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Aviation Wrap: Air NZ to shed thousands of jobs, record-breaking repatriation flight to Sydney + MORE

There’s plenty of important updates in this week’s Aviation Wrap, and a dash of feel-good news to boot.

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Aviation Wrap: Star Alliance’s COVID-19 database, United’s San Fran-Syd repatriation flights + MORE!

Through thick and thin, we’re committed to bringing you the news you need. But we suggest swapping a salad for three courses to match the time it will take to devour this Aviation Wrap.

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Aviation Wrap: AirHelp’s COVID-19 info page, major work begins on Western Sydney Airport + MORE!

Unsure which airlines are ensuring flexible travel? Get up to date with Travel Weekly’s Aviation Wrap.

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Events

Women in Travel Awards winners’ circle: Elizabeth Hutchison, Air New Zealand

As a past winner at the Women in Travel Awards, Elizabeth explains how it’s helped her career and offers some advice to those entering this year.

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Qantas to offer travel credits, Air NZ cuts long-haul capacity by 85 per cent

by Christian Fleetwood

The news comes after the federal government announced increased travel restrictions for international visitors to Australia.

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Qantas to reduce capacity by almost 25 per cent, as Joyce takes pay cut for rest of FY20

by Christian Fleetwood

Alan Joyce will take no salary for the rest of FY20 as the worldwide spread of COVID-19 and travel fear continues.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: NSW shares the love, INDABA update + MORE!

Similarly, Travel Weekly’s office dog is sharing the love with her favourite teddy bear. Perhaps a little too much love, if you get what we mean.

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STUDY: Air New Zealand’s ‘Skynest’ may increase mile-high encounters

The Kiwi carrier has touted its new lie-flat bed in economy class as a “game-changer on so many levels”, but we’re not sure this is what they had in mind.

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Qantas slammed by safework for possibly exposing workers, passengers to coronavirus

by Ali Coulton

Qantas has landed itself in hot water with the safety watchdog after an inspection revealed aircraft cleaners were exposed to miscellaneous bodily fluids with minimal protective gear.

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Aviation Wrap: LATAM’s new partnership, Qantas logo’s indigenous origins, Air Vanuatu’s service expansion + MORE!

Putting together our weekly Aviation Wrap is our favourite thing to do on a Tuesday. Well, besides not working at all, obviously.

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Air New Zealand fires back at Qantas with new safety video of its own

by Ali Coulton

The Kiwi carrier just launched a new safety clip starring a little girl in gumboots, a large CGI bird, a robot, and a big fuzzy green guy. It’s equal parts cute and cringey.

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Air New Zealand’s profit plummets $47 million, as CEO commits to 100-day review

by Huntley Mitchell

Air New Zealand’s new boss certainly has his work cut out for him, after the Kiwi carrier suffered a big drop in first-half profit.

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