Stories: Air

Our World: Fly the world on a plate with aviation expert Geoffrey Thomas

Grace Millimaci

Flying has become more affordable than ever.

“It once cost months or even years of salary to travel, whereas today there are some terrific deals, so it’s just a few days’ salary,” The West Australian Aviation Editor Geoffrey Thomas says.

Arrivals & Departures: Flying the World Dinner

Staff Writer

From being chased by a black bear and a moose to nursing a rock lobster half way around the world, Geoffrey Thomas has had some amazing experiences in covering aviation and travel. 

Travel Story: Dream ride to Singapore

Stephen Scourfield

Singapore Airlines will use the new Dreamliner 787-10 on one of its daily flights to Perth.

Aviation: Perth-London direct flight: What it's really like in economy class

Natalie Richards

Thinking of booking the new Qantas direct flight from WA to the UK? Here's the lowdown on the 17 hours of nonstop flying...

Audio: Talking Travel: Dealing with jet-lag

Staff Writer

If anyone should know how to cope with jet-lag, Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield should. On the phone from London, he tells Matt Layton, host of the Spirit Drive show, about how he deals with the effects of travelling across multiple timezones.

Arrivals & Departures: Planning a visit to the Great North West

Staff Writer

The Great North West is a land of epic elements and a great wet season has set up a classic dry - the perfect time to visit.

The Travel Club Show : The Great North West

Staff Writer

After a record wet season in many parts, a tremendous adventure awaits in the Great North West this dry season. Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield has visited the Kimberley and Pilbara many times over the last 30 years and explains all you need to know to plan your own adventure. 

Arrivals & Departures: Airline deals: Get a free Dubai stopover with Emirates

Gemma Nisbet

Fly to destinations including London from $1269 return and get a free night's stay in Dubai.

Arrivals & Departures: New Rex flights between Perth and Carnarvon/Monkey Mia go on sale

Gemma Nisbet

Tickets are on sale for the new Regional Express (Rex) flights from Perth to Carnarvon and Monkey Mia.

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