Flying between Australia and New Zealand presents no shortage of business class options with nine airlines offering better-than-economy seats and service to high flying travellers. Among them: local choices in Qantas, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, alongside Asian carriers Singapore Airli...
POSTED 24 Nov, 2016 1 Comment
Emirates will shutter its Singapore airport lounge from 1 December 2016 to April 2017 in order to upgrade the space to the airline's latest look. The overhaul will see new furnishings and fittings similar to the recently-revamped Melbourne Airport lounge (below). So where will the airlin...
POSTED 23 Nov, 2016 13 Comments
Emirates is reportedly moving closer to launching a new premium economy class, following the streamlining of its global fleet to just two aircraft types – the Airbus A380 and Boeing 777. The Gulf colossus and Qantas partner has been gradually leaning towards the middle ground between econo...
POSTED 21 Nov, 2016 16 Comments
Business class travellers and high-ranking frequent flyers enjoy access to some great lounges at Sydney Airport's international terminal. Here are T1's top five business class lounges. 1. Etihad Airways Premium Lounge As a single lounge shared by first class and business class passengers, the...
POSTED 14 Nov, 2016 21 Comments
Flying from Brisbane to Auckland in business class? You may be surprised to learn that not two, but five airlines compete for your high flying dollar on this busy trans-Tasman route. That list includes Qantas, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, along with Emirates and even Taiwan-based China ...
POSTED 8 Nov, 2016 12 Comments
Emirates' upgraded business class lounge at Dubai International Airport's Concourse B now looks like an even better place to spend a few hours between flights. The airline colossus has partnered with Moët & Chandon to open a champagne lounge serving four of the brand's finest drops: Mo&...
POSTED 24 Oct, 2016 22 Comments
New Zealand remains the most popular international destination for Australian travellers, and Melbourne residents have no shortage of options for getting there in style. Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand and even Emirates all offer business class flights across the pond – but which...
POSTED 4 Oct, 2016 14 Comments
Ask Emirates about the higher-than-Platinum ‘Invitation Only’ status level in its Skywards frequent flyer program and you’re likely to be told “No comment” or “We don’t like to talk about that.” Indeed, the aptly-named iO tier is like one of those ...
POSTED 30 Sep, 2016 4 Comments
Emirates will again fly between Brisbane and Singapore from October 1 2016, giving Queenslanders a third choice to Qantas and Singapore Airlines on journeys to the Lion City. Using a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, business class passengers will find angled-flat beds in a 2-3-2 layout, while those in...
POSTED 28 Sep, 2016 8 Comments
Travellers are spoiled for choice when flying from Sydney to Auckland and back again with no fewer than six airlines offering business class seats and service at the pointy end. That list includes Qantas, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, along with more far-flung carriers in Emirates, LATAM...
POSTED 13 Sep, 2016 0 Comments
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