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Qantas to inspect Airbus A380s for “fine” wing cracks

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas will take a peek at the rear spars of its big-mumma jets after an international AD was issued over “fine” cracks being found in the wings.

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Airbus to cease production of A380 superjumbo jet

by Ali Coulton

The announcement signals the end of an era for the aviation industry. We’ll be raising a tearful glass to the ‘giant of the skies’ at knock-off drinks this afternoon.

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The unbelievable amount of parts in A380 Airbuses

by Daisy Doctor

The amount of work that goes into making an Airbus plane is jaw-dropping. Though we would argue Ikea furniture is still harder to assemble.

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Emirates kills reports A380s are dead, orders 36 jets

by Daisy Doctor

Just when we thought A380 jumbo jets were heading for the exit, it turns out they’re only just taking flight. Ok, we admit that pun was a little stretched.

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Emirates pilot draws Christmas tree in the sky

We thought our plastic Kmart Christmas tree was impressive. This Emirates pilot may have outdone us. A tiny bit.

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Qantas announces new cabin upgrade plans

by Lauren Croft

Thought we couldn’t possibly write another Qantas story today? Well here’s another one for the reading list!

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Qantas puts “safety first” as passengers rage over delay

by Hannah Edensor

We were raging over the latest Qantas delay fiasco, although we weren’t actually on the flight, we just needed to vent.

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Flight Review: Emirates Sydney – Dubai A380

by Tara Harrison

We’re thrilled to fly with the masses to bring you this Economy Class review. No, we’re not still sulking.

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Emirates adds more capacity to Perth

Emirates will upgrade its second daily Perth service to an A380 aircraft in August, adding almost 100,000 additional seats per year on the route.

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Melbourne gets Etihad luxury treatment

Any Melburnians out there with a wad of cash burning a hole in their pocket and an urge to travel? Etihad has just the ticket.

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Luxury for the long-haul with Etihad

by Gabriella Warden

The new partnership between Etihad Airways and private charter Chapman Freeborn raises the bar for first class travel in the aviation industry.

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Emirates launches double-daily to Melb

by Hannah Edensor

Australia is now the the third largest A380 destination for Emirates in the world, after the airline cranked its Aussie services up a notch.

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