Airline Reviews

Review: Rex Saab 340 economy class

With 36 seats at most, Rex's Saab 340s are tiny turboprops that bring welcome competition to QantasLink.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: QantasLink Dash 8 Q400 economy class (Sydney-Canberra)

Even with just 35 minutes from take-off to touchdown, QantasLink still makes time for refreshments, plus beer and wine from 5pm.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Virgin Australia Boeing 737 economy class

With free snacks and 'happy hour' drinks axed, the Virgin Australia inflight experience edges closer to Jetstar territory.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Qantas Boeing 737 ‘extra legroom’ economy

Stretch out and give your legroom a bit of the business class treatment, but without the hefty price tag.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Virgin Australia Boeing 737 business class (BNE-MEL)

Virgin's rebooted business class provides lounge access, inflight dining, and savings of $500+ over Qantas per return trip.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Air New Zealand Airbus A320 economy class, Auckland-Brisbane

Depending on your fare, the AirNZ experience could rival that of full-service Qantas, or mirror low-cost Jetstar...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Rex Boeing 737 economy class (Sydney-Gold Coast)

With sharp fares from just $55 – including checked baggage plus a drink and snack – Rex brings competition to the east coast.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: AirNZ Boeing 787-9 Business Premier (Brisbane-Auckland)

Travel the bubble in style aboard AirNZ's Dreamliners, now flying from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth to Auckland.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Rex Boeing 737 'Rextra Legroom' economy (Melbourne-Sydney)

Rextra Legroom is your ticket to greater comfort: and for just $15 extra on Rex's jet routes, it's terrific value.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Rex Boeing 737 business class (Gold Coast-Melbourne)

Regional Express takes on Qantas and Virgin Australia for premium travellers: but how does the experience stack up?

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Alliance Airlines (Virgin Australia) Fokker 70 economy class

Alliance Airlines offers comfortable (and quick) regional flights on behalf of Virgin Australia, using its Fokker aircraft fleet.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: QantasLink Airbus A320 economy class (Perth-Broome)

QantasLink's Airbus A320 flights are a similar yet also different experience to what you'd get aboard the Roo's Boeing 737s.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Delta One Boeing 757 business class

Delta puts its best foot forward on flights from the US national capital to one of the world's busiest international airports.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Emirates Airbus A380 first class

Emirates' superjumbo first class lets you work, dine, relax, and even shower on your schedule, while cruising at 40,000ft.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Qantas Airbus A380 first class

Qantas' updated first class is sleek, comfortable and still gets the job done in style, but dining is its weakest link.

Brandon Loo |

Review: Lufthansa Airbus A319 European economy class

With many cash-conscious companies booking business class only on flights of a certain number of hours, taking short, hour-long...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: KLM Cityhopper Embraer E190 'Europe Business Class'

Whether connecting onto a longer flight or travelling in comfort on a simple short hop, here's what KLM Cityhopper has to offer.

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: KLM Boeing 777 World Business Class (Singapore-Amsterdam)

KLM's World Business Class proves a solid choice when jetting to Amsterdam and beyond, with connections available from Australia.

Chris Chamberlin |