Virgin Australia

Asia’s back: World’s best airlines revealed

Asian airlines have dominated this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards, with Singapore Airlines named the new world No.1.<p>It’s the first time in four …

Top 10

Virgin brings back direct flights from Newcastle to New Zealand

Virgin Australia will start flying directly between Newcastle and Auckland from November, the first international route out of Williamtown airport in …

New Zealand

Why Virgin chose Auckland for Newcastle Airport’s first overseas destination in 16 years

Auckland may not be the first New Zealand destination that springs to mind when Australians contemplate a trip across the ditch.

New Zealand

Virgin Australia is launching summer flights to New Zealand from Newcastle

Newcastle Airport, two hours north of Sydney, is going international, with Virgin Australia announcing it will run seasonal thrice-weekly flights to …

Air Travel

Singapore Airlines named world's best, as Virgin drops nine spots

Singapore Airlines has been named the world's best airline for the fourth time in the annual World Airline Awards.

Singapore Airlines

Newcastle to New Zealand flights begin, 16 years after route was cancelled

New South Wales will soon have a second gateway to New Zealand, with three new flights per week from Newcastle set to start later this year.<p>Virgin …

New Zealand

A-League: Brisbane Roar recruit Adam Taggart still harbouring Socceroos dreams

ADAM Taggart says playing under John Aloisi at Brisbane Roar gives him his best chance of regaining his Socceroos jersey.<p>Taggart, 25, was a member of …

Australia

Virgin Australia to launch Newcastle-Auckland flights

by David Flynn | July 18, 2018<p>Virgin Australia will begin flying from Newcastle to Auckland from November this year, with the new seasonal route …

Air New Zealand

TV guide: How to watch the Supercars Ipswich SuperSprint on FOX SPORTS

FOX SPORTS has every Supercars practice session, qualifying session and race LIVE and AD BREAK-FREE in HD from the 2018 Ipswich SuperSprint.<p>With a …

Sport (Australia)

Supercars: Jamie Whincup can’t afford to relax at Queensland Raceway ‘home’

IT’S home, sweet home, but Jamie Whincup knows he must be wary of getting “stuck in a rut” at Queensland Raceway in Ipswich this weekend.<p>Whincup …

Motorsport

Lots of firsts, including Christmas Eve games, in bigger Big Bash fixture

MELBOURNE Stars officials promised to get their players home in time for Christmas after the club was scheduled to play its first ever Christmas Eve …

Christmas Eve

Virgin plane with passengers on board 'catches fire at Sydney airport'

A plane with passengers on board has caught fire at Sydney airport.<p>Paramedics were called out to the incident on Tuesday morning, believed to involve …

Airports

The world's new No. 1 airline for 2018 is ...

Singapore Airlines has been named the world’s No. 1 airline, knocking off 2017 winner Qatar Airways, according to the annual World Airline Awards published by Skytrax.<p>Singapore’s title – its first since 2008 and fourth overall – comes after it finished second in last year’s World Airline Awards. It …

Aviation

Kane Cornes' Team of the Week, R17: Who makes it?

THAT was the breakout game I was waiting for from Geelong superstar <b>Patrick Dangerfield</b> and he was a lock in my round 17 Team of the Week, brought to …

Australia

Virgin flight turns back at Sydney Airport after reports of a fire 

Virgin flight with 100 passengers on board forced to turn back after reports of a fire on board the aircraft<p><b>Emergency services responded to an</b> …

Emergency Medicine

Westpac Altitude Platinum AMEX Mastercard combo

Introduction<p>Following last year's changes to credit card 'interchange fees' which had sweeping effects for bank-issued American Express cards, …

Flying

'Hidden' Partner Award Flights You Can Book Through Major US Airlines

It’s usually pretty easy to find and book the award flight you’re looking for. Even if you’re looking to fly a foreign airline, with US carriers like …

Travel

Airport evacuated, flights delayed after woman accidentally triggers lockdown

Cairns Airport, in far north Queensland, Australia, was thrown into lockdown after a woman accidentally set off an alarm and forced hundreds of people outside.<p>Photos taken at the airport showed hundreds of people standing out the front of the normally busy terminal.<p>Cairns Airport tweeted that …

Flying

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Jeep news from around the world.

Jurassic World

TPG Readers Reveal Plans for SPG Points Prior to the Marriott Merger

With the launch of the new unified Marriott/SPG/Ritz-Carlton program just around the corner in August, we’ve been keeping a close eye on …

Travel

Earn (Lots of) Delta MQDs by Flying with Partner Airlines

Ever since Delta added a revenue requirement for earning Medallion status back in 2014, members who want to earn or maintain elite status have needed …

Travel

Regional airline says Qantas and Virgin cause chaos by stealing pilots

'Selfish and irresponsible': Australia's third biggest airline says Qantas and Virgin are causing widespread chaos and disruptions by stealing their …

Qantas

Wimbledon 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in marathon semi-final

NOVAK Djokovic has overcome Rafael Nadal in another All England Club thriller to scrape into the Wimbledon final, catapulting the Serb to within …

Tennis

How to Spend Less and Do More in Napa Valley

Traveling to and experiencing all Napa Valley has to offer can get pricey. But here's a guide that will walk you through how to do tastings, visit …

Wine

Virgin Australia Adds Seasonal Flights To Short-Haul Routes

Virgin Australia is boosting its flight schedule on short-haul international routes to New Zealand and the Pacific Islands over the southern summer …

Aviation

Virgin Australia adds transtasman flights after bust-up with Air New Zealand

Virgin Australia will add more seats across the Tasman over summer as its alliance with Air New Zealand ends.<p>Virgin has fired back in what is shaping …

New Zealand

Confirmed: T-Mobile Adding 50+ More Countries to Free Text and 2G Data!

T-Mobile is sending text messages to subscribers announcing a price increase from $0.20/minute to $0.25/minute for roaming calls from counties …

T-Mobile

Matthew Brabham is hopeful his PWC debut this weekend can open doors in sports cars...

Photo: CRP Racing<p>Matthew Brabham says he is hopeful his last-minute chance to make his Pirelli World Challenge and GT3 debut this weekend at Portland …

Motorsport

Air wars: How Etihad flopped and rivals soared in Gulf battle for the skies

Launched 15 years ago and backed by Abu Dhabi, the UAE's richest emirate, Etihad Airways plotted a course to take stakes in airlines around the globe …

Flying

Drop everything: $51 flights to Asia

First AirAsia dropped the news that it would be launching the first international flights from Melbourne’s Avalon Airport.<p>Then to sweeten the deal, …

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