Thursday, February 28, 2008
AirAsia reveals Virgin plan
ASIA'S largest budget airline, AirAsia, has signalled its interest in launching an "ultra low-cost" domestic carrier in partnership with Virgin Blue, fuelling expectations Australia could soon see the mother of all air fare wars.
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Landing drama for Qantas flight
A Qantas flight from Gladstone to Rockhampton in central Queensland was forced to circle for almost an hour after a hydraulics failure.
Friday, February 15, 2008
Blue skies for airlines after US-Aussie deal
Australia and the United States have finalised the long-awaited Open Skies Agreement which will allow vast expansion of air travel and competition on the busy trans-Pacific route.
Monday, February 11, 2008
Talks spell 'V' for victory for Virgin Blue
Australia and the US could sign an "open skies" agreement this week that will give Virgin Blue clearance to launch 10 weekly services to the US by the end of this year.
Sunday, February 10, 2008
Unruly passenger forces Paris-bound jet to divert
An American Airlines flight from New York to Paris was diverted to Boston late Wednesday after a passenger refused to cooperate with flight crew, officials said.
Friday, February 08, 2008
2007 Airline Delays 2nd Worst Ever
Washington - A quarter of domestic flights failed to arrive on time in 2007 - the industry's second poorest performance on record - and analysts say it is likely to get worse.
Labels: delayed flights
Monday, February 04, 2008
Cabin pressure fear on Singapore flight
A Singapore Airlines flight to Beijing was forced to return to the city-state following "signs of loss of cabin pressure", the airline said today.
Saturday, February 02, 2008
BA to launch business-only US flights
British Airways will launch an all-business-class airline between London and New York next year, despite the prospect of a US recession threatening its most important market.
Friday, February 01, 2008