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Asian airlines announce joint venture

The two Star Alliance carriers have deepened their relationship. However, that’s not to say staff from each are required to hold hands with one another.

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Tourism

Coronavirus: Tours cancelled, more flights suspended as the industry reacts

by Ali Coulton

The travel industry continues its response to the epidemic, with tour operators scrambling to rearrange trips and more flight suspensions, as the Australian government ups its warning for China.

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Tourism

Aussie flights affected by Iran missile attacks, cruise lines on high alert

by Ali Coulton

Iranian missile attacks on US airbases in Iraq may cause longer flight times for Aussies travelling to Europe, as well as amended cruise itineraries.

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Aviation

Airlines slam government’s support of airport inquiry findings

Australia’s airlines are shaking their heads in disbelief after the government dismissed the need for an independent arbitrator for airports.

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Aviation

The two major airlines on death’s door

by Ali Coulton

Two major airlines are facing possible insolvency, with one no longer covered by major travel insurance companies, and the other given five days to prove itself before its licence is revoked.

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Aviation

Aussie airlines defeated in fight against “monopoly” airports

Did you happen to see Alan Joyce and Paul Scurrah kicking a can down the street this morning while shaking their fists toward the closest airport? Find out why here.

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Tourism

Revealed: What travel companies fear most about climate change

by Ali Coulton

The thing we fear most about climate change here at Travel Weekly is the rising price of coffee and chocolate. Living without those two necessities would kill us faster than a flood or hurricane.

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Aviation

ACCC calls for better regulations for “exploitative” airports

The consumer watchdog said there is an “imbalance” in bargaining power between airports and airlines.

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Tourism

Here’s all you need to know about travelling with pets

Honestly, any excuse to include multiple gifs featuring cute animals. There’s also infographics so perfect for cruisey Friday reading.

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Travel Agents

“The human touch has gone”: Experienced agent says airlines are no longer worth it

by Anonymous

In this opinion piece, published anonymously, an experienced travel agent argues that dealing with airlines has become impersonal and unrewarding.

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Aviation

Which airline has the most brand appeal?

New research has ranked airlines based on travellers’ views of their logos and brand appeal.

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Travel Agents

Introducing AFTA’s NTIA awards finalists!

We scrolled through this list for hours trying to find our names. That’s ok, AFTA, we know when we’re not wanted. Or eligible.

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