Airline News

Is the famous Learjet brand on its last legs?

Sales of the famous brand are losing altitude as buyers upgrade to larger private aircraft.

Businessweek |

Here's what it's like to fly on the Airbus A220

Executive Traveller steps onto a special Airbus A220 invitation-only charter flight for a one-hour spin above Sydney.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia, ANA partner on flights to Japan

Velocity Frequent Flyer and ANA Mileage Club members can look forward to reciprocal perks like lounge access and more.

Chris Chamberlin |

First look: Apple's noise-cancelling AirPod Pro earbuds

Apple's new but still-dangly white earbuds add noise cancellation, water resistance and wireless charging.

David Flynn |

Qantas, Virgin get greenlight for new Tokyo flights

Qantas and Virgin Australia have each been granted approval for new flights to Tokyo's Haneda Airport.

David Flynn |

Qantas car insurance to lure drivers with points

The tentacles of Qantas Loyalty are spreading to car and home insurance.

David Flynn |

Qatar Airways: fast-track to Gold, Platinum status

One business class flight with Qatar Airways is all you need to lock down Gold or Platinum status for a whole year.

David Flynn |

Airbus A220 might tempt Qantas during Sydney visit

Airbus is bringing its single-aisle A220 jet to Sydney and Brisbane next week on the opening stages of a Pacific tour.

Chris Chamberlin |

United begins Boeing 787s Polaris business class upgrade

United Airlines' original Boeing 787-8 and 787-9 jets are now being retrofitted with the new Polaris business class seat.

David Flynn |

Boeing 777X delivery delays hit new business class debuts

With first deliveries of the Boeing 777-9 pushed back to 2021, there's a knock-on effect for the debut of new business class.

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines first class gains new Champagne

Another prestige cuvée joins the first class Champagne menu on selected Singapore Airlines flights.

David Flynn |

United's CRJ-550 is a small jet that goes big on first class

United Airlines' new regional jet brings a first class boost to business travellers in small cities.

Businessweek |

Singapore's flying taxi trials are a glimpse of the future

They might look like futuristic toys come to life, but flying taxis took to the skies in Singapore this week.

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Air New Zealand launches non-stop Auckland-New York flights

AirNZ pulls the trigger on direct flights from Auckland to New York, but axes the LAX-London route in the process.

David Flynn |

Boeing 787-9 VIP jet can fly non-stop from Sydney to London

Settle in for 20 hours of airborne luxury on a VIP edition of the Boeing 787-9

David Flynn |

Qatar is launch customer for Gulfstream G700

With the G700, Gulfstream says "My private jet is bigger than yours" to Bombardier's Global 7500.

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Qatar Airways readies "next-generation Qsuite"

How do you make the world's best business class seat even better? We'll soon find out...

David Flynn |

Private jet deliveries soar as global economy cools off

It’s all about that new plane smell, especially if it also flies faster and longer than your current business jet.

Businessweek |