Economy Class

Qantas, Virgin, Rex: extra legroom seats compared

Flying economy is easier when there’s enough legroom to stretch out and even cross your knees for...

Your complete guide to Qantas Bid Now Upgrades

Unlock an upgrade to business class or even first class by bidding for that seat using a combinat...

Air New Zealand Boeing 787 ‘Skynest’ lie-flat economy bunks

The innovative Skynest will let economy travellers book a bunk above the clouds – but just how co...

Review: Virgin’s ‘new concept’ business, economy seats

These prototype seats represent a fresh take for Virgin’s business and economy passengers.

Virgin’s summer menu refresh puts the focus on ‘fresh’

Here is what’s being dished up at 30,000 feet for Virgin Australia’s business class and economy p...

QantasLink/Alliance E190 economy (Alice Springs-Darwin)

With no such thing as a middle seat, the QantasLink Embraer E190s are a choice pick for economy f...

Virgin launches cut-price ‘seat only’ Economy Lite fare

The new entry-level economy tickets come with no bags but a few caveats...

Cathay adds Airbus A350 economy seats to new A321neo

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

Rex Saab 340 economy class

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

QantasLink Dash 8 Q400 economy class (Sydney-Canberra)

Even with just 35 minutes from take-off to touchdown, QantasLink still makes time for refreshment...

Virgin Australia Boeing 737 economy class

With free snacks and 'happy hour' drinks axed, the Virgin Australia inflight experience edges clo...

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 l...

Rex Boeing 737 economy class (Sydney-Gold Coast)

With sharp fares from just $55 – including checked baggage plus a drink and snack – Rex brings co...

Best economy seats on the Qantas Boeing 737

Not all economy class seats are created equally, so get 'seat savvy' ahead of your next flight.

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'...

Here is Virgin’s new ‘buy on board’ menu for economy class

From today Virgin Australia economy class passengers will have to pay for anything other than wat...

Qantas upgrades economy meals and drinks on domestic flights

Hot meals make a comeback on short domestic flights, with complimentary beer and wine also return...

Alliance Airlines (Virgin Australia) Fokker 70 economy class

Alliance Airlines offers comfortable (and quick) regional flights on behalf of Virgin Australia, ...