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.
Aviation Wrap: Singapore Airlines to cut thousands of jobs, Rex authorised for Qantas/Virgin collab + MORE
It’s been a heavy week in aviation news, but we’ve lightened the load for you here by compiling yet another comprehensive wrap.
Aviation Wrap: Rex expands across WA, Delta extends middle-seat blocks + MORE
Proving we don’t just favour news from Australian carriers, this week’s Aviation Wrap has plenty of updates from airlines all over the globe.
Aviation Wrap: Western Sydney Airport names new CEO, Qatar Executive’s new private jet program + MORE
Travel Weekly’s reporter added exec-level accoutrements to his usual get-up of Spendless slippers and polyester PJs in order to channel his inner high flyer while writing this week’s Aviation Wrap.
Double-decker seat concept grabs the attention of major airlines
by Christian Fleetwood
A new lie-flat airline seat is being proposed as a solution for a good night’s sleep for economy-class travellers, and as a possible social distancing solution for aircraft of all ages.
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