• Qantas Boeing 787 to fly Sydney-Auckland

    Trans-Tasman travellers will be treated to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on selected Sydney-Auckland flights across the peak summer season when Qantas sends its red-tailed Dreamliner across the pond. The Dreamliner dates are 4 December 2019 to 28 March 2020. The flight to look for from Sydney to Au...

    POSTED 19 Jun, 2019 25 Comments

  • Qantas will fly non-stop from Brisbane to Chicago in April 2020

    Qantas is set to launch direct flights from Brisbane to Chicago by the end of April 2020, which will become the fourth longest passenger flight in the world and the second-longest on the Qantas network following Perth-London. Running four times per week, the 14,326km journey will take approximat...

    POSTED 17 Jun, 2019 51 Comments

  • Japan Airlines domestic Airbus A350, Boeing 787 flights for Sept-Oct

    Japan Airlines is raising the domestic business class bar with two of the world’s most advanced aircraft – the Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 – to begin flights on key local routes before the year is out. September marks the debut of JAL’s first Airbus A350-900, with seventee...

    POSTED 12 Jun, 2019 3 Comments

  • Air New Zealand targets premium passengers with Boeing 787-10s

    Air New Zealand’s upcoming Boeing 787-10 jets – which begin to join the airline’s fleet from late 2022 – present an opportunity for AirNZ to give its business class and premium economy cabins a significant boost: both in size, and in function. As the aircraft that will al...

    POSTED 12 Jun, 2019 15 Comments

  • Qantas upgrades Sydney-San Francisco to Boeing 787

    Qantas will move its daily Sydney-San Francisco route to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner from 4 December 2019 as the airline steadily puts its Boeing 747 jumbo jets out to pasture. The Sydney-San Francisco Dreamliner service will complement Qantas’ existing Boeing 787 between Melbourne and San F...

    POSTED 7 May, 2019 62 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

  • Confirmed: here is Turkish Airlines' new business class seat

    Turkish Airlines has pulled back the covers on its new business class seat, and here it is. The airline has confirmed its choice of the Aurora seat from Stelia Aerospace – based on Singapore Airlines' new regional business class – for its forthcoming Boeing 787 and  ...

    POSTED 22 Jan, 2019 7 Comments

  • United's Boeing 787s to get a Polaris business class upgrade this year

    United Airlines will begin fitting Polaris business class seats to its Boeing 787 fleet later this year, with the aim of having all of the Dreamliners boasting the slick new seats by the end of 2020. The Boeing 787 upgrade program is slated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2019, which means t...

    POSTED 16 Jan, 2019 16 Comments

  • China Eastern Boeing 787 brings business class suites to Melbourne

    China Eastern is upgrading one of its two daily Melbourne-Shanghai flights to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with business travellers set to enjoy private suites with sliding doors on the 10 hour trek. The Boeing 787-9 slides into the MU737/MU738 service beginning February 1, 2019 – although t...

    POSTED 8 Jan, 2019 11 Comments

  • How To Choose the Best Qantas Business Class Seats

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. Qantas flies a total of six different types of jets on international routes, with widely varying business class seats – so your experience at the pointy end can depend he...

    POSTED 27 Dec, 2018 27 Comments

  • United Airlines to launch Melbourne-San Francisco flights

    United Airlines will begin direct flights between Melbourne and San Francisco in October 2019, mirroring the Star Alliance's popular Sydney-San Francisco service. The move will pit United's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner against that of Qantas on the same route, with the United Dreamliners expected to ...

    POSTED 13 Dec, 2018 25 Comments

  • Turkish Airlines has a new business class seat on the way

    January 22, 2019 | Turkish Airlines has pulled back the covers on its new business class seat, revealing a modern and spacious design with direct aisle access. The seat will be fitted to Turkish Airlines' forthcoming Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 jets, with the first Dreamliners due mid-2019...

    POSTED 3 Dec, 2018 12 Comments

  • Qantas is now selling premium economy on Melbourne-Perth flights

    Qantas travellers jetting between Melbourne and Perth can now book themselves into the premium economy cabin of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on QF9 and QF10. Until now, it’s been possible only to book business or economy on the domestic leg of those flights, with premium economy held back for...

    POSTED 18 Oct, 2018 22 Comments

  • United Boeing 787-10 brings Polaris business class to domestic flights

    United Airlines is bringing its newest jets and its best business class seats to the competitive US transcontinental market, in a move which will benefit savvy United business class travellers flying from Australia through to New York. From January 2019, United's Boeing 787-10s will be seen spri...

