It's a case of (sonic) boom to bust. The dream of starting a new era of supersonic air travel takes a hit after developer ceases operations.
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Calls for a boycott of Virgin Australia were trending on Twitter on Tuesday in the wake of CEO Jayne Hrdlicka's comments that borders should reopen even if "some people may die".
''Fly me to the moon, let me play among the stars,'' were lyrics made famous by Frank Sinatra's voice, but Qantas passengers may well be singing the same tune later this month.
A price war on the Sydney-Melbourne route has kicked off with airlines claiming "unprecedented" low fares.
Making up for lost holidays in 2020 was a common theme on board Qantas' mystery flight from Melbourne.
A surge in flights between Sydney and Melbourne has seen the route climb back into the world's 10 busiest, data shows.
We know airlines like to charge fees for extra legroom, but this is ridiculous.
Qantas' first class international lounges, shuttered since March last year, will reopen on Monday to coincide with the start of the trans-Tasman bubble.
The world's most powerful passports for 2021 have been named, but it's unlikely travellers who hold them will be able to take advantage any time soon.
Emirates has flown a special Airbus A380 superjumbo flight with almost 400 passengers on board, all of whom had been vaccinated against COVID-19.
A travel bubble with New Zealand is set to open late on April 18, but for Australians looking to visit other countries, a loophole in the agreement will allow them to do so.
A risque new tourism campaign, purporting to be for South Australia, has generated plenty of attention on social media, but the state's official tourism body has denied any involvement.
An epic world cruise set to depart Sydney in January 2023 has sold out in just one day.
Virgin Australia has scrapped free food in economy class, with passengers now only receiving complimentary water, tea or coffee on flights.
The final A380 superjumbo has taken to the skies for the first time, departing from Airbus' headquarters.