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.
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.
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.
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.
ACCC calls for better regulations for “exploitative” airports
The consumer watchdog said there is an “imbalance” in bargaining power between airports and airlines.
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.
“The human touch has gone”: Experienced agent says airlines are no longer worth it
In this opinion piece, published anonymously, an experienced travel agent argues that dealing with airlines has become impersonal and unrewarding.
Emirates and Qantas partnership to continue another five years
Australia’s consumer watchdog has given Qantas and Emirates the nod for another five years. We give midmorning coffee runs the nod and send our intern on their way.
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