Airline News

Priority Pass access to The House lounges

The House lounges now offer Priority Pass access, as long as you pay an additional $20.

Airbus has begun test flights of its 'smart cabin'

Airbus sees a big market in digitally aware cabins that may speed your flight—and save airlines lots of money.

EarthBay is a 'private jet' on commercial flights

The innovative EarthBay concept transforms 'below decks' space into a private suite with floor-to-ceiling windows.

SQ brings Book The Cook to Newark, Seattle

Locally-sourced burgers, steak, salmon and greens are on the menu for Singapore Airlines' latest US flights.

Airlines changing the way you buy business class

Unbundling, upselling, add-ons and plus packages could reshape business travel.

Virgin CEO: joining an alliance is no quick fix

Newly-minted Virgin Australia chief Paul Scurrah takes a measured approach to the question of joining Star Alliance or SkyTeam.

Qantas boosts international carry-on bag allowance

Premium passengers can now bring a cabin bag weighing up to 10kg on international Qantas flights.

LATAM's business class boost: new seats, meals

The South American airline wants you to fly better, eat better and sleep better. That's a triple-play we can get behind.

Virgin Australia launches "Operation Rightsize"

Nothing is off the table as Australia's challenger airline reports its seventh consecutive year in the red.

Qantas has "high-level design" of new first class

Work has already begun on shaping the seats in which you'll spend 18-20 hours during the world's longest flights.

Qantas to launch London, New York test flights

Three Boeing 787s will fly non-stop marathons from London and New York to Sydney as Qantas continues research into Project Sunrise

SQ boosts business class to Melbourne, Wellington

Fully-flat beds and direct aisle access will become standard on all Singapore Airlines flights to Australia and Wellington.

Air Canada's new Airbus A220 business class

The nimble single-aisle A220 will dart daily to Seattle and San Jose from May 2020.

BA, Virgin ramp up London-New York Airbus A350s

Business travellers are the winners as BA and Virgin dial up the trans-Atlantic turf war for premium passengers.

Qantas brings Boeing 787 onto Sydney-Santiago

On flights to Santiago it's out with the old and in with the new, with a better business class plus more flights to choose from.

SQ streamlines in-flight WiFi pricing

Travellers now have three Internet packages to choose from, ranging from 30MB to 200MB of data.

Aer Lingus A321LR for Dublin-London

Euro-business class, step aside – now there's a proper business class seat for the short hop from London to Eire.

Vistara to fly to Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai

Indian airline Vistara spreads its wings to Singapore, Bangkok and Dubai as first pins in fledgling international network map.