They’re the steps we’re told to follow to bag a dirt cheap flight, but according to this deals expert, it’s time to re-write the travel rules.
Passengers are “devastated” and have vowed never to fly with a US airline again after it made a controversial change to its soft drink options.
From flying with celebrities, royals and high-profile businessmen and women, cabin crew on board private jets have seen it all.
A groundbreaking change is just been announced that will affect how Australian passport-holders travel to the UK. Don’t worry, it’s good news.
If there’s one thing Australians love more than a cheap flight, it’s a cheap flight to Hawaii. So when a fare this good comes along, you’ve got to pounce.
Extra-expensive fares are usually something to avoid, but one airline’s new fare guarantees a much more pleasant flying experience.
British Airways has been promoting its $9 new afternoon tea option. But passengers have been outraged to discover something crucial missing.
When it comes to going on holidays, most of us will do just about anything to make the process easier. This trick could be the best we’ve seen.
Qantas has revealed a new flight, and the best part is every seat on board won’t cost money — but there’s a catch.
A new study ranking 72 of the best and worst airlines has been released, with one Australian brand cracking the top five globally.
In a world first, Australian airline Qantas has made a shake up to the way they plan on flying passengers around the world.
An airline has revealed the special meal on board a plane you might want to avoid if you’re after the freshest food possible.
Jetstar stunned Australians with its half-price flights to Hawaii and now the airline has dropped another massive sale to its top destinations.
It’s the sale seeing savvy flyers score serious bargains as Jetstar drops its popular return for free promotion to its top destinations.
Dry skin and bags under your eyes are generally things associated with flying overseas — this couple found something far more special.
It was supposed to be a routine flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi. But instead, this simple oversight made for an embarrassing mistake.
You may want to rethink that croissant before boarding your next flight because airlines may start weighing passengers before they fly.
Flight attendants have always been subjected to rules about how they dress, but this demand is so ridiculous it’s “almost comical”.
Is it a helicopter? Is it a plane? Actually, it’s both in one — and an ambitious company says it’s a year away from flying passengers in it.
It may be Australia’s oldest airline, but according to a ranking of most trusted companies, Qantas isn’t our favourite.
Hours before he told Paris how to deal with the Notre Dame fire, Donald Trump offered some unsolicited advice to Boeing about its MAX jet problem.
The jar of Vegemite looks just like the ones you see on the supermarket shelf but there is one very big difference.
Wealthy first class passengers have been getting away with pretty cheeky behaviour, so Emirates has come up with a solution.
One airline has weighed in on the great debate dividing passengers and it’s bad news for those who like to kick back and stretch out.
The world’s biggest airline has announced they’ll be cancelling a staggering number of daily flights because of ongoing problems with the Boeing.
It may look like something out of a sci-fi film, but this plane bigger than a football field is very real — and made its first takeoff.
It’s been named the world’s best airport for seven years running. But this new feature will completely change the way we travel.
It’s one of the most famous cities in the world, the home of Hollywood blockbusters and Disneyland and now airfares have dropped to an all time low.
The problem with those long haul flights with no stopovers is all the time spent stuck in your seat. This could fix that headache.
It might be on a budget airline, but when you can fly from the east coast of Australia to Greece for less than $350, the cramped legs might be worth it.
It’s not your imagination. Air passengers are getting worse. And in almost all of these incidents on a plane, alcohol is to blame.
It is often the reason your flight is delayed or cancelled. And what’s most frustrating to passengers is a lot of the time, you can’t even see it.
She’s a frequent traveller but until this trip to Japan she’d never come across anything quite like this on a flight before. Actually, make that two things.
It has no windows and designed to fit into the cargo department, but this incredible cabin could be how we travel in the future.
A gay traveller has asked Flight Centre to reassess its relationship with a Brunei airline after the country enforced anti-gay laws.
It may look like a scatter of white dots and, well, that’s exactly what it is. But these dots will say a lot about your flight.
Jetstar passengers were met with lengthy delays caused by an IT outage that hit check-ins at airports across the country.
The people have spoken, the votes have been counted and the best airline in Australia — for the third year in a row — has been named.
A Sydney Airport cafe has come under fire after one customer was left very unimpressed when they ordered some vegemite on toast.
If you’re about to book a flight, check the fine print. This little detail could put you at 10 times the risk of having your flight cancelled.
If you dare to press that little button you’re a disrespectful jerk, according to an incensed travel writer. But is this really a rule we shouldn’t break?
A gay couple who contacted Smart Traveller about travelling to a nation that stones people to death for gay sex received shocking advice.
Dozens of planes were diverted away from Sydney Airport and hundreds of passengers stuck on the tarmac after a control tower issue.
He was at the airline’s check-in desk when a passenger broke out in a furious rage — and what happened next could be the best upgrade story ever.
There are a lot of planes in the skies between our nation’s two biggest cities, leading to new claims about overworked staff.
A multimillion-dollar spat between Qantas and a major airport is holding up the airline’s planned new route from Perth to Paris, according to CEO.
Bali, Phuket, Queensland … Jetstar’s latest “return for free” package sale has just dropped — and it’s the airline’s biggest yet.
As Boeing 737 Max 8s around the world continue to be grounded, more and more are being shipped to a remote desert graveyard.
