Airline News Page 9

Emirates goes all-A380 for Sydney flights

The well-appointed superjumbo with its first class showers and cocktail bar will fly three times a day between Sydney and Dubai.

David Flynn |

France wants to ban low-cost flights

The proposal would set a minimum price for all flights to, from and within the EU.

David Flynn |

Did Qantas really invent business class?

Qantas has long claimed to have created business class, but the real story is a little less clear-cut and much more fascinating.

Chris C. |

Swiss locks in new A350 first, business class layout

From 2025 travellers can look forward to fully private first class plus spacious doored ‘business plus’ suites.

David Flynn |

United readies new Airbus A321XLR Polaris business class

Single-aisle suites will spearhead United’s renewed assault on the trans-Atlantic market.

David Flynn |

What’s next for Qantas in the post-Alan Joyce era?

The new Qantas CEO will be keen to win back the hearts, wallets and confidence of travellers.

David Flynn |

Airbus A321LR business class concept is a corner couch

The business class ‘Settee Corner’ aims to deliver at-home couch comfort at 30,000 feet.

David Flynn |

All business class: how OzJet challenged Qantas, and lost

How an upstart airline with all-business-class Boeing 737s challenged Qantas on the lucrative Sydney-Melbourne route.

Chris C. |

Delayed: Qantas pushes back A380 for Sydney-Jo’burg

It’s the first time the red-tailed superjumbo will fly to South Africa.

David Flynn |

LATAM resumes non-stop Melbourne to Santiago flights

The freshly-rebounded connection brings the Chilean carrier's Australian flights to 10 per week.

Chris Ashton |

United challenges Qantas for Sydney, Melbourne Brisbane

More flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Houston will benefit Virgin while testing the loyalty of Qantas’ passengers.

David Flynn |

This new airline has no economy seats, overhead luggage bins

With just 30 business class seats from tip to tail, the Bermuda-based startup offers more of a ‘private jet’ experience.

David Flynn |

Air New Zealand switches on live sports TV

The Sport 24 channel will be streamed to each seat’s video screen on Boeing 777 and 787 flights.

David Flynn |

Last day to claim your free Qantas points, status credits

Qantas is gifting frequent flyers as many as 5,000 Qantas points or 75 status credits.

David Flynn |

3D scanners let you leave laptops, toiletries in your bag

Life’s actually getting a little easier for travellers as the advanced scanners come online.

David Flynn |

How to claim a refund on your Qantas Covid travel credit

Haven’t already cashed in your Covid travel credit? Time is running out, so here’s what you need to do.

David Flynn |

Qatar Airways will keep its A380s flying for years to come

The superjumbo will be put out to pasture again, but not in a hurry…

David Flynn |

Qantas to retire A380 from 2032, replace with A350

The red-tailed superjumbos will fly into the sunset in the early 2030s...

David Flynn |