Airline News

Inside the secret $5bn mission to keep Cathay Pacific alive

Codenamed Apollo, the complex deal involved governments, top shareholders and airline execs - but will it be enough?

Bloomberg News |

Review: flying with Qantas in the coronavirus era

As Qantas adds more flights and rolls out its Fly Well program, we sample 'the new normal' of domestic travel.

David Flynn |

What's it like to fly with Emirates during the coronavirus?

As the UAE pulls back on airport transit restrictions, Emirates is bringing on more flights. Here's what to expect.

Brandon Loo |

Virgin Australia boosts domestic flights

Virgin Australia is ramping up its existing flights and bringing other routes back online, with a range of new health measures.

Chris Chamberlin |

Singapore Airlines opens Changi transit for Australia, NZ

Travellers can once again transit through Singapore's Changi Airport but the experience will be very different from the past.

David Flynn |

Emirates A380 premium economy is ready and "waiting to go"

The spacious 'sleeperette' seat remains under wraps ahead of a launch that's still TBC.

David Flynn |

Apple to preview new 'Mac on ARM' platform this month

Farewell Intel: Apple is set to move to its own ARM-based laptops and desktops using a pumped-up iPad-style processor.

Mark Gurman |

HK government to take $7 billion stake in Cathay Pacific

A government-backed lifeline lands in the lap of Cathay Pacific, but there are strings attached...

David Flynn |

The new wave of Boeing 777X business class

The Boeing 777X will deliver a new wave of business class seats, and some new first class suites too.

David Flynn |

Qatar status match delivers for Virgin Australia flyers

Qatar Airways is now bestowing the fruits of its recent status match promo onto Virgin Australia frequent flyers.

David Flynn |

Qantas ends repatriation flights to London, Los Angeles

A funding arrangement for the government-underwritten flights expired over the weekend.

David Flynn |

UK rolls out mandatory 14-day quarantine for all arrivals

Airlines and others criticise the quarantine as being too late to help, and only sure to harm the struggling industry.

Bloomberg News |

What's it like to fly with SQ during the coronavirus?

As the Star Alliance member begins to bring back more flights, we detail the new Singapore Airlines travel experience.

David Flynn |

Govt extends subsidy for Qantas, Virgin Australia, Rex

A core set of domestic and regional routes will continue to be underwritten under a government subsidy.

David Flynn |

British Airways threatens to sack all 4,300 of its pilots

It's coronavirus crunch time for the embattled British flag-carrier, which also wants to block UK quarantine plans.

Bloomberg News |

Australia-New Zealand flights set for September start

A business push for trans-Tasman travel from July has met with solid pushback from New Zealand, saying it's two month too early.

David Flynn |

Etihad, Emirates increase flights as UAE ends transit ban

Dubai and Abu Dhabi can once again become the 'crossroads of the world' as transfer options open up.

David Flynn |

Qantas, Jetstar are ramping up domestic flights

As travel restrictions start to ease across the country, Qantas and Jetstar will increase their domestic and regional flying.

David Flynn |