The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
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.
Matt O'Sullivan AirAsia X has copped criticism from passengers and the competition regulator for the way it dealt with passengers, it's now trying to respond to all claims in two weeks.
Matt O'Sullivan Peak tourism and transport lobby group along with the long-haul pilots' union have labelled the regulator's stance on the partnership 'somewhat unbalanced'.
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas will return to flying on the Perth to Singapore route after a year-long absence with five weekly return services.
Matt O'Sullivan Sydney Airport has appointed director Trevor Gerber as the successor for long-time chairman Max Moore-Wilton when he steps down next month.
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas risks significant penalties at London's heavily congested Heathrow Airport because too many of its flagship A380 super-jumbos have been arriving late.
Matt O'Sullivan Air New Zealand will start competing with Qantas on flights to Texas as it begins a trans-Pacific service to the oil capital of Houston.