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Russian planes barred from EU airspace amid Ukraine invasion

The EU’s strong stance against Russia has extended to the nation’s airlines following the country’s invasion of Ukraine last week.

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US airline CEOs warn of “chaos” as 5G controversy causes flight cancellations

5G scepticism is spreading throughout the world and this time it isn’t just the tinfoil hat crowd saying their piece.

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APAC carrier named world’s safest airline for 2022

Winning the world’s safest airline seems like something all carriers would be proud of, much more so than the notably less coveted “world’s most turbulent airline” award.

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Virgin Australia drops Delta Air Lines and partners with United Airlines to expand travel gateway between Australia and the Americas

In a new development, Virgin Australia has dropped Delta Air Lines and partnered with United Airlines to offer more flights for travellers heading across the Pacific.

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Delta Air Lines to charge unvaccinated employees more than $260 per month

Unsurprisingly, the airline’s CEO opted to refer to the Delta variant as “the B.1.617.2 variant” when announcing the new policy.

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Flight diverted after off-duty attendant allegedly chokes crew member, accuses passenger of terrorism

by Huntley Mitchell

An off-duty flight attendant has been arrested and charged after exhibiting what has been described by police as “paranoid”, “combative” and “erratic” behaviour.

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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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Pastor steps down after being accused of peeing on plane passenger

Just when you thought flying in 2020 couldn’t get more stressful, we present you with this perfectly valid reason to wear a rain poncho as well as a mask and gloves on your next flight.

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Plane passenger slaps flight attendant after refusing to wear a mask

Just in case you need another reason to hate anti-maskers, have a geeze at this video of an unruly passenger’s shocking behaviour.

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Aviation Wrap: Rex in line for $150m of funding, Velocity’s ‘Double Points’ campaign + MORE

We can’t promise this week’s Aviation Wrap is all good news, but at least Rex shareholders and Velocity Frequent Flyers have something to cheer about.

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Virgin Australia to cut 150 head office roles, pauses JV with Delta Air Lines

by Huntley Mitchell

Virgin Australia’s imminent emergence out of administration continues to take shape, with the embattled airline flagging more redundancies.

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Aviation Wrap: Virgin staff celebrate Bain Capital sale, Hawaiian Airlines removes change fees + MORE

Outside of making a fourth double-shot espresso (as our reporter did), this week’s Aviation Wrap is the best way to kill five minutes.

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