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Aviation

Qantas and Virgin put Bali flights back on the menu

Both airlines have pencilled in dates for flights between Bali and Australia alongside a few more overseas destinations.

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COVID-infected man caught sneaking onto plane disguised as his wife

This story would have been the perfect homage to Terry Jones’ performance in Life of Brian if the man involved didn’t risk infecting a planeload of people with COVID-19.

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Indonesian socialite books out entire flight to Bali to avoid COVID-19

The grandson of a pharmaceutical tycoon reckons booking out an entire commercial flight is cheaper than chartering a private jet.

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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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Destinations

Indonesia reveals its new capital city

Indonesia has announced a replacement capital for Jakarta, but environmentalists are concerned the new site could bring with it the old city’s pollution, water and flooding problems.

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Tourism

Indonesia to move its capital city

Indonesia will reportedly move its capital city, following claims Jakarta is sinking and struggling with pollution.

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TRAVEL TRENDS: These destinations are set for a major popularity surge

If you want to see ANYTHING on this list before the crowds descend, you’ll need to get in fast. We’re taking this as an excuse to spend the rest of our day planning a holiday we can’t afford.

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Qantas to add additional flights on APAC network

Meanwhile, we’ll be adding additional drinks to our boss’ bar tab later today.

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Bali flights resume after bomb threat

by Hannah Edensor

As anyone who travels will strongly agree, the last thing you want to hear as your plane readies for take off is a joke about a bomb.

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Where did Australia place on Asia-Pacific’s most connected airport?

by Daisy Melwani

At TW we love a good list, which is why it takes us so darn long to order our coffees each morning leaving us little time to list all of the Megahub Airports, so we only bring you the top 10.

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Singapore Airlines delays launch of new Singapore-Jakarta-Sydney Route

by Kate Webster

Plans to launch a new route linking Singapore, Jakarta and Sydney have been delayed.

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Indonesia expects tourism hit after attack

by RAW

Indonesia faces a drop in tourist numbers following the attack in central Jakarta claimed by Islamic State in a further blow to Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.

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