Airline News

What it was like on Qantas’ Boeing 787 Supermoon flight

Qantas turned a Boeing Dreamliner into a ‘moonliner’ to make this week’s super blood moon an even more memorable event.

David Flynn |

Earning points on petrol: Qantas vs Virgin Australia

With Qantas Points given at BP and Woolworths Caltex, and Velocity Points pumping at 7-Eleven and Shell, which is the best deal?

Chris Chamberlin |

Qatar Airways CEO: “the A380 was our biggest mistake”

It looks increasingly unlikely that Qatar Airways will fly its remaining superjumbos.

David Flynn |

How to fly the Qantas Boeing 787-9 between Sydney and Perth

Enjoy everything from a better business class seat to a free upgrade to premium economy.

David Flynn |

Qatar is no longer launch customer for the Boeing 777X

The Gulf carrier is now less eager to be the world's first airline to park a Boeing 777-9 in its hangar.

David Flynn |

Qantas ramps up regional flights with seven new routes

Seven new direct routes will slash connections so that you can spent more time on your holiday.

David Flynn |

Qantas brings the Boeing 787 onto domestic flights

The Dreamliner goes domestic, beginning with up to nine Sydney-Perth flights each week.

David Flynn |

Etihad’s Airbus A350 is getting ready to make its debut

The Gulf carrier looks to be preparing the A350 to finally join its fleet.

David Flynn |

Airbus’ composite A320 ‘future wing’ aims to best Boeing

The new composite wing could help the A320 counter Boeing’s proposed 737 successor.

Bloomberg News |

Singapore’s new COVID breath test gives immediate results

The Breathalyzer-style device will use AI and machine learning to recognise Covid-like traits in a person’s ‘breath signature’.

Bloomberg News |

Extra legroom in economy: Qantas vs Virgin Australia vs Rex

Flying economy is easier when your legroom stretches closer to business class...

Chris Chamberlin |

JetBlue founder’s new airline Breeze takes off

Breeze Air will launch with small all-economy Embraer jets, but Airbus A220s with business class will follow.

Bloomberg News |

Boeing-backed Aerion supersonic private jet marker collapses

Sky-high dreams dashed by economic reality as Aerion's supersonic private jet fails to make the leap from drawing board to runway.

Bloomberg News |

American Airlines eyes NZ restart for Auckland, Christchurch

The Boeing 787 flights would reconnect New Zealand with American's hubs at Los Angeles and Dallas/Forth Worth.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia adds Cairns, Darwin, Townsville routes

Alongside five fresh routes, Virgin is also boosting its domestic flying by 30%, with over 700 extra flights each week.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas plans to have six Airbus A380s flying again in 2023

The first six superjumbos, with new business and premium economy seats, could return to the skies by the end of 2023.

David Flynn |

COVID-19 carves Qantas a $16bn revenue hole

The cost of the coronavirus pandemic continues to mount, but Qantas CEO Alan Joyce sees a recovery on the horizon.

David Flynn |

Qantas extends Norfolk Island flights from Sydney, Brisbane

Qantas will continue serving Norfolk Island until at least late August, but Air New Zealand is poised to return.

Chris Chamberlin |