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Aviation wrap: Airlines call for end to monopoly airports, Air NZ celebrates Maori language, Syd Airport’s major milestone + MORE!

This week’s aviation wrap is full of good news stories and huge sales – perfect for those in need of a Tuesday afternoon pick-me-up.

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Qantas, Webjet & Flight Centre among travel companies hardest hit by ASX fall

by Christian Fleetwood

Australian travel companies were among those on the receiving end of a drop in share prices at the opening of the ASX200 this morning.

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Sydney Airport’s half-year profit plunges after taking $182m tax hit

by Huntley Mitchell

The major airport has also seen its number of passengers drop slightly due to capacity reductions and subdued demand in the domestic sector.

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Qantas announces Sydney to Santiago as newest route for 787-9 Dreamliner

Those heading to South America will soon be able to do so in the comfort of one of Qantas’ top-notch tin cans.

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Wild winds and IT outage wreak havoc at Sydney Airport

by Christian Fleetwood

Travellers flying from Sydney Airport have been met with massive delays due to an Australian Border Force outage and gale force winds.

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Flavour of the Week: New Silversea appointments, Globus NZ boss to exit + more

There’s been more moving and shaking this past week in the travel industry than a show by Bangarra Dance Theatre, as this wrap proves.

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Fire causes evacuation and passenger delays at Sydney Airport

by Huntley Mitchell

According to one witness, the culprit was supposedly some batteries from a robotics conference.

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Heavy fog causes chaos at Sydney Airport

by Ali Coulton

Personally, we used the fog as an excuse to extend our Saturday morning sleep-in. You can’t leave the house if you can hardly see your front gate!

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Aviation wrap: United Airlines + Spider-Man, Hawaiian Airlines’ new brand platform, win a trip to Jewel Changi Airport + more!

Travel Weekly took a leaf out of Spider-Man’s book by donning an alter-ego for airline news with the ‘aviation wrap’. Someone should have told us the red and blue leotard was optional.

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Road & Rail

Road & rail wrap: Great Train Journeys’ winter special, Railbookers introduces ‘Around the World by Rail’ + more!

Travel Weekly has prepared this week’s road and rail wrap as a short and punchy entrée to ease you out of the week and into the weekend. We’re good like that.

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Heavy fog causes Sydney Airport chaos

by Ali Coulton

A Travel Weekly journalist was three hours late this morning because she couldn’t find her front gate in all the fog. She also slept in.

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BREAKING: Chaos at Sydney Airport as fire causes evacuation

In breaking news, Sydney Airport is in chaos after its air traffic control tower was evacuated due to a fire.

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