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Qantas flight cancellation leaves scores of Aussie scouts stranded at LAX

by Christian Fleetwood

The big bird of Qantas’ international fleet, the Airbus a380, has left a large group of Aussie scouts stranded in LA due to a mechanical issue.

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Aviation wrap: Qantas-American Airlines JV given a tick, Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 flight + more!

It’s raining, its pouring, and the old man is snoring in Sydney today. However, that hasn’t stopped Travel Weekly from delivering this week’s aviation wrap.

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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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Qantas cancels order of eight Airbus A380s, signalling end of the ‘giant of the skies’

by Ali Coulton

Looks like the airline industry’s love affair with the jet is coming to an end, with the aircraft seen watching Bridget Jones’s Diary and sobbing into a tub of ice cream.

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Qantas updates its international network

Meanwhile, we’re updating our wardrobe after discovering that fluoro yellow is no longer our colour.

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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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Qantas denies plane engine “blew up”

by Hannah Edensor

Qantas has hosed down reports an aircraft’s engine burst into flames en route to Melbourne. See what we did there?

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