Qantas Biofuel mustard agreement

Qantas hopes to use mustard seed to power planes

Qantas is hoping to “cut the mustard”  with a biofuels deal aimed at developing an Australian industry and involving a world-first flight between the...
Cathay passengers will enjoy Wi-Fi

Cathay Pacific to roll out Wi-Fi to all its fleet

Cathay Pacific Airways will introduce high-speed Wi-Fi to its Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 fleets from mid-2018, in response to its passengers’ growing demand...
Flydubai Boeing 737

Boeing and flydubai in record order for 737s

Boeing and flydubai have signed a record agreement for 225 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of US$27 billion.The deal is largest-ever...

Airbus’s record breaking A320 order

Airbus has landed a record-breaking order with Indigo Partners signing an MOU for 430 Airbus A320neo aircraft.Indigo controls four ultra-low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United...
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Has Emirates missed the mark?

Emirates has missed the mark with its cabin upgrades announced this week.A warmed-over business class in the unpopular 2-3-2 configuration (for the 777) and...
Emirates first B777 first class

Emirates catches up in First Class race

Emirates catching up in new First-Class product race but is it good enough?In 2003 Emirates was the first airline to offer fully private suites...
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Australian regulator works with Google on safe drone deliveries

Australia's air safety regulator is working with Google parent company Alphabet to “road test” ways of assessing the risks involved with using drones to...
Emirates Airbus orderr A380s

Dubai A380 announcement prospects plummet

Expectations Emirates will announce an order more Airbus A380s at this week's Dubai Airshow have slumped after the Gulf carrier revealed it wants assurances...
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Emirates launches Mercedes-inspired first class suite

Mercedez Benz is the latest weapon brought to bear in the battle for premium travelers as Emirates unveiled new, fully enclosed first-class suites and...
Emirates Boeing 787-10 order

Emirates in $US15bn deal for 40 Boeing 787-10s

Boeing and Emirates have kicked off the Dubai Airshow with a surprise commitment for 40 787-10 Dreamliners and related equipment listing at $US15.1 billion.Emirates,...


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.