• Cathay Pacific to fly Airbus A350-1000 to Melbourne, Perth

    Cathay Pacific will begin flying its flagship Airbus A350-1000 to Melbourne and Perth from October 2019 as the airline continues a rolling update to its Australian fleet. The advanced A350-1000 will appear daily as flight CX104 from Melbourne to Hong Kong from 27 October 2019, and...

    POSTED 2 May, 2019 25 Comments

  • How to 'replace' a full passport, instead of just renewing it

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. With Australia no longer issuing 64-page ‘frequent traveller’ passports to new applicants, its much easier for globetrotters to fill a modern passport with stamps a...

    POSTED 2 May, 2019 3 Comments

  • LATAM's Sydney-Santiago flights are going non-stop

    LATAM is moving to non-stop flights between Sydney and Santiago by the end of of 2019. The Oneworld member and Qantas partner's daily Sydney-Santiago flights currently see a two hour stop-over in Auckland, which will remain in place four days a week, but three days will see the Boeing 787 dart d...

    POSTED 1 May, 2019 19 Comments

  • Here is Air France's new Airbus A350 business class seat

    With its all-new Airbus A350 business class seat, Air France hopes to please every passenger. Want to sit right up against the window and enjoy the view through as many as three large windows? Done. Prefer to be closer to the aisle? Also done. If you're set for the middle seat, how about bein...

    POSTED 1 May, 2019 14 Comments

  • Inside Four Seasons' new Airbus A321LR luxury jet

    Luxury hotel chain Four Seasons is upgrading its private jet experience with the promise of round-the-world tours which will 'evoke the bygone glamour of air travel'. A highly-customised Airbus A321LR will let wealthy travellers take wing from early 2021 and once in the air, enjoy everything fro...

    POSTED 29 Apr, 2019 0 Comments

  • Cathay Pacific is axing Cairns-Hong Kong flights from October

    Cathay Pacific will end its non-stop Cairns-Hong Kong flights from October 2019, leaving Brisbane as the airline's sole Queensland port. A spokesman for Cathay Pacific confirmed to Australian Business Traveller that the route, which has been in operation since 1993, is being “sus...

    POSTED 26 Apr, 2019 19 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines upgrades business class on Perth-Singapore flights

    EXCLUSIVE | Business class flyers jetting from Perth to Singapore are in for an upgrade with one of Singapore Airlines’ four daily return flights stepping up from an ageing Boeing 777-200 to a factory-fresh Airbus A350, fitted with the airline’s newest ‘regional’ business ...

    POSTED 26 Apr, 2019 12 Comments

  • Qantas' Airbus A380, and first class, returns to Sydney-Hong Kong

    Qantas is once again scheduling its flagship Airbus A380 between Sydney and Hong Kong over the 2019-2020 summer season, with first class suites also up for sale – making Qantas the only airline offering first class on this busy route. The 'summer superjumbo' has become something of a tradi...

    POSTED 23 Apr, 2019 33 Comments

  • UK opens e-gates, ditches landing cards for Australian passports

    The UK is adding Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, the USA and Canada to the list of passports which can use its automated e-gates on arrival Those are the same fast-track channels currently enjoyed by holders of UK and EU passports (and the broader European Economic Area), ...

    POSTED 23 Apr, 2019 41 Comments

  • Emirates offers gratis hotel in Sydney, longer chauffeur rides

    Emirates is broadening the driving distance of its complimentary chauffeur service for business class and first class passengers in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide, with journeys of up to 80 driven kilometres now covered for eligible passengers. High flyers departing on Emirates’ ...

    POSTED 18 Apr, 2019 9 Comments

  • How to change to an earlier British Airways flight at no cost

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. With many airlines, changing to an earlier flight for free is a privilege reserved for top-tier frequent flyers or those travelling on the most expensive flexible airfares: but with Brit...

    POSTED 16 Apr, 2019 1 Comment

  • Virgin Atlantic's Boeing 787 business class seat will be a new design

    Virgin Atlantic is planning a a new business class seat for its Boeing 787s, but it won't be the same as the Upper Class suites which the airline will launch mid-year on its Airbus A350 jets. Instead, travellers on the Dreamliner – and the older Airbus A330s – will see a different se...

    POSTED 14 Apr, 2019 1 Comment

  • Should Qantas' Project Sunrise business class seats have doors?

    TALKING POINT | All of a sudden, doors are the thing for business class. Four airlines already have them – most recently, British Airways with its new Club Suites – and little doubt that other airlines will tap this trend in the years to come. Which brings us to Qantas’ ne...

