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Is this Dubai’s most luxurious hotel yet?

Looking like an architectural blend between a Jenga game and the Millennium Falcon, the The Atlantis Royal exceeds at excess.

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Etihad says leisure flyers are filling business class

Around 90% of Etihad’s business class bookings are from travellers making leisure trips.

David Flynn |

When it doesn’t make sense to upgrade to business class

The ‘upgrade lottery’ has more losers than winners, so why play the game in the first place?

Steve Hui |

Air Canada unveils exclusive Porsche chauffeur service

The airline is skipping the red carpet and rolling out a fleet of luxury cars for business class guests.

Chris Ashton |

Qantas reintroduces spirits for domestic business class

The fully-restocked bar cart was a missing piece needed to restore the airline’s pre-pandemic offering.

Chris Ashton |

Qantas delays restart of flights to Tokyo

Uncertainty over when tourists can return to Japan continues to have a knock-on effect.

Chris Ashton |

Your complete guide to Singapore Airlines WiFi

Here’s everything you need to know about staying connected in the clouds on your next Singapore Airlines flight.

David Flynn |

The biggest changes in Qantas’ new A380 business clas

A far better business class experience awaits travellers on these upgraded superjumbos.

David Flynn |

Russia’s S7 Airlines suspended from Oneworld

The global airline alliance says it’s a mutual decision, citing restrictions on international flights.

David Flynn |

Fiji Airways’ new business menu signals fresh direction

Tiger prawn cutlets and kava ice cream are two standouts on a menu built around uniquely Pacific flavours.

Chris Ashton |

High-flying vegans tuck into Qatar’s à la carte menu

Could this be the end of food envy for high-flying vegans?

David Flynn |

US airlines end compulsory mask-wearing mandates

Passengers can once again breathe easy on domestic and some international flights.

Bloomberg News |

Australia axes Covid test requirements for all arrivals

Returning citizens and arriving visitors will no longer need to perform any test to enter Australia.

Matt Lennon |

Qatar Airways is now flying between Adelaide and Auckland

Enjoy those superb business class Qsuites on a quick trans-Tasman trip.

David Flynn |

Betty’s Burgers join the menu at Virgin Australia lounges

Ever get that crazy hamburger craving before your flight? If so, Virgin’s got you covered.

David Flynn |

Qantas may not resume New York flights until 2025

It could be a long wait until the Flying Kangaroo returns to the Big Apple.

David Flynn |

Qantas continues Indian push with Sydney-Bangalore flights

The new four-times weekly service comes amid plans to partner with India’s domestic airline IndiGo.

David Flynn |

Qantas CEO apologises over long call centre waiting times

Step 1: apologise for the problem. But step 2 – fixing the problem – will be much harder...

David Flynn |