Etihad economy class sell

Etihad sells the good life to economy passengers

Gulf carrier Etihad is to start charging for some items in economy class  — but there’s no need for clanging alarm bells.Instead of the...
Air New Zealand charter Rolls-Royce engines 787

Air New Zealand charters planes to replace grounded 787s.

Air New Zealand has been forced to charter aircraft from European carrier Hi Fly because of problems with the Rolls-Royce engines on its Boeing...
Air Astana Lufthansa growth

Air Astana receives big boost from Lufthansa

Air Astana boss Peter Foster is beaming.The 57-year-old Englishman and industry veteran has seen the national airline of Kazakhstan develop into Central Asia’s most...
Qatar A321neo order

Qatar upsizes order to 50 A321neos.

Qatar Airways has upgauged an order for 50 Airbus A320neos to bigger, long-range A321neos it says will support continuing network development.The Gulf carrier said...


World's Best Airlines for 2018
The world’s best airlines for 2018 have been announced with Air New Zealand taking out the top “airline of the year” award. Other award categories include the best economy, best business class, and best low-cost carrier.




Passengers share a smoke in the aircraft lounge

In-flight entertainment in the golden age of flying

In the golden age of flying in-flight entertainment was very different to today.During the 1950s...

Boeing’s 737: The plane that almost never was.

Many at Boeing never wanted to build the world’s bestselling and most reliable plane and...

Qantas updates the flying kangaroo

A reimagined roo, a funky font and a tip of the hat to times past.Qantas...


AirlineRatings, Airline of the Year goes to Air New Zealand,

World’s Best Airlines for 2018

The results are in for world's best airlines for 2018 The world’s best airlines for 2018 have been announced with Air New Zealand taking out...
Virgin Atlantic is always among the Top Ten Airlines

World’s Top Ten Airlines

World's Top Ten Airlines 2018 has announced its Airline Excellence Awards and it's Top Ten airlines for 2018.Heading the list is Air New Zealand...
AirlineRatings Best First Class goes to Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines Wins Major Awards

Singapore Airlines Wins Major Awards Singapore Airlines is a big winner in the annual Airline Excellence Awards, taking out Best First Class and Best...