A little-known South American airline has announced plans for a unique route that would connect Perth to Buenos Aires in just 15 hours. The non-stop flights between Argentina and Perth would continue to a final destination in Asia, which is likely to be Singapore. The flights would be operated by Norwegian Air Argentina. This low-cost carrier only recently started operations … [Read more...]
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Norfolk Island Airlines will cease all passenger services from 17 March 2018. The airline, which currently operates the Brisbane-Norfolk Island route, already suspended flights between Auckland and the small island earlier this year. The withdrawal of Norfolk Island Airlines leaves Air New Zealand with a monopoly on flights to the Australian territory north-west of New … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia will commence its second route to Hong Kong in mid-2018. The new Virgin Australia Sydney-Hong Kong flights will operate daily using an Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Virgin's A330s feature 20 comfortable lie-flat Business class seats, each with direct aisle access, and 255 Economy seats. The Virgin Australia Sydney-Hong Kong schedule mirrors existing Qantas and … [Read more...]
Japan Airlines recently launched direct Melbourne-Tokyo flights, and there is lots of award availability! Find out how to redeem your Qantas points for a seat to Tokyo or beyond... Update (22 February 2018): It will soon be possible to book Japan Airlines award flights on the Qantas website. The Opportunity Japan Airlines, a Oneworld partner of Qantas, will begin direct … [Read more...]
Emirates has announced it will commence daily flights from Auckland to Bali from 14 June 2018. The surprise announcement comes as Emirates withdraws from the Melbourne-Auckland and Brisbane-Auckland routes next month. Qantas also recently announced a new route from Melbourne to Bali. Qantas will start daily Melbourne-Denpasar flights from 23 June 2018 using Boeing … [Read more...]