The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Matt O'Sullivan A bunfight between foreign airlines such as Emirates and regional carriers is brewing over charges for the next five years for air-traffic control services and firefighting at Australian airports.
Matt O'Sullivan The airline has forecast that its fuel bill will be as much as $550 million less than last year.
Matt O'Sullivan Travellers are starting to feel the end of the capacity war between Qantas and Virgin Australia as air fares surge from a year ago.
Matt O'Sullivan Sydney Airport chief executive Kerrie Mather expects double-digit growth in big-spending Chinese visitors to be further fuelled by a free-trade agreement, an easing on visa restrictions, and a...
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas shares surged as much as 10 per cent early on Tuesday – the highest level since September 2008.
Matt O'Sullivan Jetstar will launch direct flights between the Gold Coast and Wuhan in central China, targeting the fast-growing Chinese tourism market.
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas faces increased competition on air routes to the Philippines after the Abbott government agreed to increase the cap on flights between the two countries by 55 per cent over the next year.
Matt O'Sullivan With the Abbott government determined to throw open the doors to foreign airlines, there are questions about whether the country will always be able to call on Qantas in times of crisis.
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas is understood to be recruiting about 100 flight attendants for its international services because of increased flying to destinations such as Japan.
Matt O'Sullivan Jetstar expects two of its A320s damaged when they were doused in fire-retardant foam at its maintenance hangar at Newcastle Airport late last month to return to service within the next two weeks.
Matt O'Sullivan Virgin Australia has been able to fly below the radar for the past five year as Qantas went through one of its most tumultuous periods. But that luxury has come to an abrupt end.
Matt O'Sullivan An end to the domestic capacity war between the country's two biggest airlines has helped Virgin Australia shrink its third-quarter loss to $28 million.
Matt O'Sullivan Domestic fares are on the rise, helping Qantas post another month of higher returns in the key domestic market as it benefited from the Cricket World Cup boosting demand for flights,
Matt O'Sullivan Australians are voicing their abhorrence at the executions of the Bali 9 duo but Qantas and Webjet say travellers show no sign of boycotting popular tourist destinations in Indonesia such as Bali.
Matt O'Sullivan Elizabeth Bryan's selection as chairman comes ahead of the release on Friday of Virgin's quarterly earnings results, which are expected to show the airline continuing to benefit from the end to a...
Matt O'Sullivan Airbus insists airlines will increasingly order larger aircraft due to congested airports and soaring demand for travel, despite lacklustre sales of its flagship A380 superjumbos.
Matt O'Sullivan Jetstar has committed to increasing flights to Avalon Airport near Geelong after the Victorian government and the airport's owner, Linfox, agreed to a $26 million funding lifeline over the next...
Matt O'Sullivan Perth Airport has suffered its first decline in quarterly passenger traffic in 12 years because of a fall in mining activity in Western Australia leading to a drop in domestic travellers.
Matt O'Sullivan There's relief in sight for Australian travellers who have long complained about the high cost of flights to South America, as Chile's LAN Airlines and Qantas increase capacity, and Air New Zealand...
Matt O'Sullivan With southerly winds of up to 100 kilometres per hour, passengers have endured hair-raising landings at Sydney Airport over the last three days.