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.
Delta to pay $2.8 billion for 20 per cent stake in LATAM
The North and the South have formed a strategic partnership… Delta and LATAM, that is. Not the two Koreas.
Flight attendant’s heart-warming note to deaf teen
Travelling solo for the first time can be daunting at best, but for one teen flying from Baltimore to New York, the trip was particularly daunting.
Travel agent charged for cheating airline out of $2.55m in rewards points
A man once revered as someone who can “get you anywhere, anyhow” has had his secrets revealed, and one airline is not impressed.
Aviation wrap: Airlines call for end to monopoly airports, Air NZ celebrates Maori language, Syd Airport’s major milestone + MORE!
This week’s aviation wrap is full of good news stories and huge sales – perfect for those in need of a Tuesday afternoon pick-me-up.
Fight breaks out on plane as Delta passengers face seven-hour delay
It appears a Lord of the Flies situation has broken out onboard an Airbus A320 after passengers were allegedly stranded with no food or water. Luckily, they managed to document the chaos on Twitter.
Twitter melts over hot pilot after passenger “kind of” gets plane to himself
Twitter has some strong opinions about a viral video of a passenger getting a “private jet” experience. Not because the plane was empty, or because the airline said he didn’t fly on it, but because of a split-second encounter with a dreamy pilot.
This US airline just made flying economy much more bearable
Flying economy just levelled up following this announcement from one of America’s biggest carriers.
Airline wrap: Air New Zealand’s new route, Delta celebrates Earth Day + more!
This airline wrap is almost as short as this week promises to be, making it the perfect easy read for those still recovering from their long weekend antics.
Delta unveils new business class suites on Sydney to LA flights
Blessed enough to frequent business class while us plebs origami our legs into impossible shapes back in economy? Your flights are about to get a lot more swanky.
“What do you want me to do?”: Passenger furious at Deltas response after he sat in poo
Boy, do we have some sh*tty news to you. Ok, that pun was terrible, but so is this vomit-inducing situation. Warning: don’t eat while reading this article.
Broken windshield forces Delta flight to make emergency landing
This one time a bird pooped on our car windshield with such force that it left a crack. Probably not as serious as what happened here, but still annoying.
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