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Star Alliance launches its own credit card in Australia

The co-branded card will let you earn miles or points in the frequent flyer program of selected Star Alliance member airlines.

David Flynn |

New Gold Coast Airport international terminal now open

Coolangatta Airport is all grown up, with foreign arrivals now passing through the newly-finished terminal.

Chris Ashton |

Virgin Australia partnership with ANA, Air Canada, Hawaiian

More partner flights will unlock more Velocity points and status credits.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia restarts Singapore Airlines codeshare

Travellers can enjoy full partnership perks across the two airlines, just in time for the Christmas break.

Chris Ashton |

What is ‘unbundled’ business class?

Unbundled business class fares sell for a lower price but give you fewer perks.

Staff Writers |

Qatar Airways will live-stream every World Cup match

For 28 thrilling days, every match is beaming direct to passengers cruising at 40,00ft.

Chris Ashton |

Air Mauritius resumes twice-weekly link to Perth

The airline’s lie-flat business class will ensure your tropical holiday gets off to a flying start.

Chris Ashton |

Qantas rolls out a ‘retro menu’ at its first class lounges

Take your tastebuds on a trip down memory lane…

Chris Ashton |

Virgin Australia makes its return to New Zealand

The streamlined Qantas challenger is testing the market with Queenstown as its sole trans-Tasman port, for now.

Matt Lennon |

Qatar Airways wants to “double flights to Australia”

The Gulf airline has ambitious plans to become Australia’s leading overseas carrier.

David Flynn |

Qantas’ Sydney to Santiago flights make triumphant return

It marks the end to a 30-month hiatus between the two cities, and a valuable reconnection for visitors and locals.

Matt Lennon |

Virgin Australia reopens Sydney ‘Premium Entry’

The time-saving airport priority lane makes a welcome return, but only during morning peak hours.

David Flynn |

Qatar Airways boosts Adelaide, Auckland to daily flights

The Gulf carrier is doubling down on its commitment to South Australia, and Kiwis can reap the benefits too.

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines’ original A380 seats become museum star

The iconic suites will join a museum exhibition celebrating the Lion City’s homegrown brands.

Chris Ashton |

British Airways upgrades business class dining with new menu

It’s ‘bon voyage’ to the single tray offering and ‘welcome back’ to individually served courses.

Chris Ashton |

Qantas once ordered 20 Airbus A380s, only ten will fly again

Over the past two decades, the Qantas Airbus A380s followed a bumpy flightpath and at times an uncertain trajectory.

David Flynn |

The best Oneworld lounges at London Heathrow T3

While there are six Oneworld lounges to choose between, only three are worth visiting…

David Flynn |

Qantas restarts Perth-Johannesburg, axes Perth-Jakarta

Jo’burg is back, but only until March 2023, when the route “will be suspended until further notice.”

David Flynn |