Virgin launches upgraded B777 cabin on US, Middle East routes

Virgin Australia's new business class "suite" aboard its B777-300ERs.

Virgin offers upgraded choices.

Emirates posts record profit

Emirates has recorded a 28th consecutive year of profit

Emirates scores record profits and passenger numbers after fleet and route expansion.

Adelaide welcomes Qatar Airways (and the A350)

The first Qatar Airways service to Adelaide (and the first commercial Airbus A350 flight in Australia) received the traditional water cannon welcome at Adelaide Airport on Tuesday.

First A350 service in Australia will provide 2000 seats per week through Adelaide.

Qantas moves capacity from US to Asian routes

Lower than expected demand slows US route growth for Qantas

Virgin codeshares with Alitalia

Virgin customers will connect to Rome or Milan through Abu Dhabi.

Tigerair passengers can pay with Velocity points

Tigerair passengers can now redeem, but not earn, Velocity points.

Passenger numbers steady, but routes take a shake up

Mining related routes have taken a hit in the latest BITRE passenger figures.

Virgin, Air NZ want biofuel options

Virgin and Air New Zealand have released an RFI to industry seeking biofuel options

Qatar hot on heels of Emirates with Auckland service

Four Emirates A380 aircraft line up on the tarmac at Auckland Airport after the inaugural flight on Wednesday.

Qatar Airways will start direct flights between Doha and Auckland at the end of this year, the airline's chief executive Akbar Al Baker confirmed in Sydney today after the carrier made it's inaugural flight into Sydney from Doha.

Air New Zealand delivers rock star result

Air New Zealand punched above its weight on a relative basis, delivering a first-half profit of $NZ338 million ($A312.7m) today, up 154 per cent from $133m in the previous period on the back of strong performances across all sections of the business.

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