    POSTED 12 Apr, 2019 50 Comments

  • JetBlue to launch London flights from New York, Boston in 2021

    JetBlue will launch flights from New York and Boston to London in 2021 using long-range Airbus A321 jets, expected to sport private business class suites. Although the airline hasn't yet confirmed which London airport it will serve, its UK playbook will rely not only on the fuel-efficient Airbus...

    POSTED 10 Apr, 2019 20 Comments

  • British Airways vs Virgin Atlantic: new business class seats compared

    The battle for British business travellers is well and truly on, with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic both launching all-new business class seats. Ironically, each will take to the skies in the UK summer on factory-fresh Airbus A350-1000 jets. So how do they compare? Here's our executive su...

    POSTED 9 Apr, 2019 1 Comment

  • Japan Airlines plans new Airbus A350 first class, business class

    Japan Airlines will roll out new domestic first class and business class seats when its Airbus A350 jets takes wing from September. The Oneworld member expects to pick up the keys to the first of eighteen A350s in June, and is keeping details of the new seats under wraps until then. JAL has con...

    POSTED 9 Apr, 2019 1 Comment

  • Why BA's new business class has a door, but Virgin Atlantic's doesn't

    Now that Britain's two international airlines have revealed their next-generation business class, the most obvious different is how British Airways and Virgin Atlantic each approached the issue of privacy at the pointy end. British Airways' Club Suite sports a sliding door which fully enclo...

    POSTED 9 Apr, 2019 6 Comments

  • Elegance aloft in the Hermes-designed Airbus private jet

    Ask Hermes to design the cabin of your next private jet and the result might not be quite what you expected. Put aside the glossiest notions of the French high-fashion house. Instead, for this Airbus private jet belonging to Taiwan's EVA Airways, Hermes drew on its storied roots in the carriage ...

    POSTED 9 Apr, 2019 0 Comments

  • Virgin Atlantic's A350 Upper Class business class seat revealed

    Yes, Virgin Atlantic's all-new Airbus A350 Upper Class business class seat has a sliding door. But oddly, that door doesn't close all the way to create the same private cocoon as British Airways' new Club Suite (also making an A350 debut mid-year) or the similar door de jour seats of Qatar Airwa...

    POSTED 9 Apr, 2019 20 Comments

  • What to expect from Virgin Atlantic’s new Upper Class business class

    Looking for the latest on Virgin Atlantic's all-new Airbus A350 Upper Class business class seat? You'll find our coverage here. PREVIOUS | Virgin Atlantic will pull back the curtain on its new Airbus A350 Upper Class business class seat  on April 8, just three weeks after British Airways ra...

    POSTED 8 Apr, 2019 7 Comments

  • The best business class seats on Lufthansa's Boeing 747-8s

    Lufthansa's Boeing 747-8 jets feature on the German airline's key routes to Asia (including Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo) and the United States, including Los Angeles and New York to Frankfurt. With up to 92 business class seats to choose from on any given flight – spanning both the main dec...

    POSTED 5 Apr, 2019 12 Comments

  • Qatar Airways brings Beyond Business loyalty program to Australia

    UPDATE | Qatar Airways' Beyond Business rewards program for small- and medium-sized companies is now available in Australia, allowing businesses to earn points when their employees fly and later use those points to reduce business travel costs. Registration is open to ABN and ACN holders and the...

    POSTED 4 Apr, 2019 2 Comments

  • Air France transforms haute cuisine into height cuisine

    Given the French reputation for fine dining, you’d almost expect to be dazzled when stepping onto an Air France flight. But the airline is going above and beyond with its latest menu for La Premiere first class and business class between Singapore and Paris. Julien Royer, co-founder and ch...

    POSTED 4 Apr, 2019 11 Comments

  • Airbus’ swish Settee Corner concept seat is a business class couch

    With an increasing number of airlines considering flat-beds in business class for single-aisle jets such as the Airbus A320 family, Airbus itself has revealed a new twist on the concept. Introducing the business class Settee Corner, in which the passenger reclines rather than the seat. Making...

    POSTED 2 Apr, 2019 14 Comments

  • Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 787 business class seat becomes a double bed

    Hawaiian Airlines' Boeing 787 will take to the sky with a cutting-edge business class seat designed by none other than Boeing itself. The Dreamliners' 'Premium Cabin' will feature the all-new Ascent business class from Boeing 's Adient Aerospace project, which offers all the mod cons i...

    POSTED 2 Apr, 2019 9 Comments

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