Qantas boosts its Singapore lounge space with opening of new Changi airport First Lounge

Australian carrier Qantas has officially opened its newest First Lounge, a luxury space spread over 1,000 square metres at Singapore’s Changi airport and a move…..

Accommodation and ground transportation may be the most common examples of the sharing economy, but it now extends much, much further – even to using private swimming pools

The sharing economy continues to grab the headlines. Most of us have now sampled the offer, whether grabbing a taxi or an alternative accommodation offer,…..

Uber has this month spread its Uber Rewards loyalty programme into Australia and New Zealand allowing Uber rideshare and Uber Eats food delivery riders new membership tier benefits

Uber has this month confirmed plans to roll-out its Uber Rewards loyalty programme in Australia and New Zealand, albeit it will be a few months…..

Video of the week – Providing corporate travel buyers with strategic and operational skills to create a traveller centric programme

The CTC-CAPA Corporate Travel Gathering – Australia took place in Sydney this week with the purpose of providing corporate travel buyers with strategic and operational…..

Avis Australia awards its renowned travel agent scholarship to Travel Managers employee for third year running

Car rental company, Avis Australia has announced Melanie Whyte as the winner for the renowned 2019 Avis Travel Agent Scholarship programme. Ms Whyte, from Travel…..

Alan Joyce teases stretching zones and exercise modifications as Qantas gears up for second of three Project Sunrise research flights

It was 100 years ago this week that the first ever flight from the UK to Australia took off from Hounslow Heath (near today’s London…..

Country Insight: #14 – Australia

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Qantas reveals its first upgraded A380 as aircraft operates London-Singapore-Sydney scheduled service after its Dresden makeover

Passengers waiting to board QF002 on Monday night in London were hit by a two hour departure delay. The Qantas flight from London to Sydney…..

Landmark ‘Project Sunrise’ decision may just represent one small step on the Kangaroo Route when you consider giant leaps such as hypersonic travel may be just one further decade away

Will they or won’t they? The countdown continues to the significant decision from Australian flag carrier Qantas over its plans to launch ultra-long-haul non-stop travel…..