The Business, New Premium Economy Now Available On Virgin Australia B777s

Virgin Australia has begun flying its popular ‘The Business’ and a new Premium Economy product on the Boeing 777-300ER, the mainstay of its long-haul fleet.   The first of the refurbished jets made their debut on the Sydney-Los Angeles route over the weekend, after certification issues pushed back the product’s introduction on the transpacific flights. … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Confirms Canberra, Wellington Flights

Singapore Airlines has confirmed it will begin direct flights between Singapore and Canberra, becoming the first international airline to operate in the Australian capital. Beginning 20 September 2016, the Star Alliance member will fly its “Capital Express” route 4 times a week, with a trans-Tasman onward tag to Wellington.   Flight SQ 291 will depart Singapore … 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

Virgin Atlantic To End Sydney Flights

British carrier Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to terminate its daily Sydney route with effect from 5 May 2014.   Currently operated with an Airbus A340-600 via Hong Kong, flight VS 200 will instead terminate in the Chinese Special Administrative Region after arriving at 1750 hrs from London (Heathrow). The jet turns around to operate … Continue reading

Etihad To Add Dallas, Perth In 2014

Etihad Airways continues its expansion with the announcement of plans to connect the UAE capital to Dallas and Perth in 2014. The national airline of the UAE will fly 3 times weekly to Texas and daily to Western Australia, boosting the hub status of its Abu Dhabi base.   Abu Dhabi – Dallas/Fort Worth Scheduled … Continue reading