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Emirates cuts all but one A380 a day across Tasman

Emirates cuts all but one A380 a day across Tasman

Ben Sandilands October 11, 2017 11 Comments

The Emirates Y class A380 cabin is about to become a rarer pleasure between Australia and New Zealand

Air Canada to fly three Dreamliner 787s to Australia daily

Air Canada to fly three Dreamliner 787s to Australia daily

Ben Sandilands September 1, 2017 12 Comments

Canada mounts tourism mountain in Oz, and wants a bit of the US on the side

Qantas hints at new routes for Brisbane Dreamliner 787-9 base

Qantas hints at new routes for Brisbane Dreamliner 787-9 base

Ben Sandilands August 29, 2017 17 Comments

Brisbane gets a boost from second Qantas 787 base as competing airlines left guessing which routes they will fly

Qantas puts A380s on Sydney-Hong Kong route this summer if you look for it

Ben Sandilands August 17, 2017 47 Comments

It's been a tad chaotic for customers for peak summer flights between Sydney and Hong Kong today but 'big things' are happening

Singapore Airlines invests three Airbus A350s in Brisbane flights

Singapore Airlines invests three Airbus A350s in Brisbane flights

Ben Sandilands August 15, 2017 1 Comment

Singapore Airlines isn't holding back in developing Brisbane as a critically important gateway city for Australia with these new A350 deployments

HNA credit crackdown signals bigger risks for Australian interests

HNA credit crackdown signals bigger risks for Australian interests

Ben Sandilands July 25, 2017

HNA's capacity to invest more in airlines including Virgin Australia has been put in question by overseas reports

Canberra contest heats up as Qatar confirms and Singapore adjusts flights

Canberra contest heats up as Qatar confirms and Singapore adjusts flights

Ben Sandilands July 23, 2017 25 Comments

The competitive tensions between the flag carriers, and hub airports, of Qatar and Singapore have come to Canberra, Australia

Adelaide has a new way to avoid Sydney connections to US

Adelaide has a new way to avoid Sydney connections to US

Ben Sandilands June 30, 2017 4 Comments

CONFESSION Stopping over in Fiji is addictive. You may miss your connections

Air Canada ramps up 787 non-stops, but keep eye on WestJet

Air Canada ramps up 787 non-stops, but keep eye on WestJet

Ben Sandilands May 4, 2017 8 Comments

It's all Dreamliners on the Vancouver routes, but for the glorious Qantas Queen of the Skies 747

Virgin Australia will fly Melbourne-Hong Kong five times weekly

Virgin Australia will fly Melbourne-Hong Kong five times weekly

Ben Sandilands March 21, 2017 11 Comments

The Australia-greater China market is even more interesting now that Virgin has played its Hong Kong card

Virgin Australia unlikely to take over Tiger’s cancelled Bali routes

Ben Sandilands February 3, 2017 15 Comments

Virgin Australia's low cost brand Tiger has given up on Bali after another rebuff by Jakarta

Qantas draws the wrong lion (but it’s OK) in relaunching Beijing flights

Qantas draws the wrong lion (but it’s OK) in relaunching Beijing flights

Ben Sandilands January 25, 2017 4 Comments

Good story, great photo, but pity about the detail

American panic? Beware Emirates bearing Greeks?

American panic? Beware Emirates bearing Greeks?

Ben Sandilands January 24, 2017 6 Comments

Year round dailies between Athens (Greece) and the New World coming to y'all by Emirates

Tigerair returns to Bali, but with jet Virgin wants to dump

Ben Sandilands January 19, 2017 6 Comments

As it foreshadowed Tiger has satisfied Indonesian regulatory requirements for Bali flights by reverting to A320s used in its domestic Australian services

Jetstar (Australia) makes another play for Vietnam market

Jetstar (Australia) makes another play for Vietnam market

Ben Sandilands January 19, 2017

It took its time, but Qantas is back in the Vietnam fare wars with Jetstar (Australia) flights from May

Qantas confirms non-stop 787s Perth-London in 2018

Qantas confirms non-stop 787s Perth-London in 2018

Ben Sandilands December 11, 2016 44 Comments

Perth will be a big plus compared to Dubai for some London flyers, but the 787 isn't adult sized in economy

Qatar Airways says it’s coming to Canberra, ready or not

Qatar Airways says it’s coming to Canberra, ready or not

Ben Sandilands November 29, 2016 5 Comments

Gooood morning Canbra! Get up and get serious about making more airlines welcome

Qantas outflanks Virgin Australia by resuming Beijing flights

Qantas outflanks Virgin Australia by resuming Beijing flights

Ben Sandilands October 13, 2016 4 Comments

Virgin and its China partners announced Beijing flights in 2017 earlier this year but still have nothing on sale on the route