Emirates celebrate 15 years of Auckland operations, connecting Auckland with The World.

Emirates AirlinesDate Posted 31/08/2018 Since the Dubai based carriers inaugural flight back in 2003, Emirates has transported over two million passengers to and from Auckland in the fifteen years of operations into New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland. Operating 21 flights each week to Dubai, Bali (Denpasar) and beyond. Emirates began services into Auckland with daily flights via Sydney and Melbourne, adding Brisbane down the track … Continue reading Emirates celebrate 15 years of Auckland operations, connecting Auckland with The World.

The Antonov arrives in Adelaide to deliver military vehicles, also everything you need to know about this giant.

UR-8200928/08/2018Antonov An-124 Today, a much loved aircraft decided to pay a visit to Adelaide just after lunch, after a delayed departure from Darwin Airport earlier in the morning. The Ukrainian mothership, the Antonov An-124 departed U-Tapao International Airport (UTP) in Thailand at 2207hrs (local time, UTC+7) on route to Darwin (DRW). The flight time to Darwin was just over six hours, touching down on Australian … Continue reading The Antonov arrives in Adelaide to deliver military vehicles, also everything you need to know about this giant.

New amenity packs, headphones and writing kits now being rolled out across the whole Emirates fleet.

Emirates AirlineDate Posted 23/08/2018 The Dubai based carrier has upgraded its own premium offering on board with brand new luxury products and amenities in their First and Business Class cabins, offering a more comfortable travel experience. These products stem from collaborations and partnerships with BYREDO Skin Care, Bowers and Wilkins and long-time partner Bulgari for the latest offerings. Customers travelling in First Class will find … Continue reading New amenity packs, headphones and writing kits now being rolled out across the whole Emirates fleet.

EXCLUSIVE: Stay at the brand new Atura Adelaide Airport with this special offer! Rooms available for $160p/n.

Event Hotel Group OfferDate Posted: 27/08/2018 In an Aussie Weekend Traveller first, the Atura Adelaide Airport has be generous enough to pass on an exclusive rate for Aussie Weekend Traveller readers, fellow AvGeeks and Plane Spotters with the hotel offering the Ultimate Plane Spotting Package.  “Our Runway King and Twin rooms deliver the ultimate setting for plane spotting from the comforts of your own room. … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Stay at the brand new Atura Adelaide Airport with this special offer! Rooms available for $160p/n.

How the first Adelaide Airport Hotel became what it is today, plus a sneak peek prior to opening.

Event Hotel Group NewsDate Posted: 27/08/2018 As all my followers would have noticed that I have been closely following the progress of the brand new Atura hotel, situated next door to the Adelaide Airport Terminal. This is the first time we have seen an Atura branded hotel in South Australia and it’s also the first airport hotel in Adelaide, which is pretty exciting if you … Continue reading How the first Adelaide Airport Hotel became what it is today, plus a sneak peek prior to opening.

REVIEW: QF2422, Newcastle to Brisbane (Dash 8 Q400)

Flight Review, Qantas Airways (QF2422), Newcastle (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE).Date Flown: 13/08/2018 Qantas currently operates daily flights out of Newcastle Airport, travelling between Newcastle and Brisbane. Qantas share these flights with their low cost carrier, Jetstar. Jetstar operates a more frequent schedule out of Newcastle, offering passengers a choice of 21 flights each week, with Qantas only operating 11 flights each week. Both Qantas Group … Continue reading REVIEW: QF2422, Newcastle to Brisbane (Dash 8 Q400)

Emirates announced a new codeshare agreement with Trenitalia, a railway company in Italy…..

Emirates AirlineDate Posted 22/08/2018 What happens when an airline can’t fly a plane between some of Italy’s most picturesque cities? They announce a codeshare agreement, but it’s not like any other codeshare agreement as it not with another airline. The new partnership is with Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway company. The new agreement between Emirates and Trenitalia was announced at the start of this month, enabling … Continue reading Emirates announced a new codeshare agreement with Trenitalia, a railway company in Italy…..

Australia’s second voco hotel announced in the picturesque Yarra Valley, opening in 2021.

IHG Hotel NewsDate Posted: 20/08/2018 Not every day an Australian Entrepreneur signs an agreement to rebrand one of his properties as a hotel, especially not one that has a huge hotel chain behind it. Martyn Barnes Yarra Valley property will be branded as a voco hotel, one of the Intercontinental Hotel Groups (IHG) brand new hotel brands. It’s set to be an upscale hotel that … Continue reading Australia’s second voco hotel announced in the picturesque Yarra Valley, opening in 2021.

ALERT: Virgin Australia Travellers. Expect Delays as construction has commenced at Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 3 (T3).

Virgin AustraliaDate Posted 19/08/2018 Virgin Australia has begun construction on their Melbourne Airport Terminal, Terminal 3 (T3). This upgrade was announced way back in December last year and re-enforced the airlines commitment to redeveloping its domestic terminals. The upgrades will also see a premium lounge entry for Business Class passengers as well as their high-tiered velocity members. Thankfully there will be a new ramp built … Continue reading ALERT: Virgin Australia Travellers. Expect Delays as construction has commenced at Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 3 (T3).

More than 7,000 items get your British Airways flight off the ground, and what was the most unusual cargo item transported this year?

British AirwaysDate Posted: 17/08/2018 During the summer holiday period there are over 7,000 items loaded onto each aircraft to cater for all their customers on board. As the summer holidays reach full swing, British Airways has released some interesting data on what and who is on just one of the 850 British Airways operated flights which are in the sky each day. These figures are … Continue reading More than 7,000 items get your British Airways flight off the ground, and what was the most unusual cargo item transported this year?