NZ to reopen border from next month as UK drops all COVID travel restrictions
Woohoo! Trans-Tasman travel is back which will make it much easier for the All Blacks to come over and beat the Wallabies time and time again.
Qantas posts fourth consecutive half yearly loss in 1HFY22 report
The flying kangaroo has copped another blow in its half yearly report, meaning the airline has nowhere else to go but up (haha… sorry).
Hilton tops analyst estimates as COVID’s wind down boosts occupancy
Hilton is back on track! Now all they need to do is offer the staff at Travel Weekly some free accommodation and they’ll be perfect.
Spanx founder gifts employees first-class plane tickets to “anywhere in the world” and $10,000
Sara Blakely just gave her employees the work perk of a lifetime, so please excuse us while we hound the shapewear mogul on every social media platform asking for a job.
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.
Federal govt minister accuses Qld Premier of “scaremongering”, as reopening plan continues to cause division
by Ali Coulton
The remark was the latest blow in the federal government’s attack on state leaders who show hesitancy in opening back up as per the National Cabinet plan.
FAA fines against misbehaving passengers reaches US$1 million
by Ali Coulton
The US aviation authority has clocked 3,889 reports of disruptive passengers in the past year, more than 20 times the number recorded prior to the pandemic.
New Zealand enters snap lockdown after community case of COVID linked to NSW outbreak
As Sydneysiders here at Travel Weekly, we’d like to apologise to our Kiwi neighbours for somehow dragging them into this mess with us.
“Is it because I’m black?”: female passenger says security made her strip down at airport checkpoint
The woman said she was “degraded” by airport security staff after she was allegedly made to strip down to a sports bra.
Steaks on a plane: TikTok prankster appears to cook steak on aircraft toilet
How does one cook a steak using an airline toilet? Well, you’re just going to have to click on the article and find out, aren’t you?
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.
Aviation Wrap: Virgin Australia sale update, United makes COVID-19 tests available to customers + MORE
It’s been a landmark week for carriers near and far. Lucky for you, our Aviation Wrap continues to keep you abreast of the latest in this space.
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