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Qantas wins appeal over workers’ sick pay

The airline will not be required to pay stood-down workers sick pay, including a man who has been battling cancer and another with heart disease.

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Airline pilots turn flight path into penis and balls in support of disgraced football captain

Flight trackers around the world were left clutching at their pearls when they discovered this strange symbol in a low-cost airline’s flight path.

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Qatar charges airport police officers over invasive searches of women

Qatari authorities have filed criminal charges against police officers working at Hamad International Airport following allegations women were invasively searched there last month.

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New Zealand gets COVID scare after infected flight attendant’s shopping spree

The Air NZ crew member shopped at a petrol station, two supermarkets, a paint shop, a pharmacy and a pet shop over two days, which is more than Travel Weekly staff usually do in a month.

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Qantas goes after top-tier members of other airline loyalty programs

Having tested the loyalty of its own customers in recent months with scenic flights, fully-stocked bar carts and athleisure wear, Qantas has turned its focus to those of rival carriers.

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Passenger plane strikes and kills bear while landing

Travel Weekly’s deputy editor had to make an impromptu Woolies run to get some extra tissues while writing this article. She also upset the office dog by cuddling him too tight upon learning about the incident.

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COVID-19 deniers threaten to boycott Qantas after Joyce’s vaccine revelation

by Ali Coulton

Anti-vaxxers, COVID-19 deniers and general conspiracy theorists are having an absolute field day following the news that Qantas passengers will need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel internationally.

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Thirty-cent beers, anyone? Bookshop discovers Ansett Airlines’ inflight bar menu from the 1970s

Ah, the good old days of flying, where the drinks were cheap enough to get completely sloshed for under a $1 and the cabin was so full of smoke you could hardly see the ‘fasten seat belt’ sign.

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Air New Zealand and the All Blacks share motivational tips and messages of support for travel industry

by Sponsored by Air New Zealand

Ever wondered how the All Blacks cope when the chips are down? Get some daily insights right here, along with the chance to win one of five signed jerseys!

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Airline executive arrested on suspicion of treason

This airline executive could face a long, cold holiday in the slammer if found guilty.

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COVID-19 vaccine will be compulsory for Qantas’ international passengers, says Joyce

Meanwhile, the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccine candidates are making progress, with one reporting more efficacy results and the other pushing for an early release.

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Rex seals $150m funding deal for launch of capital city operations

The regional airline is one step closer to being a fully-fledged domestic airline, thanks to the generosity of an Asian investment firm.

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