    POSTED 12 Oct, 2018 10 Comments

  • EVA Air's Boeing 787 Dreamliner is coming to Brisbane

    Taiwan's EVA Air will upgrade its Brisbane-Taipei route to one of the airline's new Boeing 787 Dreamliners next year – and when we say upgrade, we mean upgrade. Here is EVA's Royal Laurel business class on the Airbus A330 which currently flies five times a week between Brisbane and the Tai...

    POSTED 3 Oct, 2018 5 Comments

  • Korean Air brings Boeing 787s onto Brisbane-Seoul flights

    EXCLUSIVE | Korean Air will upgrade its Brisbane-Seoul flights to the Boeing 787-9 from late October. On the seating front, there's little change for first class and business class passengers from the current Airbus A330s: both aircraft provide six first class seats across row one... ... foll...

    POSTED 28 Sep, 2018 7 Comments

  • Paris match? Qantas plots next non-stop Boeing 787 flights for 2019

    Qantas could decide on the next European destination for non-stop Boeing 787 flights from Perth as early as March 2019, with Paris a front-runner for the direct Dreamliner flights from Perth. Those flights may not begin until late 2019 or early 2020, after Qantas picks up the keys to six additio...

    POSTED 21 Sep, 2018 60 Comments

  • EVA reveals new Boeing 787 business class styled by BMW Designworks

    Taiwan's EVA Air is about to start flying its first Boeing 787-9, and the Dreamliner marks the debut of a new Royal Laurel business class seat for the Star Alliance member. The updated Royal Laurel Class business class seats have been styled by BMW's Designworks company, which made a deli...

    POSTED 21 Sep, 2018 15 Comments

  • LATAM reveals new business class seats

    LATAM Airways will roll out a vastly improved business class seat across most of its international fleet beginning later this year. Those jets will be the Boeing 767 and Boeing 777 fleet, along with factory-fresh Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and the Airbus A350-1000 being delivered over the coming y...

    POSTED 25 Aug, 2018 13 Comments

  • Qantas CEO bullish on non-stop Chicago flights but Seattle is 'Plan B'

    Qantas CEO Alan Joyce is confident that the airline will launch direct flights to Chicago as part of a joint venture with American Airlines, pending approval of the tie-up by the US Department of Transport. However, Joyce also hedges that should the DoT not provide anti-trust immunity so that th...

    POSTED 24 Aug, 2018 26 Comments

  • Review: Qantas Boeing 787 business class, Brisbane-Melbourne

    Qantas is now flying its latest Boeing 787-9 between Melbourne and Brisbane, giving business travellers a domestic Dreamliner treat along this popular east coast route. The Boeing 787 is seen on around four flights each day – the best flight numbers to watch are QF609, QF611, QF614, QF625,...

    POSTED 27 Jul, 2018 33 Comments

  • Qantas begins Boeing 787 flights to Hong Kong

    Qantas will fly its Boeing 787 Hong Kong from December 2018, marking the Dreamliner’s first Asian destination – although it’s unlikely to be the last. Travellers from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will all have the choice of flying on the Boeing 787 – which boasts Qantas...

    POSTED 24 Jul, 2018 51 Comments

  • Flight Diary: Qantas QF10 Boeing 787 business class, London-Perth

    What's it like to spend 16½ hours on Qantas' non-stop Boeing 787 flight from London to Perth? As Australian Business Traveller has already reviewed the Dreamliner's business class and premium economy seats in detail on several flights, we thought we'd take a different ...

    POSTED 14 Jun, 2018 24 Comments

  • Designing Gulf Air's new Boeing 787 business class suites

    Gulf Air's new Boeing 787 begins flying between Bahrain and London on June 15 and introduces an all-new business class seat for the middle-east airline. It’s the well-regarded Apex Suite also flown by Japan Airlines and Korean Air, but with a few twists from UK-based design consultancy T...

    POSTED 1 Jun, 2018 3 Comments

  • Royal Brunei drops Dubai detour on Melbourne-London flights

    Royal Brunei passengers travelling from Melbourne to London will shave five hours and 15 minutes from their trip when the airline's current two-stop route via Brunei and Dubai becomes a one-stop journey via Brunei only, from October 28 2018. The Brunei flag-carrier says its Boeing 787s "are pres...

    POSTED 23 May, 2018 29 Comments

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