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Good news at last for Virgin Australia flyers in Brisbane

It was expected last November, but come 3 September Virgin Australia will finally be unveiling their new My Lounge in the international terminal adjacent to Gate 77, towards the end of the terminal’s northern concourse. Operated by UK-based No1 Lounges – which has also taken over Etihad’s Sydney and Melbourne lounges – it’s designed to […]

Airline Business: British Airways upgrades, Etihad guide, Breakfast battles

From before you take off to new in-flight initiatives, this airline update brings you the latest industry news for business travellers. British Airways Club Suites are coming British Airways is rolling out its new Club Suites business class on their sparkling new Airbus A350 and first Boeing 787-10, that joins the fleet in 2020. Upgrades […]

Qantas adds a perk for international premium flyers

Good news for business travellers who don’t want to worry about checking in bags on international flights. In March, Qantas increased the maximum weight for one carry-on bag to 10kg on domestic routes. Now it’s been announced that Qantas international passengers in First, Business and Premium Economy can enjoy the same benefits. You can now bring […]

Good news for Qantas frequent flyers

Qantas Frequent Flyers can now pay significantly less fees for international reward flights, have access to more seats and enjoy more rewards for earning points on the ground as part of the biggest overhaul to the airline’s loyalty program in its 32 year history. Representing a $25 million investment, the changes will improve how members […]

Airline Business: Brisbane to Japan battle, Dining on demand, New Boeing business class seats

From battles over new routes to new in-flight initiatives, this airline update brings you the latest industry news for business travellers. Virgin Australia covet Japan route In September, Qantas filed an application with Australia’s International Air Services Commission (IASC) to commence flights between Brisbane and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. Now Virgin Australia has also submitted a […]

Get a free British Airways upgrade!

We are very exited to announce that we can help you get a free upgrade on British Airways. And it gets better – you don’t need to have two million points, book a group of twelve or buy a new Tesla to be eligible! Every time you connect from a flight in World Traveller Plus, […]

Air New Zealand flyer news

There’s been a lot happening at Air New Zealand recently (don’t mention the rugby!), so here’s a quick run down on what will be happening on the runway. More long-haul leg room From late 2020, Air New Zealand will introduce Economy Stretch on its Boeing 777-200, 777-300 and 787-9 aircraft long haul routes. The Economy […]

Broome to Darwin flights start now

The inaugural Broome to Darwin service commences today, operated by QantasLink’s 100-seat Fokker 100 aircraft. Flights will operate three days per week, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays. The new service provides a direct link between the two cities for the first time and caters to holidaymakers exploring WA’s North West Coast or the Northern Territory’s Top End. […]

Virgin Australia’s network changes

The Virgin Australia Group has announced a number of changes to its network in response to a review. Virgin Australia Group CEO and Managing Director Paul Scurrah said the changes highlight the Group’s focus on disciplined capacity management and putting the right product on the right route. “We maintain a strong network of destinations and […]