Of all the things passengers can eat on Virgin Australia flights, this snack is by far the public’s favourite, with 20,000 eaten every month.
If you’ve got a long wait at the airport, or just feeling a little jet-lagged before your flight, this man’s nifty solution may be a godsend.
Qantas has just revealed what passengers are really getting up to on those marathon, non-stop flights between Perth and London.
Passengers on BA3271 to Dusseldorf were a little surprised when the plane touched down and they heard “welcome to Edinburgh”.
In what has been a horror few weeks for Boeing, the plane manufacturer has quietly launched their new 777X aircraft.
Air NZ has been forced to change the prices of Christchurch fares, after an angry customer slammed them for charging over $700.
The woman threatened with being kicked off a flight because of her crop top has been slammed on social media after appearing on a TV show.
When it comes to long-haul flights, it’s almost impossible to get some sleep in economy. But this new seat is a total game-changer.
Sydney Airport is in battle mode, with flights cancelled and passengers facing significant delays after a wild storm lashed the city.
A 21-year-old tourist travelling with friends was humiliated after an airline shamed her for wearing an “offensive” crop top while boarding a plane.
A woman from the UK flying to Australia to visit her sister claims she was forced to hide as Qantas served nuts during her flight.
A plane has been forced to make an emergency turn around after a woman reportedly left her baby in the terminal of an airport.
It’s considered one of the best airports in the world already so how does it up its game? With a jaw dropping renovation.
Domestic passengers have been complaining the 7kg-per-item limit for cabin bags is too small, so Qantas has overhauled the restrictions.
From the cabin crew rest area to the pilots’ bedroom, we’re taking you behind the scenes of a Qantas 787 Dreamliner.
Sitting next to an empty seat, or scoring a vacant row, is every flyer’s dream. This is your best chance of making it happen.
Virgin Atlantic has announced a game-changing new policy for female flight attendants. But it has left a lot of people scratching their heads.
The crisis in Pakistan has resulted in chaotic scenes at an airport after a Thai airline cancelled all flights over the conflict zone.
If you thought all this week’s travel bargains were over, think again. Jetstar’s just launched a new sale for a bunch of overseas destinations.
A mother is being praised for the thoughtful way she handled a dreaded situation when travelling with her four-month-old baby on a flight.
Just when you’d ruled out Hawaii as too expensive, along comes a return-for-free deal with flights and accommodation for just $899.
A passenger made international headlines with this unsettling discovery on a flight, but it turns out the world’s biggest airlines have the same — including Qantas.
A Virgin plane has smashed a long-standing record on a flight from LA to London, doing something the plane is not designed for.
Have you ever searched for your seat in the plane cabin and noticed the rows seem to skip a number? Many airlines do that on purpose.
Passengers can expect to see major changes on their Qantas and Jetstar flights — and they’re due to be introduced across both airlines this year.
An Air New Zealand flight has been refused permission to land in Iran with the pilot told to turn around mid-flight.
Airlines in the US say they will change part of how passengers book flights, which has come as welcome news to many travellers.
Forget spending a fortune on at the airport — this frugal flyer says these cheap supermarket buys belong in every plane passenger’s carry-on.
Airline crew in the cabin and cockpit have their own secret language. And this is the two-word phrase you should hope they never use.
They’re calling it the Deal of the Decade — and that’s not just a cute slogan. The latest airline sale has fares to Europe from Australia for less than $300.
It’s the seat most passengers try hard to avoid, but this frequent flyer says he’ll pay extra and even change his travel dates to get it. Here’s why.
Rather than assign passengers seats on the plane, this major airline makes them scramble for the best seats in the cabin. Sounds like carnage, but there’s a brilliant reason for it.
A booking trick that could save hundreds on flights has been used by savvy flyers for years. But someone's just been busted.
If you see these three letters on your boarding pass, you probably aren’t going to have the smoothest journey, an airline worker has revealed.
They are the annoying parts of travel that can really spoil your holiday. Here’s how to avoid them.
The online rental platform has hired a new executive as it reveals a bold new plan that may change the way we travel for good.
It may seem like a common scene at an airport, but a dad who shared a photo of his daughter on an iPad has gone viral.
A collaboration between Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola has gone awry after passengers became creeped out by the napkins they were handed.
There’s a new argument for letting planes fly in and out of Sydney airport all night, but a lot of people are calling BS on that logic.
A new report claims there are dangers of checking into a flight online, and that one Australian airline is “putting passengers’ data at risk”.
Virgin Australia has finally named the new chief executive that will replace outgoing boss John Borghetti - and his astonishing salary.
A mother has penned a savage letter to a fellow passenger who became irritated while flying alongside her young daughter.
A plane full of people left on board a flight for six hours without water or food say they felt ‘kidnapped’ by the airline.
Many have fantasised about it, but the reality of joining ‘that’ club makes most think twice, except for one passenger who has revealed how he got away with having sex on a flight twice.
If you’re after an upgrade while flying, a former flight attendant says there’s one meal you should probably avoid ordering.
It was the safety video that featured some of New Zealand’s best musicians, but the clip has been pulled from all flights following heavy criticism.
You may not realise straight away, but airports are full of hidden design features to ensure we spend big before going on a flight.
The destination Australians can’t get enough of just got even more enticing, with Jetstar launching a half-price sale on flights to Japan.