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Amadeus partners with Velocity Frequent Flyers for digital transformation

The only thing Travel Weekly staff are partnering with today is some cheap wine and a particularly greasy pizza.

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ABC apologises after Virgin passengers subjected to “unsuitable broadcast” of Ethiopian Airlines crash

by Huntley Mitchell

The ABC has apologised after one of its news reports on the Ethiopian Airlines crash was shown on some of Virgin Australia’s flights.

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Wow! Virgin plane flies faster than speed of sound to blitz record

A Virgin plane recently set a new speed record, while Travel Weekly’s editor has just clocked the fastest time for duct taping our new reporter to the office wall.

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Major US airlines to make gender option on tickets more inclusive

by Christian Fleetwood

In a big win for equality and inclusiveness, United and American Airlines will make it optional to leave gender as male or female, as well as unspecified or undisclosed.

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Qantas and Virgin planes grounded due to sticky new airport tarmac

It’s understood that passengers affected by the new tarmac were ‘bitchumening’ about it for hours, and hoping that other airports weren’t tarred with the same brush.

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Sydney Airport hit with cancellations and delays

Travel Weekly’s editorial staff were about to chuck a collective sickie today, before realising that the newsletter might be a wee bit non-existent if we followed through.

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NEW ROUTE: Virgin to operate between Darwin and Denpasar

Fancy a quick jaunt to Bali? Well from April next year, it’s going to become much easier for those of you living in Darwin.

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Virgin adds 1,000 more flights for top Christmas destinations

Our top Christmas destination is our bed, where we plan to take our midday siesta after eating our weight in prawns and pavlova.

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Lion Air update: Silkair confirms it will stick to Boeing’s advice

Singapore Airlines regional carrier SilkAir, which is currently the only airline operating the aircraft in Australia, has confirmed it will stick to Boeing’s safety advice.

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Virgin responds to backlash over “tokenistic” veteran salute

Ex-service groups suggested efforts should be focused on mental health and disability services instead.

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Here’s who’s tipped to replace Virgin CEO, John Borghetti

A super secret source has spilled on who’s shortlisted to take out the top job at Virgin when Borghetti steps down in 2020.

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This Aussie airline is now the most satisfying domestic carrier

It beat its main rival by just one per cent! Which is, coincidentally, the same percentage of Travel Weekly staff members who are excited by Mondays.

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