Qantas Showcases A330 Cabin Improvements

Australian carrier Qantas plans to roll out a new cabin upgrade for its fleet of 30 Airbus A330 jets, which it hopes will provide the airline with an advantage against rival Virgin Australia in the competitive domestic air travel market. A new Business Class flatbed will be fitted to the fleet, while 10 aircraft used … Continue reading

Etihad Outlines Australian Ambitions

Etihad Airways has announced plans for a major business expansion in Australia, which will see the carrier deploy new aircraft, add new routes and additional flights, as well as introduce new airport facilities. The Abu Dhabi-based airline revealed that it will introduce the Airbus A380 on key Sydney and Melbourne flights. Currently served by 3-class … Continue reading

Fraser Suites Opens In Perth

Singapore’s Frasers Hospitality has opened the Fraser Suites Perth, its third property in Australia. Occupying a prime location overlooking the WACA cricket ground and the tranquil Swan River, the 236-key serviced residence enjoys easy access from Perth International Airport and is close to business and entertainment addresses.   Available in a variety of sizes and … Continue reading

Virgin Australia Launches A330 Brisbane – Perth Services

Travellers flying between Brisbane and Perth on Virgin Australia can now enjoy the airline’s popular widebody Airbus A330 product on selected flights. 2 out of 3 weekday return services between the cities are now operated by its award-winning “Coast to Coast” service.   Flights VA 464 (departing Brisbane at 0845 hrs and arriving in Perth … 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