Ukraine pumps millions into aviation to keep planes in the air amid fears of Russian invasion
A possible Russian invasion has many worried about flying through Ukrainian airspace. Here’s what that means for the travel industry.
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.
Aviation Wrap: Qantas to reopen lounges, Lufthansa shareholders approve $15bn rescue package + MORE
It’s a monster Aviation Wrap this week, folks. Meaning that there’s lots of news – not that it’s scary or anything.
Double-decker seat concept grabs the attention of major airlines
by Christian Fleetwood
A new lie-flat airline seat is being proposed as a solution for a good night’s sleep for economy-class travellers, and as a possible social distancing solution for aircraft of all ages.
Flight awkwardly turns around after discovering airport was closed
In an embarrassing mix-up, a passenger plane scheduled to land in Sardinia was forced to head back to Germany after discovering there was nowhere to land.
Aviation Wrap: Etihad showcases ‘Greenliner’ aircraft, Rex secures funding + MORE
This week’s Aviation Wrap has got a bit of a Howard Hughes feel to it. By that, we mean our reporter who wrote it has overgrown fingernails and now wears tissue boxes as shoes.
Aviation Wrap: British Airways’ Guinness World Record, SilkAir to suspend Hiroshima flights + MORE!
Out of touch or can’t be stuffed to keep up with the non-stop news coming out of aviation? Cue Travel Weekly’s informative wrap.
Lufthansa facing potential $9.4m fine over alleged non-compliant flights
The German airline is facing the prospect of a whopping fine and a low-key staff Christmas party for operating flights that were allegedly non-compliant.
“I can SEE the bag”: Airline takes off as passenger spots his suitcase on tarmac
A passenger on a flight from Munich airport got a nasty shock when he spotted his suitcase on the tarmac as the plane prepared to take off.
Man calls in bomb threat to ask flight attendant on date
Just when you thought dating in 2019 couldn’t get much weirder, we bring you a 65-year-old who dealt with being rejected by preventing his flight attendant crush from leaving the country.
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