Qantas will flick the switch on its free inflight Internet service next month as the airline begins 'technology trials' on a Boeing 737-800 jet. Passengers stepping aboard the Boeing 737 on its domestic flights will be able to connect their laptop, tablet or smartphone to a WiFi hotspot and jump...
POSTED 18 Jan, 2017 19 Comments
The Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has opened the doors to its new executive club, now dubbed Level 32. It's a space which the five-star hotel describes as being "designed to meet growing demand from both leisure and business guests for a home-away-from-home experience when they travel." Located on ...
POSTED 18 Jan, 2017 1 Comment
Virgin Australia Velocity frequent flyer points are easier to earn than ever before, thanks to partnerships with BP, Coles Flybuys and an array of great credit card sign-up offers: but how could you best spend 50,000 of those hard-earned points? Here's how! 1. Upgrade to business class on Austr...
POSTED 18 Jan, 2017 4 Comments
American Airlines is revamping its network of airport lounges across the USA, but there's room for plenty of confusion surrounding the changes. The Qantas partner's top-tier Flagship Lounges are temporarily getting a new name during the refurbishment, and will welcome a larger group of traveller...
POSTED 18 Jan, 2017 12 Comments
Google and LG are reportedly set to release two new smartwatches in a partnership which could play same card as Google's Pixel (and before that, Nexus) smartphone brand. These first photos of the devices reveal a simple rounded face with a 'digital crown' on the right side of the bezel, with OLE...
POSTED 17 Jan, 2017 0 Comments
Etihad Airways passengers who book connecting flights under separate reservations will no longer have their baggage checked through to their final destination. Instead, travellers who make separate flight bookings for the one journey will only find their bag tagged to their first destination &nd...
POSTED 17 Jan, 2017 10 Comments
Parramatta is set for a dash of 'urban luxe' when the Skye Hotel Suites opens in the coming months. A new hotel brand created by Crown Group, the first Skye Hotel Suites property will perch in the 28-storey 'V' tower – which Crowns refers to as a 'vertical village' - alongside c...
POSTED 17 Jan, 2017 0 Comments
All-new Airbus A380 business class launches mid-2017 Most of SQ's older A380s to be upgraded Staggered 'regional business class' tipped for future Airbus A350s, Boeing 787-10 Singapore Airlines will launch not one but two new business class seats in the next 18 months across its Airbu...
POSTED 16 Jan, 2017 6 Comments
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