Airline News

International travel ban set to continue to December 2020

It's now looking like overseas travel will be off the agenda until next year.

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific brings back Perth-Hong Kong flights

Cathay Pacific returns to Western Australia, being the third Australian state served by the airline during the COVID-19 crisis.

Chris Chamberlin |

Malaysia Airlines halts flights to Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth

Sydney and Melbourne will be the only Australian cities on Malaysia Airlines' network map until March 2021

David Flynn |

Qatar Airways makes a move for year-round Brisbane flights

Qatar Airways has applied for “a reasonable increase” in its Australian traffic rights, confirms Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia's restart fleet, routes taking shape

Virgin CEO Paul Scurrah says the airline will "fly profitably, price rationally, and reflect the confidence Bain has put in us."

David Flynn |

Qantas CEO: rapid COVID tests could restart overseas travel

Passport, boarding pass, the all-clear from a 'super-fast' COVID test and you'd be all set to fly, suggests Alan Joyce.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia plots its return to New Zealand, USA

Despite being an 'all Boeing 737' airline for now, Virgin eyes a comeback to routes further afield, including Los Angeles.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas rules out dropping change fees

Qantas won't follow the lead of US airlines in permanently removing change fees, says CEO Alan Joyce.

David Flynn |

Is Virgin ready to refund cancelled Tokyo, LA flights?

If you've paid Virgin Australia thousands of dollars for a now-cancelled flight to Tokyo or LAX, what are your options?

David Flynn |

Virgin's tough new battle for east-west business travellers

Transcontinental flights will become a tough new battleground for Virgin Australia.

David Flynn |

New Rolex Submariner models: here's why they matter

For nearly 70 years the Rolex Oyster has been a wrist-worn staple – the dive watch that became a status symbol.

Felix Scholz |

This winged 'e-taxi' wants to revolutionise your commute

The five-person craft, which could receive certification by 2024, will have a range of 160km.

Bloomberg News |

Airlines axe ticket-change fees to lure back flyers

The big three US airlines are ditching fees for changing your ticket, in the hope it gives travellers 'a reason to come back'.

Bloomberg News |

Emirates receives $2.7 billion in Govt aid, more to come

The Gulf colossus faces a slow recovery with the help of a massive cash injection by the government.

Bloomberg News |

French airport turns away airlines seeking to store jets

Chateauroux has reaped a windfall from parking planes, but now it’s run out of room.

Bloomberg News |

Rex set to challenge Qantas, Virgin for capital city flights

The regional airline will launch flights between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane with a handful of Boeing 737s.

David Flynn |

Virgin's 'Future Flight Credits': what you need to know

Future Flight Credits will replace Virgin Australia Travel Credits and Conditional Credits, but they'll be more difficult to use.

Chris Chamberlin |

Alliance embraces the Embraer E190

Alliance Airlines continues to punch above its weight with the addition of 14 Embraer E190 jets to the fleet.

David Flynn |