United States

No more instant USA ESTA approvals: plan ahead

Business travellers and tourists heading to the United States under the visa-waiver program will ...

Travel in the US during the government shutdown

With the US Government in shutdown mode, most federal employees are currently off the job until f...

USA lifts Etihad, Emirates, Qatar 'laptop ban'

The United States has stepped down its ‘electronics ban’ on all Emirates, Etihad Airw...

USA bans laptops, tablets on some flights

The US Government has banned passengers from carrying devices such as laptops, tablets and ebook ...

Guide to business etiquette in the USA

As international travellers quickly learn, the dos and don’ts of conducting business abroad...

What you need to know about USA ESTAs

If you're travelling to the United States, there's a good chance you'll encounter something calle...

Got 'SSSS' on your US boarding pass?

'SSSS'. It's a seemingly random set of letters on the boarding pass for your domestic US flight, ...

AA's US Airways merger: impacts for Qantas flyers

With a merger between American Airlines and US Airways all but complete, Qantas Frequent Flyers h...

US flu outbreak: get the jab, take precautions

If you're heading to the US on business, watch out: there's a massive influenza outbreak in full ...

Hurricane Sandy: what you need to know

Hurricane Sandy is due to hit the areas between Boston, New York, and Washington DC overnigh...

Velocity frequent flyers get Delta fast track

Virgin Australia's Gold and Platinum Velocity frequent flyers can speed through the airport with ...

American Airlines: 50%+ of flights delayed

If you're considering making a booking with Qantas' oneworld partner American Airlines -- includi...

Should wine fly free in Australia?

Many business travellers appreciate a decent drop of wine, and one of the perks of travel is brin...

Hurricane Isaac aims for Florida this weekend

Hurricane Isaac is expected to delay and cancel numerous flights across the United States over th...

Best premium economy: Australia-USA flights

What's the best premium economy seat between Australia and the USA, you ask? After our rankings ...

When is premium economy not premium economy?

Premium economy is the new black for business travellers who are balancing cost and comfort, espe...

Qantas partner AA offers new seats on US flights

Qantas' main US partner airline American Airlines is to install spacious new business class seati...

Hawaiian to start Brisbane-Honolulu flights

Hawaiian Airlines will begin flights between Brisbane and Honolulu this November -- and while&nbs...