Airline News

Virgin Australia readies Brisbane-Tokyo flights

Virgin's fresh focus on Japan will include daily Brisbane-Tokyo flights and a partnership with ANA, and flights are now on sale.

Brandon Loo |

Virgin Australia trims LAX flights in mid-2020

Virgin Australia is trimming its trans-Pacific flights to Los Angeles across August-September 2020.

David Flynn |

First drive: Audi’s updated A6 is capable and refined

Audi improves its mid-size saloon, even some of the tech might be a bit too clever.

Paul Gover |

Qantas revamps priority boarding

Qantas is taking another swing at domestic priority boarding with an overhaul of the current oft-criticised system.

David Flynn |

Emirates trims Boeing orders as it curbs global ambition

Emirates' US$9bn order for the Boeing 787 accompanies Boeing 777X cutbacks in the post-A380 world.

Businessweek |

Qatar plans faster WiFi, live TV for Dreamliners and A380s

The high-speed satellite service will be rolled out across 70 long-range jets across the coming year.

David Flynn |

BA's first Boeing 787-10 due in January 2020

The stretched Dreamliner will feature eight first class suites alongside 48 of its latest business class Club Suites.

David Flynn |

Qantas eyes flights to India via Singapore, and non-stop too

Flights from Australia could use Singapore as a stopover before continuing to India, Qantas suggests.

David Flynn |

Japan Airlines moves Sydney-Tokyo flights to Haneda

JAL keeps its Sydney-Tokyo schedule but shifts the Japan end of the flight to Haneda.

David Flynn |

Clean, green excitement machines are coming

The 2020s are almost upon us, and it's the decade when electric cars will change the shape of performance motoring.

Paul Gover |

Virgin Australia's latest double status credits offer

Fast-track your way to Velocity Gold or Platinum with double status credits on any Virgin Australia flight.

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific luxes it up with first class, business class

First class gets even classier with new Bamford amenities and bedding, while a series of wellness tweaks are added to the menu.

David Flynn |

Emirates axes Brisbane-Singapore-Dubai flights

Emirates confirms an exit from the Brisbane-Singapore route due to "substantial losses".

David Flynn |

Qantas Project Sunrise flights will go big on business class

Qantas CEO says the Project Sunrise jets will have at least 30% of their space assigned to premium cabins.

David Flynn |

Qantas pulls the plug on Sydney-Beijing flights

Qantas will remove China's national capital from its international network, relying instead on codeshares with partner airlines.

Chris Chamberlin |

SriLankan plans Sydney-Colombo flights for 2020

The Oneworld member intends to add Sydney to its network, while also considering flights to Frankfurt and Paris.

David Flynn |

British Airways' Airbus A380 Club Suite upgrade from 2023

Business class passengers on BA's flagship A380 routes are in for a long wait before they can enjoy the impressive Club Suites.

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific Airbus A321neo begins regional refresh

Cathay Pacific's regional arm will match the arrival of its Airbus A321neo fleet with a new business class seat.

David Flynn |