Stats show the changing fortunes of Qantas International

Buried within the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics’ latest monthly international airline activity report is a remarkable stat. For the month of November 2015, Qantas flew 10.7 per cent more international passengers into and out of Australia than it did in November 2014. When was the … [Read more...]

Virgin’s push for Perth

Virgin Australia's new business class cabin on Airbus A330-200 VH-XFH. (Seth Jaworski)

COMMENT: Virgin Australia's new "The Business" highlights how much the airline has changed the aviation landscape in this country, writes Chris Frame. Perth has become a strongly contested city in the battle of Australia’s two major airline groups; and this is one contest that Virgin Australia is … [Read more...]

Qantas in Perth – a changed landscape

A busy morning for the Qantas domestic terminal at Perth Airport. (Chris Frame)

COMMENT: Perth-based Qantas Frequent Flyer member Chris Frame says relaunch of Perth-Singapore is just one example of the Qantas's new initiatives in Western Australia alongside investment in additional lounges, terminal upgrades and network changes. Sitting in the Qantas Club last week, as the sun rises … [Read more...]