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Plane catches fire as passengers prepare to board

Passengers preparing to board an Air China plane in Beijing are thanking their lucky stars, after the aircraft caught fire just before the crew was about to usher them on.

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Bats on a plane: loose bat flies around cabin mid-flight

by Ali Coulton

Tired of hearing about these mother-effing snakes on a mother-effing plane? Let us introduce you to a new type of creepy critter who could be joining you on your next flight.

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Snake sneaks onto plane from Queensland to Glasgow in woman’s shoe

by Ali Coulton

Yes, it’s a real-life Snakes on a Plane story, only with significantly less swearing and far fewer guest appearances from Samuel L. Jackson.

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Is it safe to drink tea and coffee on a plane?

It’s the age-old question. And by age-old, we mean its something people have been worrying about since planes started offering food and beverage service.

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Tourists warned not to drink on flights to this destination

Passengers on their way here will have to forgo the complimentary happy juice and settle for something a little more PG.

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Passengers asked to use plastic bags, bottles in plane toilet malfunction

If you thought your Monday was going badly, wait until you read about happened on this flight.

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Passengers contract “mystery illness” on New York bound flight

90s rapper Vanilla Ice was onboard and has been Tweeting about it all morning so this is probably a big deal.

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Pilot slams MH370 search team: “We knew from the get-up where the plane was”

Pilots are criticising MH370 search teams for failing to listen to suggestions from the aviation industry, a day after the search tied up.

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Alan Joyce compares Canberra Airport behaviour to Somali pirates

We feel likening someone to “Somali pirates” may be a bit dramatic. But, we’re really enjoying watching this all play out so who are we to talk?

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United CEO speaks out on dog drama: “We don’t always get it right”

by Daisy Doctor

There have been more developments in the United dog drama, as the airline CEO made a public apology at an executive meeting.

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Thai Airways to ban overweight flyers

by Daisy Doctor

Gone are the days of chowing down three happy meals before boarding. Actually, stuff that. Can’t stop, won’t stop, we’re happy to miss our flight.

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What are the most annoying plane habits for Aussies?

by Laine Fullerton

If you’re told to kick back and relax on flights, do everyone a favour and don’t take it literally.

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