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

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

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