Airline News

COVID-19: Virgin Australia drops routes, winds back flights

Virgin is paring back domestic, trans-Tasman, US and Japan flights, plus, axing an international destination from its network.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas cuts Airbus A380 flights, drops Singapore-London

Qantas will mothball eight Airbus A380s and axe Singapore-London flights as the coronavirus cuts into demand.

David Flynn |

Korean Air cuts Brisbane, Auckland; winds back Sydney

Flights to Australia and New Zealand are just some of those impacted by the airline's coronavirus changes.

Chris Chamberlin |

El Al readies non-stop flights to Melbourne

The Israeli flag-carrier will trial direct flights between Tel Aviv and Melbourne across April and May 2020.

David Flynn |

Vistara eyes London, Australia with new Boeing 787 fleet

New Boeing jets ignite bold globe-striding ambitions for the Singapore Airlines-backed Indian airline.

David Flynn |

Air Vanuatu brings new business class, A220 to Brisbane

Brisbane will be the first Australian destination to receive Air Vanuatu's newest aircraft and business class experience.

Chris Chamberlin |

Heathrow Express upgrades its high speed 15-minute ride

The fastest way to get from London's Heathrow Airport to Paddington is about to get a little more comfy, too.

David Flynn |

Aeroflot's new Airbus A350 business class

The Russian flag-carrier will install private business class suites across its Airbus A350 and Boeing 777 fleets.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia eyes Airbus A350, Boeing 787 for new fleet

Virgin's much-anticipated fleet review would streamline its mix of Airbus A330 and Boeing 777s into a single type of jet.

David Flynn |

Project Sunrise: timely wins for the business traveller

Qantas' Project Sunrise flights might save time, but they have another advantage: all of that time is yours, without interruption.

David Flynn |

Virgin Atlantic drops business class chauffeur service

Upper Class passengers will need to make their own way to the airport from July, with the airline axing all ground transfers.

Chris Chamberlin |

Sampling Qatar Airways' Qsuite business class menu

Turn your business class Qsuite into a cosy booth at an à la carte restaurant, or a table for two in the adjoining middle seats.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia's new Adelaide lounge will open April 2020

With the old space shutting down, travellers will make do with a temporary pop-up lounge until the new one is ready.

Brandon Loo |

Qantas pauses A380 Melbourne-Singapore flights

Qantas is pulling its superjumbos – and first class – from the normally-popular Melbourne-Singapore route, citing low demand.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas cuts Hong Kong flights as coronavirus takes hold

Qantas' Hong Kong wind-backs now stretch to Sydney, with previous reductions from Melbourne and Brisbane also extended.

Chris Chamberlin |

Boeing's 797 reboot could target the Airbus A321XLR

Boeing is going back to the drawing board with its mid-sized jet concept.

David Flynn |

Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific closes three HKG lounges

Cathay pulls down the shutters at The Pier, The Deck and The Bridge.

David Flynn |

Qantas set to greenlight Project Sunrise

Buckle up for 18-21 hour non-stop flights to London, New York and Paris...

David Flynn |