Airline News

Air New Zealand launches non-stop Auckland-New York flights

AirNZ pulls the trigger on direct flights from Auckland to New York, but axes the LAX-London route in the process.

Boeing 787-9 VIP jet can fly non-stop from Sydney to London

Settle in for 20 hours of airborne luxury on a VIP edition of the Boeing 787-9

Qatar is launch customer for Gulfstream G700

With the G700, Gulfstream says "My private jet is bigger than yours" to Bombardier's Global 7500.

Qatar Airways readies "next-generation Qsuite"

How do you make the world's best business class seat even better? We'll soon find out...

Private jet deliveries soar as global economy cools off

It’s all about that new plane smell, especially if it also flies faster and longer than your current business jet.

Virgin Australia’s Brisbane to Tokyo flights one step closer

The Australian Government plans to share new traffic rights for Tokyo Haneda flights between Qantas and Virgin Australia.

How I survived the world’s first 20-hour flight

What’s it like to fly 20 non-stop hours from New York to Sydney? Executive Traveller brings you this first-hand report.

The world's longest flights aren't meant for cattle class

Qantas’ non-stop services from Sydney to London and New York can only be profitable with plenty of passengers flying business.

Airbus A350-1000 set for Qantas' Project Sunrise

Airbus is confident that the A350-1000 has what it takes to beat Boeing for Qantas' prestigious Project Sunrise flights.

Qatar opens first class lounge to business class flyers

Qatar Airways' flagship first class lounge is now open to Platinum-grade frequent flyers, as long as they're in business class.

The best business class seats on Sydney-Auckland flights

In a four-way showdown between Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand & LATAM, here's how they compare across the Tasman.

Cathay Pacific business class 'early bird' fares for 2020

Start planning your 2020 travel schedule right now and you can land some great Cathay Pacific business class fares.

Human guinea pigs prepare for 20-hour marathon flights

Qantas' trials of non-stop New York-Sydney flights puts a new focus on the physical toll of an ultra-long journey.

Singapore Airlines gives passengers free WiFi hotspots

Travellers to Singapore can stay connected with a free WiFi hotspot and 2GB of data.

Porsche, Boeing team up for the 'urban mobility' race

The new frontier of flying cars continues to soar from the realm of Jetsons cartoons and move closer to reality.

Fiji Airways reveals new Airbus A350 business class

Fiji Airways shares a first look at its Airbus A350 business class ahead of the jet's late-November delivery.

Qantas removing frequent flyer numbers from boarding passes

Seemingly innocent social media photos of a boarding pass can put your privacy at risk.

Why airlines are ditching seatback video screens

US airlines are split on whether single-aisle fleets need them, but all agree that better WiFi means more revenue.