Airline News

Boeing reveals new flat-bed business class seat design

Boeing's all-new Aspect business class seat goes flat-out for passengers at the pointy end.

David Flynn |

USA blocks passenger flights by Chinese airlines

The Trump administration says the measures are in response to China blocking flights by American carriers.

Bloomberg News |

Qatar to delay delivery of new Airbus, Boeing jets

Right-sizing Qatar's fleet will also mean curtailing the arrival of new aircraft, among them Boeing's 777X flagship.

David Flynn |

Hong Kong won't reopen for visitors until late September

The shutters are staying down in Hong Kong for another three months.

David Flynn |

Bain, Cyrus are finalists to buy Virgin Australia

The shortlist just got shorter, with two players in the ring to buy Virgin Australia and bring it back to the skies.

David Flynn |

Emirates reinstates chauffeur drive service

Emirates has done a 180 on the decision to suspend its popular business class and first class chauffeur drive service.

David Flynn |

SQ ramps up Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide flights

Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide join Sydney on Singapore Airlines' slim schedule.

David Flynn |

The Qantas Airbus A350 is on hold for now, but not forever

We pull together everything we know about Qantas' Airbus A350-1000, which may still take wing in the post-coronavirus world.

David Flynn |

Emirates: "all bets are off" on new Airbus, Boeing jets

Emirates will revisit all outstanding orders for new jets from Airbus and Boeing.

Bloomberg News |

Australia-Japan business travel could restart this year

Japan joins Singapore and Greece with plans to open a Covid-safe air corridor to Australia and selected other countries.

David Flynn |

Richard Branson to support Virgin Australia’s new owners

The Brit billionaire' has had discussions with all the bidders vying to take control of Virgin Australia.

David Flynn |

'Green lane' would restart Australia-Singapore travel

Australia and Singapore are in discussions to establish a 'travel bubble' which could also include South Korea.

David Flynn |

Hong Kong outlines restrictions for transit passengers

We break down the new rules for passengers changing flights at Hong Kong airport.

David Flynn |

Cathay to screen passengers with pre-flight health checks

As Cathay Pacific begins to rebuild its international flight schedule, it's also adding extra health precautions.

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines' Airbus A380 first class concepts

Singapore Airlines' latest Airbus A380 first class suites were conceived as a hotel room above the clouds.

David Flynn |

What to expect when flying domestically during COVID-19

If you need to catch a flight within Australia in the coming months and maybe into next year, here's the new shape of travel.

Brandon Loo |

Etihad: Airbus A380s to return, Airbus A350s to follow

The superjumbo will fly again, Etihad promises, and it'll be joined by the new Airbus A350-1000.

David Flynn |

Could Australia-New Zealand flights take off in July?

The blueprint for a trans-Tasman 'travel bubble' is expected to be ready by June, says NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

David Flynn |