Marise Payne

Aviation

Belarus sends fighter jet after Ryanair passenger plane, forcing it to land in Minsk

The eastern European country has provoked outrage from leaders across the globe after forcing a passenger plane to land in its capital so it could detain an opposition journalist.

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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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Aviation

Payne welcomes Qatar government’s apology for “unacceptable” airport examination, as investigation gets underway

by Ali Coulton

Qatar’s prime minister has promised that those responsible for the invasive medical examinations inflicted on women at Hamad airport earlier this month will be held to account.

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Aviation

Passenger on same Qatar Airways flight as invasively-searched women thought plane was being hijacked

A 73-year-old woman has recounted her disturbing experience of being on a Qatar Airways flight when several Australian women were forced to have invasive vaginal examinations by authorities.

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Women from 10 flights taken for invasive medical examinations in Qatar, says Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister

More troubling details have emerged over the Qatar airport incident involving a number of Australian women.

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Tourism

DFAT establishes hardship fund for Aussies trapped overseas

Are any of your clients still stuck overseas? This could help relieve some of their (and your) stress.

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Tourism

WTTC urges strong leadership from ScoMo to save tourism sector

by Christian Fleetwood

Australia’s Prime Minister has a lot more on his plate right now after this heaped spoonful from the WTTC.

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Hotels

Tourism

Flavour of the Week: Virgin’s board change-up, Crown’s new hotel GMs + more

Say hello to the latest movers and shakers in the industry. However, that’s not to say they know their way around a dance floor or anything.

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