Singapore Airlines increases flights to Melbourne, Cairns and Darwin

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will increase operations to four times daily to and from Melbourne, while Cairns and Darwin will increase to five times weekly, as travel demand continues to grow. The Top End will welcome SIA’s newest narrowbody aircraft, the Boeing 737-8 from 2 June for those travelling to Darwin. From Monday 30 May, Cairns …

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Qantas Plans 6 Airbus A380 Flights From Melbourne in June

Qantas passengers flying between Melbourne and Los Angeles next month may get an unexpected upgrade. The Australian airline is using its flagship Airbus A380-800s to operate the sector on certain days of the month. The spacious jumbo is a big step up from the smaller 787=9 Dreamliners which now usually ply the route. Qantas had …

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United Resumes Flights between San Francisco and Melbourne

“The fact that we retained daily passenger service to Australia throughout the lowest points of the pandemic – and were the only airline to do so – shows our commitment to Australia,” said Patrick Quayle, senior vice president of international network and alliances at United. “We are thrilled to resume our San Francisco to Melbourne …

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Jetstar Resumes Saigon Flights from Melbourne and Sydney

(12 Apr 2022, 11:48 +07)  Jetstar has resumed flights to one of Australia’s most popular international holiday destinations, Vietnam. The airline has launched thrice weekly flights to Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) from Melbourne, and two flights per week from Sydney, operated with Boeing 787-8 aircraft. The resumption of flights comes after more than two years …

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Emirates ups its Aussie capacity with more Melbourne flights – Travel Weekly

Emirates has upped its Melbourne flight capacity with a second daily flight between the Victorian capital and Dubai served by its flagship A380 aircraft from May. From 1 May, the airline will offer fourteen weekly services from Dubai to Melbourne, growing Emirates’ seats to over 1,000 a day totalling 700,000 a year between the airline’s …

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Jetstar offers $89 flights from Busselton to Melbourne as new service launched

Dirt cheap flights from Busselton to Melbourne will be up for grabs on Wednesday morning, as Jetstar launches its long-awaited new service. Jetstar’s 12-hour sale, which runs from 10am to 10pm Wednesday (unless sold out prior), will see one-way tickets on offer for $89. The first packed out service, Jetstar flight JQ900, is expected touch …

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United Airlines delays restart of Melbourne-San Francisco flights

Executive Traveller exclusive United Airlines is gearing up for a return for direct flights between Melbourne and the USA, with San Francisco first to appear on the departures board –albeit with a slight delay. The Star Alliance member’s previous restart schedule had the first Melbourne-San Francisco service taking off on Tuesday May 10, with an initial …

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