Flights cancelled as Sydney Airport rocked by wild weather
by Christian Fleetwood
More than 20 outbound flights have been cancelled at Sydney Airport after windy weather affected operations.
Aviation wrap: ANA launches Tokyo-Perth direct flights, Jetstar’s Spring Sale + MORE
Here’s this week’s wrap on all things aviation, which is best enjoyed while listening to John Denver’s “Leaving On a Jet Plane”. Unless you hate John Denver, of course.
Aviation wrap: Virgin’s Aussie-first, Win a year of free travel with Jetstar, Hawaiian Airlines’ new Maui-Las Vegas flights + MORE
Gearing up for your next airfare? Well, you’re in luck, as Travel Weekly brings you its Tuesday special for all things aviation.
Aviation wrap: Qantas’ new route, Suits star cast for Air NZ safety video, Harvey Milk terminal opens + MORE!
Strap yourself in and get ready to take off on a journey full of new routes, updated menus, increased flight availability and fresh codeshares! It makes for much better reading than it sounds. We promise.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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