• Emirates to fly new first class suite to London

    Qantas partner Emirates will launch non-stop flights between Dubai and London’s Stansted Airport in June 2018, to be served by its newest Boeing 777 aircraft fitted with the airline’s all-new first class suites. Offering passengers floor-to-ceiling closing doors, these suites are m...

    POSTED 21 Dec, 2017 8 Comments

  • Qantas first class flyers can still use Emirates' London lounge

    The opening of Qantas' own lounge at London's Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 has added a home-grown option for the airline's passengers before flying back to Sydney, Melbourne and soon Perth. However, many Qantas travellers – including first class and business class passengers along with Plat...

    POSTED 14 Dec, 2017 9 Comments

  • Qantas now serves a secret Champagne at its London lounge

    While easily dismissed as a #FirstWorldProblem, the choice of Champagne at Qantas' newly-opened London lounge has become a #FirstClassProblem for Qantas' elite passengers on its daily Airbus A380 flights from London to Sydney and Melbourne. This unexpected brouhaha over bubbles began w...

    POSTED 12 Dec, 2017 33 Comments

  • Norwegian plays down plans for Sydney fights

    Norwegian Air has made tentative plans to commence flying to Australia, however the airline doesn't expect flights to begin any time soon. The low-cost airline pencilled Sydney and Melbourne onto an ambit 'laundry list' of some 155 cities – 75 domestic and 80 international – which co...

    POSTED 26 Sep, 2017 13 Comments

  • Uber banned in London

    Uber’s license to operate in London was revoked overnight, a surprise decision that will affect the 3.5 million people and 40,000 drivers who use the app in the city. The city’s transportation regulator, Transport for London, said the license will expire on September 30. Regulators ...

    POSTED 22 Sep, 2017 11 Comments

  • Qantas: non-stop Sydney, Melbourne to London, New York by 2022

    Qantas wants to begin non-stop flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to London, New York, Paris and Rio by 2022 – provided it can convince Airbus or Boeing to develop an ultra-long range jet capable of conquering the 18 to 20-hour direct routes. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce formally launche...

    POSTED 25 Aug, 2017 66 Comments

  • Five-star stunners: London's two latest luxury hotels

    London has never lacked grand hotels. But the City, its financial hub, didn’t have a five-star stunner until this year. Now two contenders – the Four Seasons at Ten Trinity Square and the Ned – are drawing upscale travelers. Here's how they stack up. Form Four Seasons at Ten ...

    POSTED 31 Jul, 2017 1 Comment

  • China Airlines to fly Taipei-London on Airbus A350

    China Airlines will launch direct flights between Taipei and London from December 1 2017, relying on the SkyTeam member's new Airbus A350 jets to resume a route which it abandoned in 2012. The 13-hour flights will run four days each week between Taipei and London's Gatwick Airport, and dovetail ...

    POSTED 29 Jun, 2017 14 Comments

  • Malaysia Airlines to fly Airbus A350 to London by mid-2018

    Malaysia Airlines will begin flying its new Airbus A350 fleet to London in the second quarter of 2018, with the advanced fuel-efficient jets replacing the Airbus A380 superjumbos. The airline expects the first of six leased A350s to arrive at the end of this year, and is likely to roster the deb...

    POSTED 30 May, 2017 7 Comments

  • Qantas' non-stop Perth-London Boeing 787 flights start March 24

    Qantas non-stop Perth-London Boeing 787 flights start March 24 Daily QF9 service begins from Melbourne with domestic Dreamliner leg to Perth Qantas axes Melbourne-Dubai-London Airbus A380 flights Qantas will begin daily non-stop flights between Perth and London on its new Boeing 787 Dreaml...

    POSTED 27 Apr, 2017 70 Comments

  • Qantas' non-stop Perth-London flights to go on sale this week

    Qantas will begin selling tickets on its non-stop Perth-London Boeing 787 service today, with the inaugural flight on March 24, 2018. We've shared the schedule below, more details in our story here: As expected, the debut of the Dreamliner between Perth and London will see Qantas cancel its da...

    POSTED 24 Apr, 2017 99 Comments

  • Qantas Perth-London: will you fly direct, or connect via Dubai?

    TALKING POINT | Qantas is expected to announce this week the exact 'late March 2018' launch date (and pricing, and schedule) for its non-stop flights between Perth and London. The much-trumpeted Boeing 787 service will rewrite the rules of the Kangaroo Route, which has over decades shrunk from a...

    POSTED 21 Apr, 2017 77 Comments

  • London's amazing new business hotel is more like a private club

    Don’t even think about calling the Ned a business hotel. Yes, behind its grand 1920s Midland Bank facade it's the size of a convention center property, with 320,000 total square feet of space. And yes, it's located smack in the middle of the City, London’s finance and ...

