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Aviation

Air New Zealand flight to China denied permission to land, forced to turn back

by Huntley Mitchell

Air New Zealand staff will be triple-checking the airline’s paperwork in future after suffering an embarrassing incident at the hands of China.

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Hotels

WORLD FIRST: Ground-scraper hotel built in Shanghai quarry

The bottom floor suites are underwater, encased in an aquarium and feature a 24-hour butler service. And yes, we have pictures.

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Aviation

China Eastern cops massive hole in engine mid-flight

Seeing a giant hole rip into our plane engine ranks third in our list of fears, after hangovers at work and Chihuahuas.

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Destinations

‘Shot On iPhone’ features beautiful scenes around the world

by Hannah Edensor - B&T Magazine

Travel Weekly staffers could contribute to Apple’s new campaign titled ‘One Night On iPhone 7’ from scenes we’ve shot on Saturday nights, not sure what they’d do about the R rating though.

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Cruise

MSC Cruises to homeport in Shanghai

by Hannah Edensor

China’s leading tourism guru has jumped aboard MSC Cruises, announcing it will sail into the sunset with a new partnership.

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Aviation

Warning as Boeing panel falls on Shanghai

by AFP

The sky is falling!

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Aviation

Finnair flies high down under

by Hannah Edensor

Aussies are following Finnair’s footsteps, with the carrier reporting strong bookings out of Australia in the wake of recent changes.

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Destinations

Food for thought in China

by Andy Welch - PAA

The cloud of smog that engulfs most of China is actually visible to astronauts orbiting the earth, which hardly makes it the most appealing destination in the world.

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Aviation

Turbulence ahead for Qantas, China Eastern

by Daisy Melwani

Qantas and China Eastern prepare to fasten their seat belts on a proposed expanded alliance after the ACCC says it’s likely to knock back approval.

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Tourism

Disney China theme park opening delayed

by AFP

Eager fans will have to wait until next year for mainland China’s first Disney theme park.

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News

Disney eyes bigger Shanghai theme park

American entertainment giant Disney is set to pour an additional $US800 million ($A866.3 million) into its Disney Shanghai, its first […]

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News

Etihad-China Eastern ink codeshare deal

Etihad Airways and China Eastern Airlines have signed a codeshare deal which will see the airlines cooperate on flights between […]

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