Airline News

Emirates President Tim Clark delays retirement to 2021

Clark helped create the Gulf colossus, now he'll stay on deck to help it navigate the crisis which threatens it.

Bloomberg News |

Boeing eyes new jet to take on the Airbus A321neo

Boeing takes tentative steps in early-stage talks with airlines, Rolls-Royce about a new medium range single-aisle jetliner.

Bloomberg News |

Hawaiian Airlines delays Boeing 787-9 debut to 2022

The arrival of Hawaiian's new Boeing 787s, and its new business class, is now two years away...

David Flynn |

ANA to launch new international airline

The new airline, based on ANA's current Air Japan charter service, could fly its Boeing 787s to Australia.

David Flynn |

The Alice Springs airplane parking lot has never been busier

Already home to over 100 jets, the outback storage facility being expanded to take 60 additional jets.

Bloomberg News |

Qantas faces tough competition on flights to Taipei

With Qantas considering flights to Taiwan, incumbents China Airlines and EVA Air will give the Roo a run for its money.

Chris Chamberlin |

Airbus A321neo business class gains first class appeal

Flying between Sydney and Perth would be more akin to a great Sydney-London experience.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia looks to reboot inflight WiFi

How will WiFi figure in the new value-focussed Virgin Australia when it relaunches next month?

David Flynn |

Qantas eyes flights to South Korea, Taiwan

Travel bubbles could open new routes and new opportunities for Qantas.

David Flynn |

Air Canada launches 'all business class' flights

The airline's private jet fleet will be put to work on selected domestic flights in Canada and to the US.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia rolls out Future Flight Credits

The airline's new travel credits are valid only on certain types of fares and you won't always get a seat on the flight you want.

David Flynn |

Cathay Dragon closes: what it means for Marco Polo, Qantas

With some Dragon routes moving to Cathay Pacific, and others to low-cost HK Express, some flyers will fare better than others.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin to ditch free meals, snacks, drinks in economy

The airline is betting that travellers are willing to trade a snack and a drink for a cheaper airfare.

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific to add Airbus A321neo jets to its fleet

The Oneworld member will bolster its fleet with scores of single-aisle Airbus A320-series jets, including the latest A321neo.

David Flynn |

Cathay's Boeing 777-9 deliveries postponed to "beyond 2025"

The airline's new flagship, along with its new first class suites and business class seats, are now at least five years away...

David Flynn |

Exit the Dragon: Cathay Pacific drops Cathay Dragon

The routes flown by Cathay Dragon will be taken over by Cathay Pacific and HK Express.

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines resumes non-stop flights to New York

The world's longest flight is back on the map, with Singapore Airlines restarting its 18+ hour New York service.

David Flynn |

Coming soon: Cathay's new A321neo business class

Here's what we know about the latest regional business class of Cathay Dragon, set to debut on its new Airbus A321neo jets.

David Flynn |