Two months after Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced it will launch a second daily service to Sydney, we now know the schedule for the new flights. All Nippon Airways already flies daily between Sydney and Tokyo's Haneda Airport using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The second daily flights, which will also use Boeing 787-9 aircraft, will commence on 29 March 2020. … [Read more...]
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Indonesian airline Citilink will launch flights from Melbourne's Avalon Airport to Denpasar from 24 January 2020. The flights will operate daily using Airbus A320neo aircraft. Citilink is a low-cost carrier owned by Garuda Indonesia. It began operating in 2001 as a regional carrier within Indonesia, and today operates a fleet of around 60 aircraft. The airline has already … [Read more...]
Finnair currently has some nice Business class fares available from Hong Kong to London. You can fly all the way to London via Helsinki in the airline's flagship Airbus A350-900 with lie-flat Business class seats from $2,709 return. This Finnair sale is running until 31 December 2019 (or sold out), and covers travel dates between 14 January and 15 June 2020. You must use … [Read more...]
Israeli airline El Al will test the waters with three non-stop flights from Melbourne to Tel Aviv during April and May 2020. Tickets are now on sale for the trial flights, and you can even earn Qantas points. If the trial proves that the flights are commercially feasible, the airline could add year-round service direct to Israel from Melbourne. The El Al flights to Tel … [Read more...]
Ryanair, Europe's largest airline, is the ultimate low-cost carrier. Its fares are dirt cheap, but if there's a way to charge extra for something, Ryanair will find a way to do it! The airline's CEO Michael O'Leary has even joked about charging passengers to use the on-board toilets. It's therefore no surprise that around a third of Ryanair's revenue comes from ancillary … [Read more...]