UK heatwave forces flight suspension, fills hotel rooms
While the UK struggles with heat, Aussies struggle with the cold. Why must this equilibrium elude us?!
Easyjet flight gets military escort following bomb threat
Passengers could see a Spanish F18 fighter warplane closely following their flight from the window and personally we can’t think of many things we’d prefer to see less while in midair.
“It is just bizarre”: Flight forced to divert due to injured pilot
Passengers had to stay overnight in Portugal on their way to Morocco after the senior officer suffered a mysterious injury.
Hundreds of flights cancelled as COVID absences hit airlines
With flights delayed and cancelled, the staff at Travel Weekly are very worried about how the Easter Bunny will deliver this year’s chocolate eggs.
Ryanair has overseas fans desperate to fly with it after blowing up on TikTok
It’s only a matter of time before Qantas comes up with a new dance, Virgin creates the latest inside joke and Rex invents the latest TikTok sound that will be stuck in your kid’s head for a week.
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.
“Wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy”: TikToker gets “stuck” overseas after booking flight for the wrong year
Showing up at the airport on the wrong day is every traveller’s worst nightmare, so we can’t imagine how this woman felt.
Low-cost carrier to shrink carry-on bag size and charge for overhead lockers
The airline said the changes will increase punctuality of flights, but we would much rather be 10 minutes late than have to pay to bring an adequate amount of knickers on our next Euro trip.
Woman sues airline after ultra-Orthodox men refuse to sit next to her on flight
The woman is seeking almost $30,000 in compensation from the airline after flight attendants made her feel as though she had no option but to move seats.
Aviation Wrap: Virgin Australia changes mask advice, Alliance expands fleet + MORE
Travel Weekly’s reporter attempted to match his espresso intake with the number of stories in this wrap. He’ll be opting for decaf next time around.
Pilots’ union alleges airline intends to use sickness records to decide job cuts
The airline has denied accusations that it intends to use pilots’ sickness records when drawing up plans for more than 700 job cuts.
Italian officials call out EasyJet for “racist” advert
The allegations could not come at a worse time for EasyJet, as the airline prepares to cut 30 per cent of its staff and sell three of its major UK bases.
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