Airline News

Qantas reveals plans for new Tokyo/Haneda flights

Qantas eyes a second Sydney-Haneda service plus a Melbourne-Haneda flight to replace the current Narita service.

Emirates to continue Melbourne-Singapore flights

While seeking to end its Brisbane-Singapore flights, Emirates says it will keep the Melbourne-Singapore service.

Qatar plans Airbus A350-1000 for Perth, Adelaide

Qatar Airways intends to upgrade its Perth and Adelaide flights to the flagship Airbus A350, but the timeline is TBA...

Emirates seeks to axe Brisbane-Singapore flights

Emirates plans a quick exit from the Brisbane-Singapore route due to "substantial losses".

Virgin-to-Virgin London route one step closer

Get ready to fly around the world with Virgin, using Hong Kong, London and LAX as your stopovers.

Priority Pass access to The House lounges

The House lounges now offer Priority Pass access, as long as you pay an additional $20.

Airbus has begun test flights of its 'smart cabin'

Airbus sees a big market in digitally aware cabins that may speed your flight—and save airlines lots of money.

EarthBay is a 'private jet' on commercial flights

The innovative EarthBay concept transforms 'below decks' space into a private suite with floor-to-ceiling windows.

SQ brings Book The Cook to Newark, Seattle

Locally-sourced burgers, steak, salmon and greens are on the menu for Singapore Airlines' latest US flights.

Airlines changing the way you buy business class

Unbundling, upselling, add-ons and plus packages could reshape business travel.

Virgin CEO: joining an alliance is no quick fix

Newly-minted Virgin Australia chief Paul Scurrah takes a measured approach to the question of joining Star Alliance or SkyTeam.

Qantas boosts international carry-on bag allowance

Premium passengers can now bring a cabin bag weighing up to 10kg on international Qantas flights.

LATAM's business class boost: new seats, meals

The South American airline wants you to fly better, eat better and sleep better. That's a triple-play we can get behind.

Virgin Australia launches "Operation Rightsize"

Nothing is off the table as Australia's challenger airline reports its seventh consecutive year in the red.

Qantas has "high-level design" of new first class

Work has already begun on shaping the seats in which you'll spend 18-20 hours during the world's longest flights.

Qantas to launch London, New York test flights

Three Boeing 787s will fly non-stop marathons from London and New York to Sydney as Qantas continues research into Project Sunrise

SQ boosts business class to Melbourne, Wellington

Fully-flat beds and direct aisle access will become standard on all Singapore Airlines flights to Australia and Wellington.

Air Canada's new Airbus A220 business class

The nimble single-aisle A220 will dart daily to Seattle and San Jose from May 2020.