emirates

Aviation

Qantas and Emirates extend “seismic” partnership

It appears the marriage of Qantas and Emirates is still a happy one, with the two carriers renewing their vows.

Share

CommentComments

Events

Tourism Australia ambassador Chris Hemsworth goes off the “holiday here” script in new ad for Expo 2020 Dubai

It appears the Hollywood heartthrob has temporarily forgotten where his allegiance lies, fronting a big-budget ad for Dubai.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Ex-flight attendant claims airline drove her to end 10-year career by constantly scrutinising her weight

The former flightie claims the airline subjected her to three years of random weight checks and a weight management plan that prohibited her from eating rice and bread.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

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.

Share

CommentComments

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

Share

CommentComments

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.

Share

CommentComments

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.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

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.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

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.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

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.

Share

CommentComments

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.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

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.

Share

CommentComments