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Airlines exposed for money-saving ‘fuel tankering’ practice that increases emissions

by Christian Fleetwood

A UK investigation has revealed an unsettling cost-cutting practice at airlines that sees hundreds of kilograms of additional emissions produced per flight.

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Aviation Wrap: Sandra Oh headlines second Air Canada ad, Delta restores same-sex love scenes + MORE!

While this week’s fun-filled Aviation Wrap won’t shake off your Tuesday blues, you can be damn sure a three-shot ristretto will. 

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British Airways parent IAG to buy Air Europa for $1.6 billion

by Christian Fleetwood

Heading to Spain in the coming year? Chances are you’ll end up on an IAG-owned jet upon completion of this new deal.

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Aviation Wrap: Virgin’s new route, Emirates’ eco initiative, United supports wildfire victims + MORE!

This week’s Aviation Wrap is brought to you from a galaxy far, far away not just because of the Star Wars image, but also because our journo drank too much coffee and now thinks she’s in outer space.

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Flight attendant suspended after boyfriend brawls with pilot

Yes, you read that correctly, and yes, this story is just as juicy and drama-filled as it sounds.

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Police bust “Serial Stowaway” attempting to sneak onto flight, again

by Christian Fleetwood

Are you known for trying to wrangle a bargain on airfares? How about sneakily pushing in to lines? Well, it looks like you’ve met your match.

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Aviation Wrap: Airlines go pink for cancer awareness month, Boeing invests $30m in Virgin Galactic + MORE!

Looking for a legend to fly with over October? Check-in with this week’s Aviation Wrap to see who’s doing what for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Drunk Kiwi demands to be served by a “white girl” on British Airways flight

The man was fined over $10,000 after his awful behaviour caused the cabin crew to ready the restraining gear.

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British Airways cancels hundreds of flights over “reckless” pilot strike

by Christian Fleetwood

British Airways has cancelled hundreds of flights due to a planned pilot strike, which will see thousands of travellers inconvenienced.

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Airline director fired for fat-shaming rival’s staff

An airline director has been fired for criticising a rival airline’s cabin crew for having “unpolished shoes, holes in tights, too tight uniform, double chin, rotten and uneven teeth, messy hairstyle”. Wow.

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Aviation wrap: Alliance unveils pink plane for good cause, airport’s plastic bottle ban + MORE!

This week’s aviation wrap features a couple of cause-fighting stories. However, that’s not to say there’s any mention of angry protesters or vigilantes.

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Aviation wrap: Qantas’ new route, Suits star cast for Air NZ safety video, Harvey Milk terminal opens + MORE!

Strap yourself in and get ready to take off on a journey full of new routes, updated menus, increased flight availability and fresh codeshares! It makes for much better reading than it sounds. We promise.

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