Get ready for a new wave of long flights. Really long flights that'll see you spending up to 18 hours in the air. It starts this Saturday, January 20, when United Airlines launches daily flights between Sydney and Houston. That Houston-Sydney leg is scheduled at 17½ hours, just pipping t...
POSTED 16 Jan, 2018 29 Comments
London and Hong Kong are next on the list for Singapore Airlines' newest Airbus A380s featuring the Star Alliance members' latest first class suites and business class seats. From 16 February a new A380 will take on SQ322 (Singapore-London) on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and fly the S...
POSTED 15 Jan, 2018 9 Comments
2018 will see Airbus and Boeing launch their latest passenger-packing jets, which extend the framework of current Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 designs to carry even more travellers from tip to tail. First up is the Airbus A350-1000, which global launch customer Qatar Airways will begin flying this...
POSTED 9 Jan, 2018 13 Comments
Lobster Thermidor, seared hazelnut-crusted veal fillet, Cantonese roast duck, pan-fried barramundi in pepper sauce – they're just some of the highlights of Singapore Airlines' Book the Cook service, which upgrades inflight meals to become a fine dining experience above the clouds....
POSTED 9 Jan, 2018 14 Comments
Singapore Airlines is revamping its line-up of fare types – including how many miles you’ll earn when booking those tickets – while also introducing general seat selection fees, tweaking baggage allowances and renaming KrisFlyer award types, with award bookings attracting new fe...
POSTED 8 Jan, 2018 5 Comments
Over the Christmas / New Year break, Australian Business Traveller will be revisiting some of our most popular articles of 2017. We’re still around to report on any breaking news during this time, otherwise our regular publishing schedule will resume on Monday January 8, 2018. If you&rsquo...
POSTED 3 Jan, 2018 18 Comments
Over the Christmas / New Year break, Australian Business Traveller will be revisiting some of our most popular articles of 2017. We’re still around to report on any breaking news during this time, otherwise our regular publishing schedule will resume on Monday January 8, 2018. EXCLUSIVE | ...
POSTED 28 Dec, 2017 36 Comments
Singapore Airlines' newest luxury first class suites are now winging their way daily between Sydney and Singapore, with other cities – foremost among them London – to follow from early 2018. Keen to fly these sweet new suites? Here's what you need to know. 1A, 1F are the largest sui...
POSTED 19 Dec, 2017 8 Comments
Stop by some of the newest airport lounges of Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines and United Airlines and you'll spy a special breed of furniture made with today's business traveller in mind. It's the work pod: a custom-designed seat which doubles as a temporary pre-flight workspace. That means ...
POSTED 19 Dec, 2017 3 Comments
Singapore Airlines redefined the premium travel experience almost a decade ago with the debut of a “class beyond First” – Suites Class – on the Airbus A380. Since then, the relentless pace of competition has seen new and impressive first class products launched by Mi...
POSTED 18 Dec, 2017 13 Comments
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