A Qantas A380. (Photo: Qantas)

Qantas’ First A380 Returns Home, Expands Its Regional Brand

The Airbus A380 — regarded as the long-haul, flagship aircraft in the Qantas fleet — was initially planned to be returned home in Australia by mid-December and prepared for operations in the next year. As Australia accelerates its reopening, Qantas wants to further cut the superjumbos' hibernation period and get them back into the skies sooner than initially planned, while expanding its regional operations. Home Run Registered as VH-OQB and nicknamed Hudson Fysh, flight QF6023 was the first A380 flown…

Alaska Airlines Expands Existing Codeshare with British Airways 

Alaska Airlines announced in a press release that it has enhanced its codeshare agreement with major European carrier and fellow oneworld alliance member British Airways. Tuesday’s announcement strengthens the carrier's long standing relationship by adding 16 additional markets. As the industry moves towards normalcy again and the airlines continue to…