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AirlineRatings.com reveals the world’s best airline for 2021

Aussie airlines fared well in this year’s awards, but the accolade of top dog (or in this instance, top bird) went to an overseas carrier.

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Technology

Emirates waives GDS surcharge for Travelport-connected agencies

Has Emirates’ new GDS booking surcharge left you fuming? Immediately de-fume with this … unless you’re not with Travelport, of course

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Destinations

WA gets strict on NSW travellers, as state and territory borders tighten for Sydney hotspots

by Ali Coulton

States and territories have placed tight restrictions on Sydneysiders, with Marky Mark McGowan almost slamming the door shut on the entire state of NSW.

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Aviation

Nigeria bans Emirates flights (again)

The African country continues its feud with Emirates, promising interesting results for its citizens who, you know, want to travel.

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Emirates ordered to pay passenger more than $2m over long-lost luggage

Have you been receiving emails from Nigerian businessmen claiming they want to give you millions of dollars? Emirates currently has the opposite problem.

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Emirates cans decision to suspend Aussie flights

The UAE’s flag carrier has performed a bizarre backflip, complete with a couple of half-twists and a pike. Meanwhile, the government has introduced stricter rules for returning Aussies.

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Emirates suspends Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne flights, as government increases repatriation efforts

Meanwhile, Etihad has taken this opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to repatriating stranded Aussies. Nice one, guys.

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Technology

Emirates unveils new NDC-powered gateway for travel agents

Have you always found Emirates’ online trade platform to be a little clunky and lacking in capabilities? Relieve your tech-induced pain here.

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Aviation Wrap: Virgin Australia drops sale fares, AirAsia Japan to cease operations + MORE

We’re sorry to say that you’ll need to take the sour with the sweet in this week’s Aviation Wrap.

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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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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.

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Aviation Wrap: Virgin staff celebrate Bain Capital sale, Hawaiian Airlines removes change fees + MORE

Outside of making a fourth double-shot espresso (as our reporter did), this week’s Aviation Wrap is the best way to kill five minutes.

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