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‘People like you are paedophiles’: Drunk passenger abuses Qantas cabin crew on Singapore flight

by Christian Fleetwood

We’ve reported on some pretty out there drunken airline rampages but this is definitely one of the most bizarre.

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IATA releases 2018 airline safety performance

by Christian Fleetwood

Off the back of an awful year for air travel, the International Air Transport Association has released its annual safety performance data.

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Boeing quietly launches the world’s longest plane, amid MAX 8 debacle

by Christian Fleetwood

Amid the ongoing international drama surrounding its MAX 8 aircraft, Boeing has unveiled its latest, largest and most efficient long-haul carrier jet: the 777X.

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Airline wrap: more London flights for Emirates, Singapore dabbles in wellness cuisine + more!

Travel Weekly strongly condones the food focus of this week’s Airline Wrap. In fact, our support is so strong we’ve chosen to take an extra lunch break today.

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Air New Zealand engineer among those killed in Friday’s Christchurch shooting

by Christian Fleetwood

Lilik Abdul Hamid, an aircraft maintenance engineer in Christchurch, was in the Deans Avenue Mosque at the time of the attacks.

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Qantas fronts Darwin Senate inquiry for steep pricing on regional fares

Qantas execs are looking a little like well-done rib eye steaks after copping a bit of a grilling during a Senate inquiry.

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Ethiopian Airlines black box shows similarities to Lion Air crash

by Ali Coulton

As French aviation authorities analyse the flight data recorders, Boeing is finalising a software update it hopes will fix problems surrounding its 737 MAX 8.

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NSW storm chaos: travellers delayed by bad weather at Sydney airport

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly does not endorse the supposed “washing” of feet in overflowing gutters, as one of its editors thought to do while wearing thongs in the rain yesterday.

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Big MH370 news: Authorities investigate potential link between debris and diplomat assassination

There are a lot of theories being thrown around about missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, and here’s another one.

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Amadeus partners with Velocity Frequent Flyers for digital transformation

The only thing Travel Weekly staff are partnering with today is some cheap wine and a particularly greasy pizza.

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Boeing facing huge insurance claims from victims of Ethiopian Airlines MAX 8 crash

It’s been a week from hell for Boeing, and it appears the pain won’t be ending anytime soon for the aircraft giant.

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ABC apologises after Virgin passengers subjected to “unsuitable broadcast” of Ethiopian Airlines crash

by Huntley Mitchell

The ABC has apologised after one of its news reports on the Ethiopian Airlines crash was shown on some of Virgin Australia’s flights.

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