Airline News

Qantas to require all employees to be vaccinated

All Qantas staff, along with passengers on international flights, will have to roll up their sleeves...

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WA makes vaccination mandatory for travellers from NSW

Proof of vaccination plus a pre-departure Covid test will be required before entering the state.

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Starlux to begin Taipei-Singapore flights in September

The Taiwanese startup is making a long-awaited entry onto one of Asia's busiest and most competitive premium routes.

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Qantas shares Zoom backgrounds and soundtracks

Add a touch of travel to your next Zoom or Teams call while streaming the Qantas boarding music in the background.

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NZ to remain closed to travellers until 2022

When NZ reopens its borders next year, it'll initially be for vaccinated travellers from low-risk countries.

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JetBlue’s US$830 business class flights shake up London-NY

It’s part of a boom in trans-Atlantic service that’s all about low-cost, highly comfortable flights.

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Review: BA’s new Boeing 777-300ER first class suites

This evolution of BA’s Dreamliner First suite comes with sliding doors and a few shortcomings compared to its predecessor.

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HK Express to begin flying A321neo from October 2022

HK Express will grow its fleet as it takes over many regional routes previously flown by Cathay Dragon.

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Rex flags $18m loss from lockdowns

The regional airline will move to temporarily stand down part of its workforce this week.

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United joins Cathay in mandatory Covid vaccination

Carrier says decision grew out of concern for employee health ‘Everyone is safer’ when all are vaccinated, company says

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Virgin Atlantic looks to stock market listing

Billionaire Richard Branson’s flagship carrier could be floated as the company looks to its post-Covid future.

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Your guide to flying in Cathay Pacific’s Airbus A321neo

Executive Traveller tours Cathay Pacific’s advanced Airbus A321neo and its new regional business class seats.

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US airlines pushed to ban carry-on alcoholic drinks

Alcohol-fuelled ‘air rage’ outbursts have dramatically increased after Covid mask mandates went into effect.

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Qantas fan pays 2m points for A380 business class seats

The bidding frenzy at an online auction saw the ‘pre-loved’ business class seats bought for estimated value of $40,000.

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Airlines see grounds for optimism over long-distance travel

The internationa skies are finally beginning to reopen, with signs that the long-awaited recovery will take off at speed.

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Cathay adds Airbus A350 economy seats to new A321neo

The regional aircraft has seats that are quite literally designed for the long haul.

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Qantas optimistic of some overseas flights by December

The airline's international network will slowly resume as Australia's vaccination rollout progresses.

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Virgin Atlantic Airbus A350-1000 for Hong Kong

It’s the first time Virgin will fly the well-appointed Airbus A350 to Hong Kong.

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