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Air Canada introduces new refund policy for COVID-affected flights

And, in good news for agents, you can hold on to your loonies, with the Canadian carrier confirming it won’t recall any sales commissions on refunded tickets that it processes.

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Qantas still committed to October restart for international flights, says Joyce

Qantas’ CEO doesn’t plan on letting a few vaccine “speedbumps” get in the way of the flying kangaroo going international in October.

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New aircraft, more jobs and a bigger network: Virgin Australia fast-tracks growth plans

Virgin boss Jayne Hrdlicka trekked to a cabin crew training school in Brisbane this morn to deliver this very important update.

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Signed, sealed, delivered: ACCC authorises Virgin’s cooperation plan with Alliance Airlines

by Huntley Mitchell

Did you recently happen to see ACCC tsar Rod Sims popping some mail in your local AusPost box? All is explained here.

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“Serious incident” on flight sees female passengers classified as children

The error, which was caused by a glitchy IT update, caused the plane to be more than 1,200 kilograms heavier than expected.

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Aviation fanatic recreates his favourite airline meals to cope with isolation

This aviation geek makes inflight meals look so good even Jerry Seinfeld would begin to understand what the “deal” is with aeroplane food after a few minutes with him.

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Rex to launch Sydney-Canberra flights this month

Regional Express certainly doesn’t seem to be intimidated by the flying kangaroo’s domestic market dominance, judging by this move.

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AFP reboots ‘Airport Watch’ program amid increase in domestic travel

With an increase in domestic travel comes an increased risk of crime, so this is a pretty sensible move from the feds.

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Qantas loses appeal against Virgin convert, forced to continue case in Singapore

The flying kangaroo is refusing to stay down after being beaten by its bitter rival in court. Get ready to go ringside with this juicy read.

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Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin start selling half-price flights

Aussie airlines are offering some dirt-cheap flights as part of the government’s $1.2 billion push to kickstart the tourism industry.

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Virgin Australia reveals new onboard menus, announces fare review

Virgin’s new onboard menus have been unveiled, thankfully sans any instant noodles for business-class passengers.

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Qantas and Jetstar to offer three days of ‘Points Planes’ once two-way trans-Tasman bubble commences

Alan Joyce has given Jacinda Ardern a subtle nudge to set an opening date for the trans-Tasman bubble with this pending offer.

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