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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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“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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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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This three-wing aircraft concept could lower CO2 emissions by 80 per cent

Does your eco-consciousness weigh heavy every time you step onto a plane? This space-age looking contraption could be the remedy you seek.

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Air New Zealand’s digital chief to exit, as airline preps for another quarantine-free travel ‘bubble’

Do you consider yourself an expert in all things IT? Well, it might be time to tidy up your CV, because Air NZ is on the hunt for a new digital chief.

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Virgin Australia reopens final domestic airport lounge

Do you tend to go overboard on the food and drink at airport lounges? Well, it’s probably best you loosen your belt before reading this news.

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Pilot, flight attendant suspended for mid-air punch-up over toilet argument

The fight was so hectic that it resulted in a broken arm and missing tooth, proving that the aviation industry doesn’t mess around when it comes to toilet incidents.

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Bottomless beverages, seat-pocket bingo and a mid-flight proposal: All the highlights from Virgin Australia’s maiden ‘Pride Flight’

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor is still trying to get all the glitter he wore for Mardi Gras out of his hair.

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Flight forced to perform emergency landing after cat attacks pilot

Plane passengers have been left bemused and a bit ticked off after pilots were forced to turn their flight around due to a ferocious feline.

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Plane passenger facing hefty fine over assault of flight attendant

The passenger allegedly ignored instructions from the flight attendant, started yelling expletives at her and other passengers, and then hit her in the face.

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Qantas to operate first ‘mystery flights’ since the 90s

Flight to nowhere? Check. Flight to somewhere? Check. Flight to who knows where? That’s next for Qantas.

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