Virgin Australia will double the number of domestic flights being operated from early July as domestic travel restrictions slowly start to be relaxed. From next month there will be more intrastate flights within Queensland and Western Australia. This will provide more options for travel within the two states during the July school holidays. There will also be more flights … [Read more...]
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Qantas and Jetstar will triple the amount of domestic and regional flights being operated around Australia by the end of June, taking the airlines' domestic schedules from 5% to 15% of pre-coronavirus capacity. As well as increasing frequencies on most existing routes that are still being operated, Qantas and Jetstar will soon resume flights on 9 new domestic … [Read more...]
Qantas plans to replace the Boeing 747 with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners on the Sydney-Johannesburg route from 28 March 2021, ending months of speculation about the future of the route and Qantas' Boeing 747 fleet. Qantas has just released its flight schedules for travel beyond 28 March 2021, which marks the beginning of the IATA 2021 northern summer scheduling period. From this … [Read more...]
Emirates and Etihad Airways are both resuming commercial passenger flights to and from Australia. Qatar Airways, meanwhile, is also making a return to Brisbane in May 2020. Etihad Airways flights from Melbourne to London From today, Etihad will operate one flight per week from Melbourne to London via Abu Dhabi. The flight will operate on Fridays from Melbourne to London, … [Read more...]
Regional Express Airlines (Rex) has floated a crazy idea to start flights on domestic trunk routes between Australia's capital cities, competing directly with Qantas (and possibly Virgin Australia, if it emerges from voluntary administration). Under the proposal, Rex would lease 10 narrow-body jets and operate on key routes such as Sydney-Brisbane and Melbourne-Adelaide. Rex … [Read more...]