Category Archives: Business

Qantas Triples the Size of it’s LA Lounges with Completion of Major Upgrade

Qantas Triples The Size Of Its La Lounges With Completion Of Major Upgrade

Managing airline Qantas together with joint owners and oneworld partners Cathay Pacific and British Airways have unveiled the final stage of the Los Angeles Business Lounge refurbishment, with the opening of additional space and more dining options. It follows the opening of stage one of the development in June 2014 and the opening of the

Virgin Australia’s Business Class Takes to New Zealand’s Skies for the First Time

Virgin Australias Business Class Takes To New Zealands Skies For The First Time

Virgin Australia’s award-winning Business Class will begin flying across the Tasman tomorrow, as part of a progressive rollout in the New Zealand and Pacific Island markets. The inaugural return flight will operate from Auckland to Sydney and signifies an enhancement to the airline’s premium service offering on trans-Tasman and Pacific Island routes. All other services

Cathay Pacific Named ‘World’s Best Airline’ For Fourth Time in Annual Skytrax Awards

Cathay Pacific Named Worlds Best Airline For Fourth Time In Annual Skytrax Awards

Cathay Pacific Airways has once again been named “World’s Best Airline” in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards. This is the fourth time Cathay Pacific has received the World’s Best Airline honour – the only airline to achieve such a feat. The carrier also took the title in 2003, 2005 and 2009. The latest Skytrax

Qantas to Invite Domestic Customers to Check-In Via SMS with New Service

Qantas To Invite Domestic Customers To Check In Via Sms With New Service

From today Qantas will begin rolling out a new Auto Check-in service that invites customers via their own device to complete check-in and access their boarding pass in three simple clicks. Designed to streamline travel for domestic passengers, the new technology aims to improve the experience of customers not already taking advantage of check-in via

Virgin Australia’s Business Class Now on Sale on Trans-Tasman & Pacific Island Routes

Virgin Australias Business Class Now On Sale

Virgin Australia today announced travellers can now purchase Business Class tickets on Trans-Tasman and Pacific Island routes, enhancing the airline’s premium service offering in these markets. The Sydney to Auckland route will be the first to offer Business Class, with flights launching on 28 February 2015. All other services will come into effect on 31

Qantas Unveils New A330 Business Suites with Seat Recline from Take-off To Landing

Qantas Unveils New A330 Business Suites With Seat

Qantas customers are set to enjoy a new standard of luxury on international flights to Asia, Hawaii and key domestic routes, with the airline unveiling the final design of new Business Suites to feature on its A330 fleet, to be progressively introduced from later this year. Designed in collaboration with Marc Newson, the new Business

Etihad Airways Launches Arrivals Lounge in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways Launches Arrivals Lounge In Abu Dhabi

– Airline celebrates milestone opening of first Arrivals Lounge – Exciting new ‘SHAVE by Etihad Airways’ concept introduced  – Innovative 10-minute clothes steaming service while guests shower – Café style refreshments inspired by gourmet flavours from around the world Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has enhanced its premium service offering at Abu Dhabi

Virgin Australia Opens Australia’s First Premium Exit from Melbourne Lounge

Virgin Australia Opens Australias First Premium Exit

Virgin Australia today announced a major enhancement to its domestic lounge network, with the introduction of the airline’s first ‘Premium Exit’, providing easy and seamless access to the departure pier directly from the Melbourne Lounge. In an Australian first, Velocity Platinum and Gold Frequent Flyer members, Lounge members, and Business Class guests flying out of

Qantas Customers Can Keep Their Phones, Laptops On From Gate to Gate

Qantas Customers Can Keep Their Phones Laptops On From Gate To Gate

Qantas customers are now able to use their personal electronic devices such as smart phones, tablets and music players in flight mode, for the duration of each flight, providing uninterrupted access to work and entertainment. Qantas was approved to revise its personal electronic device policy by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority today following new guidance on the

Etihad Airways Introduces New Mobile Boarding Passes

Etihad Airways Introduces New Mobile Boarding Passes

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced mobile boarding passes on select routes for guests using its mobile online check-in facility. The new program offers increased check-in options, reduces paper wastage, eliminates the risk of boarding pass loss, and enables the storage of multiple boarding passes on one mobile device.