Coronavirus

Can you get a refund on Qantas, Virgin Australia flights?

If the airline cancels your flight, you may be entitled to a cash refund – but even if not, your ...

Virgin Australia will fly to Paris (via Auckland, Hong Kong)

Virgin Australia's Boeing 777 will make a one-off trek from Brisbane to Paris, with stops in Auck...

Marriott Bonvoy extends status through to 2022

Your shiny status in the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty scheme will remain fresh through to early 2022.

Experts predict 'normal' travel won't resume until 2023

Business travellers will lead the recovery, but traffic won't be back to 2019-levels until 2023.

Coronavirus: Lufthansa retires Airbus A380s, Boeing 747s

Lufthansa says it will "take years until the worldwide demand for air travel returns to pre-crisi...

Emirates, Etihad return to the skies with rescue flights

Limited repatriation flights from Emirates and Etihad represent a small restart for their once-sp...

Qantas, Virgin Australia clamp down on rewards purchases

With newly-imposed limits being placed on both Qantas' and Velocity's rewards store, you should m...

Qantas has plans for a year-long travel shutdown

Qantas plans a long sit-out for the COVID-19 storm, but will be ready to return to the skies as s...

Accor ALL rolls out courtesy nights, status points

Accor's loyalty program is rolling out its first tranche of bonus nights and status points for me...

Hong Kong bans airport transit passengers, tourists

Hong Kong will keep the shutters pulled down as it battles a resurgence of the coronavirus.

Who is exempt from Australia's international travel ban?

While Australia is restricting citizens and permanent residents from overseas travel, there are s...

Coronavirus cash crunch hits airlines, consumers

In a world where flight cancellations stretch ahead for months rather than a day, consumers are p...

Qantas, Virgin mount international repatriation flights

Routes to four popular international destinations will temporarily re-open to help bring stranded...

Virgin suspends points transfer to Singapore Airlines

Virgin puts a stopper on frequent flyers converting Velocity points to Singapore Airlines' KrisFl...

London Heathrow closes Terminals 3, 4

Fewer flights and passengers means it's time for London Heathrow to downsize.

Coronavirus: Qantas switches off WiFi, movies, TV shows

Qantas WiFi and entertainment axed in the latest cost-cutting measure aimed to help the airline w...

Virgin restores Velocity status for past elite members

If you recently held – but have since lost – Velocity Silver, Gold or Platinum status, there's a ...

American Airlines plans October restart for Sydney, Auckland

Are we starting to see a return to normality, or at least the new normal of the post-coronavirus ...