Airline News

Travel discussions underway with Singapore, Japan

The latest timeline suggests easier travel to New Zealand by December, with some Asian countries opening up in 2021.

David Flynn |

Malaysia Airlines may close if restructure talks fail

The long-struggling Malaysia Airlines faces another challenge as creditors weigh in on a restructuring plan.

Bloomberg News |

Australia's travel ban likely to remain until late 2021

With the exception of travel bubbles to COVID-free countries, overseas trips may be off the agenda until this time next year.

David Flynn |

Emirates eager to bring its A380s back to Australia

The palatial superjumbo will return to Australian skies, Emirates maintains, but when is another matter...

David Flynn |

The OzJet story: Australia's 'all business class' airline

How an upstart airline with all-business-class Boeing 737s challenged Qantas on the lucrative Sydney-Melbourne route.

Chris Chamberlin |

End of an era: British Airways retires its last Boeing 747s

Another airline ditches the jumbo in a sad farewell for what was once among the world's largest Boeing 747 fleet.

Bloomberg News |

Singapore Airlines first class meals home delivered for $900

Caviar, Dom Perignon and Wedgwood bone china dinnerware take this far beyond the realm of Uber Eats.

David Flynn |

A former Qantas Boeing 767 is now Israel's Air Force One

An old Qantas Boeing 767 gets a new lease of life as the Israeli government's flagship.

David Flynn |

Aerion wants to build a Mach 4 supersonic jet

Commercial flying at the speed of sound is closer to a comeback as rivals position themselves for the next era.

Bloomberg News |

Etihad Airways pulls the plug on Brisbane

Etihad Airways will no longer fly to Brisbane, the airline has confirmed to Executive Traveller.

David Flynn |

Airbus launches a private jet version of its A220

The pint-sized private jet boasts a continent-hopping 12 hour range with unrivalled comfort along the way.

David Flynn |

Here is Singapore Airlines' new business class amenity kit

Created in partnership with Penhaligon’s, the kits will soon be available to Singapore Airlines' business class passengers.

David Flynn |

Rex mulls Boeing 737s business class, premium seating

The regional airline confirms its Boeing 737s will retain the business class seats of former operator Virgin Australia.

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines streamlines Star Alliance connections

Your phone can now guide you to your onward departure gate, and even unlock airport Fast Track lanes if your connection is tight.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia locks in $200m from Queensland Govt

The state government's investment includes a small slice of equity in the rescued and rebooted airline.

David Flynn |

Qantas cancelling international flights until March 2021

Qantas has started scrapping the next six months of overseas flights, giving passengers the right to request a full cash refund.

Chris Chamberlin |

Australia-New Zealand travel bubble off to a small start

The restart of travel across the Tasman begins with a one-way flow from NZ to Australia, and quarantine for returning Kiwis.

David Flynn |

SQ launches 'Impossible Meat' satay for vegetarians

Food envy begone: the airline's signature dish can now be enjoyed by vegetarians.

David Flynn |