    POSTED 19 Apr, 2017 0 Comments

  • The best Airbus A380 first class on Melbourne-Europe flights

    Melbourne high flyers have no shortage of options when jetting to the UK and Europe aboard an Airbus A380 with five airlines offering their flagship superjumbo first class service on what’s normally a 24-hour voyage across the globe. Included on that list is Qantas, Emirates, Etihad Airway...

    POSTED 25 Jan, 2017 15 Comments

  • The best Airbus A380 business class on Melbourne-Europe flights

    Melbourne travellers are spoiled for choice when it comes to flying on the Airbus A380 superjumbo with Qantas, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines and from June 30 2017 Qatar Airways all offering one-stop Airbus A380 flights through to London and Europe. Australian Business Traveller ra...

    POSTED 10 Jan, 2017 44 Comments

  • Qantas to fly Boeing 787 non-stop Perth-London from March 2018

    Qantas will launch non-stop Boeing 787-9 flights between Perth and London from March 2018, in a move that will see the WA capital positioned as the airline's gateway for direct Dreamliner flights to Europe. In addition to the 17 hour Perth-London trek, Qantas is also eying non-stop flights to Pa...

    POSTED 11 Dec, 2016 89 Comments

  • Qantas: non-stop Australia-Europe Boeing 787 flights set to soar

    Non-stop flights between Australia and Europe are firming up as among the first of the ultra-long range routes for Qantas' Boeing 787, due to be announced from early 2017. The Dreamliner's long reach and fuel efficiency, coupled with a relatively low headcount in Qantas' chosen configuration of ...

    POSTED 28 Oct, 2016 42 Comments

  • BA serves Taittinger at its Heathrow T5 business class lounge: here's how to get it

    TRAVEL TIP | British Airways has a ‘secret Champagne’ on offer at London’s Heathrow Airport, but only if you know where to look and who to ask. To find it, you’ll need to flying with BA or another Oneworld airline from Terminal 5 in business class, or in premium economy o...

    POSTED 15 Aug, 2016 4 Comments

  • Next on Qantas' lounge to-do list: Brisbane, London, Auckland...

    Qantas is set to bolster its lounge network over the coming 12 months, with new international and domestic lounges where business travellers and frequent flyers can escape the crush of the airport terminal. The airline – which analysts expect to report a full-year profit as high as $1.5 bi...

    POSTED 4 Aug, 2016 7 Comments

  • Britain gains luxury Sheraton Grand London Park Lane hotel

    Starwood Hotels and Resorts will bring its premium Sheraton Grand hotel brand to the United Kingdom in October as the luxury Sheraton Grand London Park Lane property comes on board. Currently badged as the Sheraton London Park Lane but undergoing a multi-million pound top-to-bottom renovation, t...

    POSTED 26 Jul, 2016 1 Comment

  • Priority Pass members get arrivals lounge at Sofitel London Heathrow

    Members of the Priority Pass airport lounge scheme can now stop by the Club Millesime lounge at the Sofitel London Heathrow hotel after arriving into the UK capital or when departing London on the same day. Open to Priority Pass members between 7am and 9:30pm daily, it’s a great option for...

    POSTED 20 Jul, 2016 0 Comments

  • London calling: Heathrow's new Oneworld lounges

    With several daily flights from Qantas, Cathay Pacific, American Airlines and British Airways, London Heathrow Airport's Terminal 3 is something of a de facto hub for Oneworld carriers. And as it happens, most of those airlines are working on new or radically revamped lounges which will progress...

    POSTED 30 Mar, 2016 6 Comments

  • Emirates boosts Airbus A380 Dubai-London with sixth daily flight

    Qantas partner Emirates will add a sixth daily flight between its home hub of Dubai and London’s Heathrow Airport from next month. The new EK31/32 service – which has yet to be officially announced but can now be booked on Emirates' website – is slated to begin from M...

    POSTED 12 Feb, 2016 16 Comments

  • Garuda begins direct London-Jakarta flights, switches to Heathrow

    Garuda Indonesia will begin direct flights from London's Heathrow Airport to Jakarta on March 31, ditching the current stop-over in Amsterdam and also shifting from London's Gatwick Airport in favour of the Heathrow hub. However, there'll now be stop-over in Singapore on the outbound Jakarta-Lon...

    POSTED 1 Feb, 2016 19 Comments

  • Luxury InterContinental London - The O2 hotel opens

    The InterContinental Hotels Group now counts another London location on its map with the opening of the InterContinental London - The O2 hotel on the Greenwich Peninsula, adjacent to O2 Arena. Nearby the North Greenwich Tube station and with 453 rooms including 59 suites, guests are well-situate...

    POSTED 27 Jan, 2016 0 Comments

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