Qatar Airways touches down in Canberra

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER A7-BEP touches down at Canberra Airport. (Canberra Airport/Twitter)

Qatar Airways has added a fifth Australian destination to its international network, with the inaugural flight to Canberra touching down on Monday morning. Flight QR906, operated by Boeing 777-300ER A7-BEP, arrived at Canberra at about 0930 on Monday, after a short one-hour hop from Sydney that included a … [Read more...]

Qantas boosts Bali schedule

Qantas plans to replace two Boeing 737-800s with two Airbus A320s for FIFO flights in Western Australia. (Seth Jaworski)

Qantas plans to launch a new daily nonstop flight between Bali and Melbourne while its low-cost-carrier (LCC) unit Jetstar adds more services on the route. From June 23 2018, Qantas will offer a daily 737-800 service on Melbourne-Bali, with QF45 departing Melbourne in the afternoon for an evening arrival … [Read more...]

AirAsia to move Melbourne flights to Avalon

AirAsia X Malaysia is set to be the first international airline to service Avalon Airport once it moves its double-daily Kuala Lumpur flights from Melbourne Tullamarine airport there later this year. No date has been publicly announced for the move to Avalon, with the airport requiring immigration and … [Read more...]