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Qantas has listened to frequent flyers & climate change experts

Qantas frequent flyers have spoken and the airline appears to have listened. Premium boarding, new super suites and slashed carbon emissions are all on the horizon for the flying kangaroo! Introducing Premium Boarding Priority boarding on Qantas, or the lack thereof, has been a point of contention for years. Now the airline is addressing the […]

Airline Business: the AA to VS of airline updates

Where you can get a good sleep at 38,000 feet, new non-stop routes and strategic agreements – this airline update brings you the latest industry news for business travellers. Stretch out with Singapore Airlines Great news for Singapore Airlines flyers who like a restful flight, with the introduction of the A350-900 on services to Australia. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]