• Samsung launches new Galaxy Fold, S10 smartphones, Galaxy wearables

    Samsung's latest line-up of mobile gadgets will hit the shelves in March, ranging from the high-end Galaxy Fold phone – a mobile and a tablet in one – through to the new Galaxy S10 and S10+ lines, brand new S10e and S10 5G models, and fresh wearables in the Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy...

    POSTED 21 Feb, 2019 2 Comments

  • Alan Joyce aims to 'redefine’ business, first class on 20 hour flights

    Qantas CEO Alan Joyce wants to match his ambitious Project Sunrise program for non-stop flights from Sydney and Melbourne to London and New York, with equally bullish plans for the seats and suites which will cradle passengers on those marathon 18-20 hour treks. “It will be the best produc...

    POSTED 21 Feb, 2019 26 Comments

  • The best business class seats on Emirates' Boeing 777-200LR

    Emirates’ newest business class seat is currently soaring between Adelaide and Dubai, alongside flights to Fort Lauderdale, Santiago and São Paulo. While it's fair to say that the new 2-2-2 arrangement isn't on-par with many other airlines, it's still an improvement on the Emirates ...

    POSTED 21 Feb, 2019 6 Comments

  • How to claim compensation for a delayed or cancelled European flight

    Delayed and cancelled flights are among the worst fates that can befall a busy business traveller. Missing important meetings, missing connecting flights to your next round of important meetings – it's all designed to send your carefully-designed schedule in a tailspin. While there's littl...

    POSTED 21 Feb, 2019 3 Comments

  • Which US airport lounges can Qantas Club members use?

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. While Qantas Club members normally need to be travelling on a Qantas (or Jetstar) flight number to gain access to airport lounges, that’s not always the case – and in the Uni...

    POSTED 20 Feb, 2019 8 Comments

  • New Renault Clio brings poise to the posh compact

    The race to inject more prestige appeal into compact city cars is about to pick up pace with an all-new Renault Clio. Volkswagen has been making the running with its Golf and Polo in Australia’s smarter suburbs, but now Renault is intent on pushing its position with a new contender.&n...

    POSTED 20 Feb, 2019 1 Comment

  • Singapore Airlines business class: 50% off KrisFlyer Miles bookings

    If you need to make a business trip to Singapore next month, now's the time to turn your mountain of KrisFlyer miles into a business class flight with Singapore Airlines. The airline's latest KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes promotion unlocks reward seats in the 'business class saver' category...

    POSTED 20 Feb, 2019 1 Comment

  • New meals and much more are coming to ANA first class, business class

    From a wider range of meal choices to new amenity kits and pyjamas, ANA is upgrading the inflight experience for its business class and first class passengers. As of March 1, all ANA business class travellers will enjoy a wider selection of meals and have the option of pre-ordering up to 24 hour...

    POSTED 19 Feb, 2019 11 Comments

  • Guided tour: inside the new Qantas Singapore first class lounge

    An all-new Qantas first class lounge is taking shape at Singapore’s Changi Airport, and we’ve been for a virtual walkthrough of the deluxe digs thanks to some pretty impressive VR technology. Here’s what you can expect to see when the lounge opens by the end of November 2019. T...

    POSTED 19 Feb, 2019 25 Comments

  • Five things I learned flying round-the-world with Star Alliance

    Taking a round-the-world trip is quite different to a typical return flight: you’re always jetting onward to the next place rather than backward along the same path, and the nature of the ticket allows you to visit many cities (or clients) on a single trip abroad. I had the chance to fly r...

    POSTED 19 Feb, 2019 22 Comments

  • Six wine trends to watch for in 2019

    The wine business is also a fashion business. Styles are in favour, then out again. After all, it seemed like just a few years ago that we were drinking chardonnay-semillon blends and fortifeds were all the rage.  Here’s a quick look at what's tipped to be popular over the coming 12 mo...

    POSTED 19 Feb, 2019 1 Comment

  • Apple to launch digital magazine store, streaming TV channel in March

    Apple is planning to unveil its streaming video service and magazine subscription platform at an international launch on March 25, marking the first major digital plays from the company since 2015. Apple's paid streaming video service, expected to launch mid-year, will go head to head with the l...

