Network Enhancements From Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific has announced flight frequency changes to several key destinations later this year.   21x Weekly Hong Kong – San Francisco San Francisco, a popular North American destination for the airline, will be served by 3 daily flights from the end of October 2017. Its Airbus A350 will be introduced on the Hong Kong-San … Continue reading

Virgin Australia Debuts The Business

Virgin Australia has debut “The Business”, its next-generation business class product touted to raise the bar on domestic business travel down under. Launched today on its transcontinental Airbus A330s, the product embarked on its first commercial service onboard flight VA 559 from Sydney to Perth.   Reverse Herringbone Flat Beds, Direct Aisle Access The new … Continue reading

Qantas Marks Anniversary With Special Liveried Jet

Qantas’ celebrates its 94th anniversary in style with the delivery of its first “retro” painted aircraft.   The airline’s 75th Boeing 737-800 arrived in Sydney from the Boeing factory in Seattle, with staff members, media and its most loyal customer, 82-year old John Martin, who has flown on 958 revenue flights since July 1964. Named … Continue reading

Now Open: One&Only Hayman Island

Kerzner International has opened Australia’s newest private island resort – One&Only Hayman Island. Set in the Whitsunday Islands at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, the property was recently refurbished at a cost of AUD 80 million (USD 75 million), adding a new wing and reducing the number of guestrooms and suites for a more … Continue reading

Qantas To Place A380s On Sydney – Dallas Route, Retimes Melbourne – Dubai – London (Heathrow)

Australian carrier Qantas has announced changes to its Airbus A380 operations. The airline revealed it will fly its flagship Airbus A380s on its Sydney – Dallas/Fort Worth route in a bid to maximize aircraft utilization as part of its turnaround plan, while also retiming its Melbourne – Dubai – London (Heathrow) flight to free up … Continue reading