The proposed 'AviationKeeper' subsidy could kick in from April.

Bloomberg News |

Qantas is bringing back the 'mystery flight'

Beat those 'border closure blues' with a unique day trip from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

David Flynn |

Rex eyes Sydney-Canberra flights

Now a Qantas-only route, the capital city corridor could see Rex add both Boeing jets and Saab turboprops to the mix.

David Flynn |

Rex expands Sydney-Melbourne flights to Gold Coast, Adelaide

Flights from Sydney and Melbourne to the Gold Coast, and Melbourne-Adelaide, will start from the end of March.

David Flynn |

Qantas overhauls international baggage allowances

Qantas' changes are a real mixed bag, depending on each traveller's frequent flyer status and ticket type.

Chris Chamberlin |

Here's how Qantas will bring back international flights

Qantas chief Alan Joyce tells Executive Traveller how he plans to reboot the airline's international network.

David Flynn |

Qantas pushes back international restart to October 2021

The new timeline matches the government's expected completion of nation-wide vaccination.

David Flynn |

Rex outlines business class dining for Sydney-Melbourne

Business class passengers will enjoy hot meals served on cardboard trays, plus complimentary wine and beer.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas flags 2H21 restart for flights to Japan, Johannesburg

The airline remains optimistic on resuming international flights from July.

David Flynn |

SQ continues Airbus A380 upgrade program

The superjumbo aren't quite ready to return, but work continues to refit older A380s with the latest suites and seats.

David Flynn |

First photos: Rex Boeing 737 business class

Regional Express brings competition to the business class skies, using the same seats (and planes) as arch-rival Virgin Australia.

Chris Chamberlin |

Rex cuts Sydney-Melbourne flights

The capital city challenger will run a pared-back timetable for the opening week of its Sydney-Melbourne Boeing 737 flights.

David Flynn |

AirNZ to trial digital travel pass on Sydney-Auckland

Qantas is also said to be looking at the Travel Pass app in readiness for when international flights resume.

David Flynn |