    POSTED 18 Feb, 2019 1 Comment

  • Supercharge your status with Qantas' 2019 double status credits promo

    The first Qantas 'double status credits' promotion of 2019 has landed, which means your status is set to take off – whether you're looking to lock away Gold, Platinum or even Platinum One for the coming year. The promotion runs from Monday 18 February through to Monday 25 February, and cov...

    POSTED 18 Feb, 2019 36 Comments

  • Jaguar's 'connected car' could mean you'll never see a red light again

    Silent, electric, self-driving cars are creating a new set of challenges for the world’s carmakers. But connected cars also promise to make life easier on the road. Vehicles that talk to each other, and to roadside infrastructure, have been under development for more than 20 years and...

    POSTED 18 Feb, 2019 4 Comments

  • Finnair to open new Helsinki business class, Platinum Wing lounges

    Passengers travelling with Finnair through Helsinki can soon relax in new business class and Platinum-grade frequent flyer lounges in the airport’s international departures area, with the opening of a new Finnair Platinum Wing and a revamped Finnair Business Lounge. Found after passport co...

    POSTED 15 Feb, 2019 10 Comments

  • Tesla Model X still turns heads but faces new EV challengers

    What we’re driving: Tesla Model X P100D What it costs: From $200,000 Why we’re driving it: These days the entire world appears to be sprinting towards electric cars – but only one manufacturer, Tesla, can be credited with firing the starter's gun. The punchy US startup...

    POSTED 15 Feb, 2019 4 Comments

  • La Compagnie's all-business A321neo New York-Paris flights start June

    French boutique airline La Compagnie ('The Company') is set to sharpen its appeal to corporate travellers and high flyers jetting between New York and Paris on new Airbus A321neo all-business class jets from June 2019. This first of two A321neo single-aisle sprinters will arrive in May and tak...

    POSTED 15 Feb, 2019 16 Comments

  • London Heathrow T2 Star Alliance business class lounges

    Star Alliance passengers have many lounges to choose from at London's Heathrow Airport, helped by the fact that all Star Alliance flights depart from the same terminal, making it easy for passengers to choose their lounge. Whether you're travelling near or far, every business class departure lou...

    POSTED 15 Feb, 2019 6 Comments

  • RIP superjumbo: Airbus axes the A380

    After almost a dozen years, Airbus is pulling the plug on its A380 superjumbo. The last of the double-deck behemoths will roll out of Airbus' hangar in 2021 and be handed over to Emirates, the stalwart airline which has essentially kept the A380 alive in recent years through repeated orders of t...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 42 Comments

  • Qantas: upgraded Airbus A380s will begin flying in August 2019

    Qantas has pushed back the long-awaited upgrade to its Airbus A380s, shifting the kick-off from March to July, with the first of the refurb'd birds now expected to take wing in August. Qantas International CEO Alison Webster confirmed the four-month setback to the program, although tha...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 110 Comments

  • Qatar Airways tips 'mini-Qsuite' business class for Airbus A321neo

    Qatar Airways will launch a new business class seat on its forthcoming Airbus A321neo jets, slated for delivery in the second half of this year, with what's tipped as a high-privacy design which might best described as a single-aisle version of the highly-regarded Qsuite. The same seat will also...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 4 Comments

  • Qantas' new Singapore first class lounge to open November 2019

    Qantas' new first class lounge in Singapore is getting closer to welcoming its first travellers, with the ribbon cut and the welcome mat being laid out at the end of November. Catering for 240 guests, here's what Qantas first class flyers – along with Platinum, Platinum One and Chairman's ...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 17 Comments

  • Seven great watches for car lovers

    Automobiles and timepieces have gone hand-in-hand for years. Nearly as soon as people started driving cars, they started racing them. And as soon as they started racing them, they needed something to keep time. So engineers started putting little clocks into dashboards – and onto their wri...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 0 Comments

  • United adds first class to new Bombardier CRJ 550 regional jets

    United Airlines wants its regional flyers to get that first class feeling, so the carrier’s new Bombardier CRJ 550 jets will feature an oversized first class cabin with United’s fanciest domestic seats. When it takes wing from the middle of this year, the front ten of the CRJ 550&rsq...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 3 Comments

  • Using Qantas frequent flyer points to book Air Vanuatu flights

    Turn your hard-earned Qantas Points into a well-deserved holiday with Air Vanuatu, and be whisked away to a tropical island paradise with picture-postcard beaches and some of the world’s best scuba diving. With key destinations within the Pacific Islands on the map – think Vanu...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 0 Comments

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