Airline News

Singapore Airlines to upgrade all remaining A380s

When Singapore Airlines' superjumbos return to the skies they'll all feature the latest suites and seats.

David Flynn |

These airlines offer free COVID-19 insurance when you travel

Most travel insurance policies don't cover you for COVID-19, but some airlines have your back if you still need to fly.

Chris Chamberlin |

Coming soon: Qatar Airways' new Boeing 787-9 business class

Here's what we know about the latest business class of Qatar Airways, set to debut on its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

David Flynn |

Alliance scoops up another 16 Embraer E190 jets

The Brisbane-based regional airline is bulking up its E190 fleet to 30 of the nimble E-Jets.

David Flynn |

Qantas adds regional flights for Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide

With overseas travel off the cards for months to come, Qantas says there'll be an increased appetite for domestic trips.

David Flynn |

Compulsory COVID travel vaccinations would "kill the market"

Proposals for a "no jab, no fly" policy have sparked intensive debate within the travel industry.

Bloomberg News |

What meals are Qantas, Virgin serving in business class?

Qantas and Virgin Australia now plate up very different meals at the pointy end of the plane, but that's not the whole story...

David Flynn |

BA halts Sydney & Bangkok flights to Oct 2021, axes KL

British Airways now won't return to Australian skies until the back end of 2021.

David Flynn |

Virgin's Canberra lounge to reopen, The Club still in doubt

“We will have seven lounges, in the biggest ports,” says Virgin Australia CEO Jayne Hrdlicka.

Chris Chamberlin |

Will Starlux A350 first class be 'business plus'?

Taiwan's chic new carrier plans to outstrip its rivals by adding first class to its forthcoming Airbus A350 fleet.

David Flynn |

Your guide to catching the Sydney Airport train

From Opal cards and contactless payments through to time-saving tricks and more, here's your guide to Sydney's Airport Link train.

Chris Chamberlin |

Australia-New Zealand travel bubble likely by March 2021

NZ PM Ardern expects the trans-Tasman bubble will open in the first quarter of next year.

David Flynn |

Govt, airlines in talks on pre-flight testing

Hotel and home isolation periods might be shortened by pre-flight COVID testing.

David Flynn |

Nordic nations set the pace in push for electric planes

Iceland aims for carbon-free domestic flight by decade’s end, while Sweden’s Heart Aerospace targets 2026 for e-plane approval.

Bloomberg News |

Last chance: Qantas Gold fast-track offer closing soon

Time's running out to get Qantas Gold status if you’re a high flyer member at Virgin Australia or over a dozen other airlines.

Chris Chamberlin |

Thai Airways is selling off two of its Airbus A380s

Two of Thai's six superjumbos have hit the second-hand market.

David Flynn |

Thai puts the brakes on new Boeing 777s

The airline says it's in negotiations with Boeing over the fate of three factory-fresh 777s with new first class suites.

David Flynn |

The latest threat to European airlines: night-time trains

Germany, France, Switzerland and Austria will expand their cross-country rail services.

Bloomberg News |