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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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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.

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United Airlines crew, passengers praised for helping manage autistic child

We’re all for feel-good stories here at Travel Weekly, and this one’s set to make you feel particularly warm and fuzzy.

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Airline passenger allegedly forced to sit in and clean vomit-covered seat

This story has enough mentions of vomit in it to make you barf, but mercifully doesn’t contain any odours.

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Aviation wrap: Alliance unveils pink plane for good cause, airport’s plastic bottle ban + MORE!

This week’s aviation wrap features a couple of cause-fighting stories. However, that’s not to say there’s any mention of angry protesters or vigilantes.

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Drunk flight attendant passes out for entire trip, terrifying passengers

United is in hot water again after a United Express flight attendant was too drunk to function on a recent flight, a week after two pilots were arrested on suspicion of drinking before take-off.

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International flight cancelled after both pilots fail breath test

by Christian Fleetwood

Two pilots have been arrested by authorities after failing a breath test before their international flight to New Jersey.

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Aussie model avoids 21-year jail sentence for assaulting flight attendant

A former Miss Universe Australia finalist has broken down crying in a US court after avoiding a 21-year jail sentence for assaulting a flight attendant.

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“A cosmic failure”: Airline apologises for putting minor on wrong international flight

An airline has made a huge blunder by putting a teenage boy on the wrong flight, almost incurring a reverse Home Alone story. Thankfully, the boy is safe and sound.

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Woman hilariously live-tweets ant-infested flight

by Ali Coulton

If you can think of anything worse than being surrounded by unruly insects during a nine-hour flight, please email your response to notpossible@doesnotexist.org.

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Aviation wrap: Qantas and Virgin sign MOUs with new NSW airport, Emirates goes sustainable in South Africa + more!

Welcome back, travel folk. Let’s get your heads back into gear with the latest news in the aviation industry.

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Aviation wrap: Air NZ to get new Dreamliners, Alliance Airlines’ new service, Qantas adds seats + more

This week’s aviation wrap is full of new planes and flights, while Travel Weekly’s editor is full after completing the 1kg steak challenge down at the local pub.

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