To promote their new Economy-X fares, Virgin Australia are offering Qantas Frequent Flyers and Qantas Club members the ability to access Virgin Australia lounges when traveling on domestic flights on an eligible fare. There are rules of course - according...
Air Canada has announced direct Melbourne to Vancouver flights for the upcoming Canadian ski season. Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada, told The Flight Doc "Vancouver-Melbourne is our third route to Australia, in addition to year-round service to...
Daily flights on the new direct Qantas Perth-London route begin on 24 March 2018 and form part of a new Melbourne-Perth-London return service. The services will be operated by Qantas’ new Boeing 787-Dreamliner – an aircraft designed specifically for...
Qantas has fitted one of its Boeing 737 aircraft with inflight Wi-Fi which will now operate in beta mode on a single aircraft (registration VH-XZB), so customers can test it out for themselves on selected flights while Qantas continues to...
Virgin Australia is getting ready to launch a three month inflight wi-fi trial on a single Boeing 737-800 aircraft. This period will be used to gather feedback from customers, with a full installation across Virgin Australia’s fleet of Boeing 737-800,...
Officially opening the new Qantas maintenance hangar in Los Angeles today, Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said it gave the airline a world-class maintenance facility in one of its busiest offshore hubs. “We can have up to four aircraft on the...
Passengers flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles will be the first to experience the Qantas 787-9 Dreamliner when the inaugural international service takes-off on 15 December next year. The enhanced Qantas cabin design is in addition to the comfort factors that...
Qantas has announced that it will commence the first Australia to London direct non-stop service in March 2018 with the arrival of the new Qantas 787-900 Dreamliner aircraft. The new service will operate Melbourne-Perth-London, with the Perth to London segment...
Qantas is getting ready to rollout fast and free inflight Wi-Fi on around 100 of its domestic aircraft with trials due to begin from late 2016 with global provider ViaSat tapping into the NBN over Australian skies. It will be...
The Flight Doc’s Tip of the Week! Do you know your options when your flight is delayed or cancelled? Using some advanced strategies taught by The Flight Doc you will be able to quickly and easily find and take advantage of the...