Qantas to operate three test flights in order to launch direct routes to London Heathrow and New York JFK

Qantas has announced three ultra long-haul research flights to gather new data about inflight passenger and crew health and wellbeing. The flights form part of planning for Project Sunrise – Qantas’ goal to operate regular, non-stop commercial flights from the east coast of Australia (Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne) to London and New York. The three…

Cathay Pacific CEO in shock resignation

The British CEO of Cathay Pacific has resigned over participation of some of it’s workers in the Hong Kong protests. Chief Customer and Commercial Officer, Paul Loo has also resigned. The news was announced on Chinese state media, rather than through Hong Kong business channels. Last week China warned Cathay Pacific that employees that “support…

Miniature horses allowed to fly in cabin by U.S. Department of Transportation as emotional support

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that miniature horses are still officially allowed to fly as service animals in all cabins of commercial planes, in a statement aiming to define the guidelines regarding protections for emotional support and psychiatric service cats, dogs and the tiny equines. Last Thursday, the agency released its final statement of enforcement…