Travel News

Qantas allegedly infiltrated by organised crime members

A 'significant' number of Qantas employees are allegedly connected to organised crime groups and may be using the national carrier to smuggle drugs and contraband into the country.


Qantas giving away free flights for a year - but there's a catch

Qantas is giving away free flights for a year, as well as frequent flyer points, flight vouchers and other prizes to anyone who has been fully vaccinated.


Will this concept solve the problem of sleepless economy flights?

Could this innovation from Lufthansa finally solve the problem of sleeping on economy class flights?

Federal Government

Human rights body expresses 'deep concerns' at India returnees ban

Last week the government stopped flights from India until at least 15 May. The Australian Human Rights Commission is urging them to reconsider.


Air New Zealand's blueprint for post-COVID travel

Air New Zealand's trial a digital health pass on flights to Australia could be the blueprint for future digital 'vaccine passports' and a glimpse into post-COVID travel requirements.


Qantas makes moves on Air New Zealand's territory

Qantas is launching new flights between Australia and Norfolk Island, giving passengers from the mainland a new holiday destination.

Cheap Flights & Airfares

Virgin's cheap flight sale: One-way economy fares starting at $67

Virgin Australia's national sale features one-way business class fares from as low as $279 and one-way economy fares from $67.


Avalon airport first to introduce COVID testing kiosks

Avalon Airport is the first in Australia to use COVID-testing kiosks after the HealthGate machine was approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).


Airline update: How safe is the air in aeroplanes?

The US Department of Defense suggests that people don’t need to worry about circulating air spreading COVID-19.


Low-cost carriers expected to recover faster than traditional carriers

Budget airlines may bounce back quicker post-COVID than their premium full-service counterparts, according to a survey of 500 aviation industry professionals.

Travel News

Airline Update: Virgin in trouble?

There are some moderately disturbing signs that suggest Virgin may be in trouble. One industry insider suggests that the airline should go back to being a budget airline to turn its fortunes around.


Is this the future of airline food?

Being trapped in your seat while flight attendants struggle with trolleys and block the aisles could be a thing of the past should a savvy airline pick up on this brilliant idea to replace trolley service with automat-style ordering.

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