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Emirates to roll out spectacular premium economy product on Sydney flights

The new cabin class offers an alternative to being packed in like a tin of Cole’s sardines. Think of it as more akin to a tin of Ortiz anchovies.

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Emirates ups its Aussie capacity with more Melbourne flights

The Victorian capital’s A380 fan club are rejoycing as we speak, with the opportunity to fly on Emirates iconic aircraft recently doubling.

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Qantas amps up NZ flights, signs on for sustainable aviation fuel & brings back First Class

It’s been a big week for the Kangaroo Carrier, just as it has been a big week for Travel Weekly’s editor, who recently discovered her cat is allergic to grass.

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Malaysia Airlines is selling off its jumbo jets via LinkedIn

In the market to buy a jumbo jet?¬†Well, you’re in luck, because Malaysia’s national carrier is flogging six of them on social media.

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Aviation Wrap: Qantas’ $72m achievement, new solar farm to power all Melbourne Airport terminals + MORE

This week’s Aviation Wrap can be compared to an Airbus A380 at full capacity, meaning it’s jam-packed full of news and updates.

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Aviation Wrap: Air NZ’s Game of Thrones tweet wins big, Qantas upgrades A380s + MORE!

In unrelated news, Travel Weekly’s editor is celebrating International Coffee Day with a Frank Body scrub experience, three ristrettos and a few chocolate-coated coffee beans.

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Qantas to inspect Airbus A380s for “fine” wing cracks

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas will take a peek at the rear spars of its big-mumma jets after an international AD was issued over “fine” cracks being found in the wings.

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Airbus to cease production of A380 superjumbo jet

by Ali Coulton

The announcement signals the end of an era for the aviation industry. We’ll be raising a tearful glass to the ‘giant of the skies’ at knock-off drinks this afternoon.

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The unbelievable amount of parts in A380 Airbuses

by Daisy Doctor

The amount of work that goes into making an Airbus plane is jaw-dropping. Though we would argue Ikea furniture is still harder to assemble.

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Emirates kills reports A380s are dead, orders 36 jets

by Daisy Doctor

Just when we thought A380 jumbo jets were heading for the exit, it turns out they’re only just taking flight. Ok, we admit that pun was a little stretched.

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Emirates pilot draws Christmas tree in the sky

We thought our plastic Kmart Christmas tree was impressive. This Emirates pilot may have outdone us. A tiny bit.

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Qantas announces new cabin upgrade plans

by Lauren Croft

Thought we couldn’t possibly write another Qantas story today? Well here’s another one for the reading list!

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