More than 80 jobs to go as Emirates confirms call centre closure
by Huntley Mitchell
Emirates has confirmed it will close its only Australian call centre next month, leaving more than 80 employees out of a job.
Qantas flight cancellation leaves scores of Aussie scouts stranded at LAX
by Christian Fleetwood
The big bird of Qantas’ international fleet, the Airbus a380, has left a large group of Aussie scouts stranded in LA due to a mechanical issue.
Melbourne chosen as Uber Air’s first international pilot city
It appears NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian will have to make do with the malfunctioning Sydney Metro and an unfinished light rail project, according to this news.
Aviation wrap: Air NZ to get new Dreamliners, Alliance Airlines’ new service, Qantas adds seats + more
This week’s aviation wrap is full of new planes and flights, while Travel Weekly’s editor is full after completing the 1kg steak challenge down at the local pub.
REVEALED: The most popular domestic holiday destination for Aussies
We’ve tried to be clever here by not giving away anything in the headline, but then our junior journo pointed out the obvious accompanying photo.
Sydney named world’s 10th worst city in new rankings
by Christian Fleetwood
Thousands of people have ranked Sydney the worst city in the world. In other news, water is wet.
Tigerair turns plane around mid-flight due to “written threat”
A Tigerair flight was forced to turn around mid-flight without explanation following a suspicious threat.
Melbourne outshines Sydney as Aussie holiday destination of choice
Residents of Sydney were seen kicking cans down the road this morning and shaking their fists in a southerly direction after being ranked lower than their arch-rival city.
Melbourne beats Paris, London and Rome in best cities ranking
Residents of Sydney were seen kicking cans down the road this morning and shaking their fists in a southerly direction after being ranked three places behind their arch-rival city.
Pilot error to blame for Melbourne DFO plane crash: ATSB
by Ali Coulton
The aviation safety authority has released its final report on a charter plane which crashed into a DFO shopping centre last year killing five people.
FREE FOOD: Flavours of Macao to hit Aussie streets
PSA: Macao Government Tourism Office will soon be slinging free samples of delicious Macanese delicacies on the streets of Sydney and Melbourne!
Photo special: Collette Centennial Celebration arrives in Melbourne!
Nursing a nasty hangover from last night’s Collette event in Melbourne? This photo gallery is sure to distract you for a solid two hours, depending on how fast you scroll.
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