AIR CANADA ADDS DIRECT MELBOURNE TO VANCOUVER FLIGHTS

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...

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QANTAS LAUNCHES DIRECT PERTH-LONDON FLIGHTS

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...

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QANTAS BEGINS TESTING WIFI

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...

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VIRGIN READY TO LAUNCH WIFI TRIAL

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,...

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QANTAS UNVEILS NEW LOS ANGELES MAINTENANCE FACILITY

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...

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FIRST QANTAS DREAMLINER TO FLY MELBOURNE-LOS ANGELES

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...

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QANTAS TO FLY PERTH-LONDON NON-STOP

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...

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FAST QANTAS INFLIGHT WIFI COMING SOON

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...

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THE FLIGHT DOC TIP OF THE WEEK

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...

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VIRGIN AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES INFLIGHT WI-FI

Virgin Australia will introduce inflight Wi-Fi on its Domestic and International fleet from mid-2017. Virgin's Boeing 737-800, Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 aircraft will be equipped with inflight Wi-Fi. Virgin Australia Group Chief Executive John Borghetti made the announcement at the...

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