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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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Signed, sealed, delivered: ACCC authorises Virgin’s cooperation plan with Alliance Airlines

by Huntley Mitchell

Did you recently happen to see ACCC tsar Rod Sims popping some mail in your local AusPost box? All is explained here.

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Aviation fanatic recreates his favourite airline meals to cope with isolation

This aviation geek makes inflight meals look so good even Jerry Seinfeld would begin to understand what the “deal” is with aeroplane food after a few minutes with him.

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AFP reboots ‘Airport Watch’ program amid increase in domestic travel

With an increase in domestic travel comes an increased risk of crime, so this is a pretty sensible move from the feds.

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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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Qantas and Jetstar to offer three days of ‘Points Planes’ once two-way trans-Tasman bubble commences

Alan Joyce has given Jacinda Ardern a subtle nudge to set an opening date for the trans-Tasman bubble with this pending offer.

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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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