ACCC blocks Qantas’ proposed tie-up with Japan Airlines
ACCC tsar Rod Sims had already given this proposal a tentative thumbs down back in May, so the final decision should hardly come as a surprise.
Olympic Committee chief labels Aussie athletes’ behaviour on JAL flight “unacceptable”
It looks like the Aussie men’s soccer and rugby sevens teams may have taken their respective Olympic losses harder than we thought.
Qantas and Jetstar headquarters to stay put, but flying kangaroo’s JAL alliance in doubt
Qantas and Jetstar staff are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief after facing the prospect of having to move interstate and – god forbid – barrack for another footy team.
Double-decker seat concept grabs the attention of major airlines
by Christian Fleetwood
A new lie-flat airline seat is being proposed as a solution for a good night’s sleep for economy-class travellers, and as a possible social distancing solution for aircraft of all ages.
JAL celebrates two years of Melbourne-Tokyo route by issuing snowboards as boarding passes
Aussie snowboarders looking to shred the slopes of Japan this snow season now have another reason to book their trip.
Airline offers passengers the option to avoid sitting near infants
Want to avoid a six-hour screamfest on your next long-haul flight? This airline has introduced a new policy that is sure to tickle your fancy.
Airline forced to breathalyse staff after co-pilot caught almost 10 times over limit
We have enough trouble operating a computer when we’re drunk let alone a plane. That’s why our articles have so many typos on Fridays.
World’s best and worst airlines and airports revealed
by Daisy Melwani
Which are the world’s most on-time airlines and airports, and which fail to hit the mark? Those that top the list may surprise.
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