Indonesia Air Asia X will suspend all flights from 1 September 2016. This will result in the cancellation of all flights between Sydney, Melbourne and Bali. Affected passengers have been contacted and given the option of a rebooking onto new flights, including via Kuala Lumpur, or travelling prior to the route suspensions in September. Passengers booked on a cancelled flight … [Read more...]
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Virgin Australia could fly to China from next year, with Beijing and Hong Kong flagged as possible new destinations. The flights would be operated by Airbus A330 aircraft currently used on most flights between the east coast and Perth. The announcement comes after HNA Group, which part-owns Chinese-based Hainan Airlines and Hong Kong Airlines, bought a 13% stake in Virgin … [Read more...]
If you've always wanted to visit South America, there has never been a better time! Flights between Australia and South America have traditionally been expensive. But, to the delight of travellers, this appears to be changing. In late 2015, Air New Zealand launched flights from Auckland to Buenos Aires. This effectively broke the monopoly of the Qantas/LAN partnership. In … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines will soon become the only airline to operate international flights from Australia's capital. In a move that has pleasantly surprised many, the airline announced direct flights from Canberra to two cities: Singapore and Wellington. The flights will be operated by a Boeing 777 which will fly between Singapore and Wellington, with a stopover in Canberra in each … [Read more...]
Bali is one of the most popular international destinations for Australian tourists. Half a dozen different airlines offer flights to Denpasar from nine Australian cities. With so much choice, which airlines offer the best overall value? Two full-service airlines fly the route; Garuda Indonesia and Virgin Australia. While prices and service levels are similar for economy … [Read more...]