P&O Australia Unveils Largest Season Yet, Offers Asian Cruises From Singapore

P&O Australia has unveiled its largest sailing programme yet, as the line looks to capitalize on the cruise boom down under and the growth of its fleet. With the addition of the Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden from sister brand Holland America Line in November 2015, the line will offer 250 cruises from 8 homeports … Continue reading

Qantas Plans Upgrade Of B737s

Australian carrier Qantas will refurbish its Boeing 737-800 fleet next year, adding more seats and its wireless Q Streaming inflight entertainment system. 38 of the airline’s older narrow-body jets will be upgraded progressively, joining 29 existing aircraft fitted with seatback monitors and video on-demand.   Through changes to the galley and lavatory space, an extra row … Continue reading

MSC Cruises To Foray East

MSC Cruises will bring one of its liners to Australia for the first time in 2015. The Italian cruise line has committed the 2,550-passenger MSC Orchestra for its debut down under. Launched in 2007, the Musica-class ship will fly the flag for MSC Cruises with an exclusive 33-day Grand Voyage from Dubai to Perth via Asia. … Continue reading

Holland America Line Increases Capacity In Asia For 2013/2014

Holland America Line is increasing its focus on Asia with a capacity increase and new itineraries for the region during the 2013/2014 cruise season. The ms Rotterdam and ms Volendam will be operating a selection of itineraries and 4 extensive Collectors’ Voyages from ports including Hong Kong, Kobe and Singapore.   19-day Great Barrier Reef … Continue reading

British Airways Codeshares With Cathay Pacific For Australia

British Airways and Cathay Pacific have unveiled new codeshare agreements to Australia’s international gateway cities. The latter’s flights to and from Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney will see British Airways’ “BA” code added from 31 March 2013, in a move by the Oneworld partners to better compete against the upcoming alliance between Qantas … Continue reading