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Aviation

Flight diverted after off-duty attendant allegedly chokes crew member, accuses passenger of terrorism

by Huntley Mitchell

An off-duty flight attendant has been arrested and charged after exhibiting what has been described by police as “paranoid”, “combative” and “erratic” behaviour.

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Aviation

Ex-airline pilot sentenced for watching porn mid-flight and exposing genitals

A former airline pilot has learned his fate after pleading guilty to some rather inappropriate behaviour during a flight.

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Aviation

Air New Zealand CEO trials new digital travel pass app on first international flight since joining the airline

It was a day of firsts for Greg Foran last Friday, who popped his international flight cherry with Air NZ and put the new IATA Travel Pass app through its paces.

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Aviation

Trans-Tasman flyer charged for threatening to blow up plane over wine spat

Travel Weekly staff have had similar problems at Friday knock-off drinks, but concede that threatening to blow up a plane is more serious than peeing in a pot plant.

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Aviation

“Serious incident” on flight sees female passengers classified as children

The error, which was caused by a glitchy IT update, caused the plane to be more than 1,200 kilograms heavier than expected.

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Plane passenger facing hefty fine over assault of flight attendant

The passenger allegedly ignored instructions from the flight attendant, started yelling expletives at her and other passengers, and then hit her in the face.

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Technology

New app promises to make booking flights as easy as catching an Uber

Hook your clients up with quick, easy and cheap last-minute flights through the latest invention from the mastermind behind BYOjet and JETMAX.

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Aviation

Cat reunited with owner after spending 11 days in airport ceiling

Cat lovers, rejoice! Muji is back with her loving owner after making a break for it while going through airport security. What was the fuzzy little feline trying to smuggle?

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Aviation

Sriwijaya Air crash raises further questions about Indonesia’s aviation industry

Indonesia’s most recent aviation disaster has killed 62 people, after flight SJ-182 crashed into the Java Sea shortly after taking off from the same airport as 2018’s ill-fated Lion Air flight.

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Aviation

WATCH: Plane passenger climbs seats, screams profanities during flight

The woman’s mid-flight antics have been compared to something out of cult horror film The Exorcist.

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Aviation

Carnival Cruise Line nurses deliver baby on Emirates flight

What do you get when two Carnival Cruise Line nurses board an Emirates flight? Apparently, a bouncing baby girl and a very happy new mum.

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Aviation

Man dies onboard international flight after swallowing 264 packs of cocaine

by Huntley Mitchell

A man has died while on a flight from Mexico to Japan after ingesting 264 packets of cocaine.

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