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Australian family accuses Jetstar of racism after being refused permission to fly

by Christian Fleetwood

A family who was refused permission to board a Jetstar flight has accused the low-cost carrier of racism, and is seeking an apology and compensation.

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“Saddle class, anyone?”: are Aussie airlines considering stand-up plane seats?

by Ali Coulton

That’s right, folks. The standing plane seat is back and more terrifying than ever. We’ll be sleeping with the lights on for the next few nights, as this is the stuff of nightmares.

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Domestic air travel on the rise, with one generation leading the way

The only thing on the rise in our office today is midday naps and sore heads. We may have gone too hard on the free champagne last night.

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Jetstar hit with $1.95m fine for misleading refund claims

Jetstar has been forced to return its new office chaise longue and smudge-proof fridge after being served a whopping fine for misleading consumers.

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Bali’s Mount Agung erupts again and… cue the flight cancellations and delays

by Huntley Mitchell

Like clockwork, Mount Agung has spewed its guts up once again, causing chaos amongst the airlines flying in and out of Bali.

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Man removed from Jetstar flight after hurling abuse and headbutting federal police officer

A disruptive and abusive passenger has caused chaos on a Jetstar flight, resulting in a police escort and a court case.

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Qantas grows revenue, sells Melbourne terminal and operates world’s first zero-waste flight

If this story was an ice cream, it would be neapolitan, with Qantas giving us not one, not two, but three flavoursome announcements.

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Airline wrap: Jetstar flies to South Korea, Cathay Pacific amps up Aussie services, AirAsia’s #PlayYourWay travelogue + more!

Felt a little in the dark lately about what’s been happening in the world of commercial aviation? This airline wrap should provide all the illumination you need.

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Investigation underway after Jetstar plane suffers engine problems

by Huntley Mitchell

Abnormal engine behaviour has been added to the list of Jetstar’s woes this week, after suffering an IT issue just yesterday.

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Multiple Aussie flights suffer measles scare, airline in hot water over disease-affected pilot

Flown on an Aussie airline recently? Noticed a red, blotchy rash spreading from the head and neck to the rest of your body? We highly recommend you read this.

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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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Qantas going greener: say goodbye to paper passes

by Christian Fleetwood

He’s not your shady mate from high school, and he doesn’t have a head of matted hair, but Qantas’ CEO has made the bid to reduce emissions by going greener.

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