Coronavirus: Italy is on lockdown, other parts of Europe will follow, and global markets are in crisis – it is hard to be optimistic, but there are actually a few positives

“The only certainty, is uncertainty.” A phrase that was used in the United Kingdom to describe the Brexit process, but now as equally relevant for…..

‘The commercial viability of ultra long-haul operations’ – a niche that might just get a tiny bit bigger thanks to Project Sunrise

A big question mark remains over the validity of ultra long-haul air travel. New, more efficient and longer-range airliners now mean that you can effectively…..

Qantas tests direct New York to Sydney Flight to understand health issues

What is being heralded as the last frontier of aviation around in the world, the first non-stop commercial airline flight from New York to Sydney…..

Qantas launches ‘Points Plane’ – the start of a potential series of exclusive flights for frequent flyers

Loyalty remains a key part of any airlines’ corporate arsenal and frequent flyer programmes have evolved in order to meet the needs of regular travellers……

Sydney-South America options for corporates improve as LATAM Airlines adds nonstop services

LATAM Airlines has unveiled plans to launch three weekly nonstop flights from Santiago to Sydney in Nov-2019. The Chile-based airline group currently serves Sydney with…..

Qantas slashes Sydney-San Francisco capacity, impacting corporates and benefiting United

Qantas has been shouting about its deployment of the Boeing 787-9 on the Sydney-San Francisco route. But replacing older 747-400s it is slashing capacity by…..

As Project Sunrise discussions continue, new Qantas research reveals what customers really want on ultra long-haul flights

Stationary exercise bikes and virtual reality relaxation and entertainment are among several features Qantas customers are suggesting for futuristic long-haul flights, the Australian flag carrier…..

Exclusive new Qantas Titanium Card has ‘significant annual fee’ but ‘significant benefits’ as airline targets frequent buyers with premium perks

Qantas has released a new ultra-premium credit card that offers Qantas First Class Lounge access, Status Credits, flight discounts and enough Qantas Points for a…..

Thai AirAsia X enters Australia market with Brisbane-Bangkok service. Is Avalon next?

AirAsia has selected Brisbane-Bangkok as its first route connecting Australia and Thailand, a surprise move given the LCC group does not currently have any services…..

American Airlines/Qantas believe JBA will ‘substantially’ improve quality of travel to Australasia region

Earlier this month, American Airlines and Qantas made a submission to the US Department of Transportation (DoT), concerning their application for antitrust immunity (ATI) for their proposed trans Pacific…..

The Air New Zealand-Qantas codeshare good for airports and travellers, but has its impact on other airlines across the Tasman – Part 2

Virgin is taking a while to revise its network, but it certainly can’t afford to sit still  Air NZ had the advantage of knowing its…..