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Passengers stuck for hours after Qantas jet makes emergency landing in NZ military base

by Christian Fleetwood

Passengers claim they were forced to wait in the heat for four hours after their Qantas aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing outside of Wellington.

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Qantas nosedives in most trusted brands list

Qantas has suffered another nosedive in a trust poll, but stayed airworthy despite encountering headwinds. Alight, enough with the airline puns.

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Air New Zealand to cancel multiple services over Christmas as Rolls-Royce engine woes continue

by Christian Fleetwood

Air New Zealand will slash several services operating over the Christmas period, as a result of an ongoing issue plaguing aircraft engines.

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Qantas says it will help flight attendant sue will.i.am over racial prejudice claims

by Ali Coulton

The plot thickens in Qantas’ spat with the Black Eyed Peas frontman, as the airline prepares to lawyer up.

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Aviation Wrap: South African Airways resumes services, Velocity’s new partner, United nixes jet lag + MORE!

This Aviation Wrap is full of sales, new products and even a couple of big milestones. Call it a fruit salad, if you will.

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Qantas kicks off centenary celebrations as second Project Sunrise flight lands

by Christian Fleetwood

“Hip, hip, hooray!” was the resounding shout from Qantas crew after the airline’s Project Sunrise flight arrived in Sydney. “Pass the champers” was the second call, Travel Weekly understands.

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Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am accuses Qantas flight attendant of racism for calling cops on him

by Ali Coulton

A dispute involving a pair of noise-cancelling headphones saw the rapper met by five police officers as he landed in Sydney. What’s more is The Veronicas claim the incident is linked with their own Qantas drama.

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Emirates to suspend Brisbane-Singapore flights

Emirates’ local presence has shrunk further, much unlike the waistline of Travel Weekly’s editor, which continues to balloon due to his love of deep-fried Mars bars for breakfast.

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Passenger loses almost 400,000 air miles for sneaking overweight cat into business class

A Russian traveller has landed himself in hot water after performing a Houdini-like act to get his chubby feline companion on a flight.

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Jetstar facing possible Christmas disruptions as pilots demand pay hike

Jetstar pilots are threatening industrial action over the silly season due to a breakdown of enterprise agreement negotiations.

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Branson celebrates Virgin’s Japan win with giant sushi train on baggage carousel

by Christian Fleetwood

If you thought Sir Richard Branson’s Australian flag hat was bonkers, get a load of the magnate’s latest effort.

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South African Airways cancels almost all flights due to strikes

Those with clients heading to or from South Africa over the next few days ought to give this one a read.

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