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.
Aviation Wrap: Qantas Frequent Flyer’s new points offer, Gold Coast Airport’s runway concert + MORE
Reading Travel Weekly’s Aviation Wrap has been compared to taking a long-haul flight, in that you’ll likely fall asleep at some point.
Airline passenger burned after crew drops “boiling hot” noodles on her shoulder
A frightful image has emerged of a woman scalded on a flight when a cabin crew member lost their grip on a hot cup of instant noodles.
British carrier collapses two months after proposed government rescue
by Christian Fleetwood
The United Kingdom’s biggest regional airline has suspended all operations with immediate effect, just months after seeking government help.
Woman accidentally travels to Berlin using her baby’s passport
A British mum was shocked to find she had unwittingly travelled internationally using a passport that didn’t belong to her.
Budget airlines come under fire from football fans over ticket price hikes
EasyJet and other budget airlines have come under fire for an enormous price hike on tickets around the UEFA Europa Cup draw, but the cause is a little more complicated than it might seem.
EasyJet’s clever new ad is like a European holiday in under a minute
Need another reason to convince your clients that Europe is the place to be in 2020? This clever ad might do the trick.
Passenger pilots EasyJet flight to avoid two-hour delay
Scooch on into the weekend with this feel-good Friday story, best accompanied by a cheeky few glasses of red wine and a well-put-together cheese platter.
EasyJet responds to claims it made a passenger fly in a backless seat
We hate to encourage a good old roast in the comments section, but the user who posted an image of a woman seemingly seated in a backless seat had it coming, as you’ll find out here.
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