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Airbus seeks to reshape flying with ‘zero emission’ aircraft

The world's first zero-emission commercial aircraft could enter service by 2035, Airbus says.

David Flynn |

Green machine: the A380 superjumbo gets hydrogen power

The double-decker jet will help Airbus chart a course into zero-emission flying.

David Flynn |

China Airlines boosts flights to Brisbane, Auckland

Taiwan’s flag-carrier will also celebrate 20 years flying to Brisbane in 2023.

David Flynn |

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport to get all-new Executive Lounge

Changes are afoot at Singapore’s popular and dare we say iconic airport hotel.

David Flynn |

Qantas is restarting Brisbane-Tokyo flights this week

With no sign of Virgin Australia launching those promised Brisbane-Tokyo flights, Qantas is set to soar…

David Flynn |

Fiji Airways fires up non-stop flights to Vancouver

The Fijian carrier is expanding its international reach, with a possible A350 upgrade also waiting in the wings.

David Flynn |

Yes, Virgin Australia holds a trademark on ‘Mile High Club’

We wonder what Richard Branson had in mind when he laid claim to the catchy phrase?

David Flynn |

Oneworld, China Southern “in discussions” over alliance

The former SkyTeam member China’s largest airline could join Oneworld, with British Airways and American Airlines in support.

Bloomberg News |

Malaysia Airlines cancels Brisbane-Kuala Lumpur flights

The carrier is once again pulling the plug on the route, less than five years after resurrecting it.

Chris Ashton |

Singapore Airlines is bringing the A380 back to Melbourne

After a lengthy absence, the Singaporean superjumbo will finally make a welcome return to Melbourne.

Chris Ashton |

Superjumbo superloos: the first class washrooms of the A380

It’ll be hard to return to cramped airplane bathrooms after a peek inside these spacious well-appointed first class washrooms.

David Flynn |

This Qantas jet has an exclusive ‘Harry Potter’ suite

But can you summon a glass of bubbles by saying “Accio, Champagne” ?

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines first class: seats, lounges and more

Luxurious and indulgent; Singapore Airlines' first class is an experience to be savoured.

Staff Writers |

Emirates, Qatar give Perth a superjumbo-sized travel boost

Both the Gulf airlines are bringing back their A380s, and there’s arguably no better way to fly from Perth to Europe or the UK.

David Flynn |

American’s Flagship Suites business class replace First

Flagship Suites will feature on long-range flights, offering privacy doors and a chaise lounge-style seating option.

David Flynn |

More airlines saying ‘leave your passport in your pocket’

Facial recognition is becoming the new ‘express ticket’ for boarding or entering the frequent flyer lounge.

Chris Ashton |

How airlines know what you’re willing to pay for a ticket

Artificial intelligence algorithms are processing reams of data to fine-tune airfares in ways that may surprise you.

Bloomberg News |

Any hour is cocktail hour at Emirates’ elegant A380 bar

It’s one of the signature experiences of a business or first class flight on the Emirates superjumbo.

Chris Ashton |