Chris's articles (142)

United Airlines spreads its wings with Brisbane-San Francisco flights

United adds a third Australian capital to its map, bringing much needed US connectivity back to Brisbane.

13 June 2022.

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United Airlines Boeing 787

United States lifts pre-departure COVID testing requirements

You'll soon be able to travel to the USA without having to get a COVID test before you fly, as is already the case when travelling to many other countries.

11 June 2022.

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Statue of Liberty

Qantas Airbus A330 Economy (Perth – Brisbane)

This trek from coast to coast is one of Australia's longest domestic routes, and the Airbus A330 certainly makes the voyage more comfortable in Economy.

09 June 2022.

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Qantas Airbus A330 Economy

What’s next on the agenda for Singapore Airlines’ premium passengers?

With Singapore Airlines' new premium lounges now open at Changi Airport, there's more on the horizon for high flyers.

03 June 2022.

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Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 Business Class

Virgin Australia Lounge, Sydney

This lounge earned its fame as home to Australia's first Premium Entry channel. But what's the experience like with the fast lane locked shut?

01 June 2022.

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Virgin Australia Lounge, Sydney

Virgin Australia Boeing 737 Economy Class (Brisbane-Sydney)

We focus a lot on the pointy end, but what's it like flying down the back? Here's what to expect on Virgin Australia.

01 June 2022.

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Virgin Australia Boeing 737

First look: Inside Singapore Airlines’ new Changi Airport lounges

Singapore Airlines raises the curtain on its new flagship lounges at Changi Airport – including The Private Room – and Point Hacks is in The Lion City for the big reveal.

30 May 2022.

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Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge

Singapore Airlines brings flatbed Business Class to every Australian flight

Whether your journey to Singapore is a quick hop or a longer trek, look forward to lie-flat seating with Singapore Airlines every time you fly from Down Under.

29 May 2022.

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Singapore Airlines Boeing 737-8 Business Class

Virgin Australia eyes broader Hawaiian Airlines partnership as it spreads its international wings

In this exclusive chat with Point Hacks, Virgin Australia CEO Jayne Hrdlicka tips what's next to come on the airline's long-haul agenda.

27 May 2022.

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Virgin Australia CEO Jayne Hrdlicka

Emporium Hotel South Bank, Brisbane

Some travellers chase room upgrades – but why not upgrade your hotel choice instead, to this five-star alternative?

27 May 2022.

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Emporium Hotel South Bank