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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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Flavour of the Week: Virgin’s board change-up, Crown’s new hotel GMs + more

Say hello to the latest movers and shakers in the industry. However, that’s not to say they know their way around a dance floor or anything.

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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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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.

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Virgin Australia culls capacity on Brisbane-Cairns route

Have you recently noticed walking a shorter distance to and from the loo on Virgin’s Brisbane-Cairns flights? Discover why here.

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Airline crowned Australia’s most attractive employer

Travel Weekly wrongly assumed this accolade was based on looks, proving just how shallow we really are.

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Virgin warns of dour FY19 result, as speculation around Velocity sale swirls

by Huntley Mitchell

This story is equal parts fact and speculation, so it’s probably best that you only believe half of it.

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Transport Safety Bureau calls for review at Aussie airport following runway incident

It appears there is a dodgy runway amongst Australia’s airports, with the Transport Safety Bureau calling for a review.

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Virgin’s check-in system back to normal following outage

by Huntley Mitchell

Virgin Australia had an afternoon to forget yesterday due to a widespread check-in system failure.

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Rob Sharp to exit Virgin Australia as CEO shakes up executive team

by Huntley Mitchell

Paul Scurrah has been busier than a one-armed wallpaper hanger with a rash since taking the helm at Virgin Australia, as this latest news proves.

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Brunei backflips on same-sex death penalty following international backlash

by Christian Fleetwood

It appears the Sultan of Brunei has finally come to his senses. About bloody time, we say.

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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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