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Qantas and Jetstar to make COVID-19 jab mandatory for all staff

The national carrier said three-quarters of its employees support the move and would be concerned if their colleagues weren’t vaccinated. Naturally, the TWU is furious.

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Virgin Australia to introduce new domestic services, as pilots vote in favour of new enterprise deal

Here’s some good news not only for people who fly with Virgin, but also those who actually navigate the aircraft.

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Airline pilots turn flight path into penis and balls in support of disgraced football captain

Flight trackers around the world were left clutching at their pearls when they discovered this strange symbol in a low-cost airline’s flight path.

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Branson settles for smaller Virgin Australia stake, but is now airline’s second-largest shareholder

by Huntley Mitchell

The charismatic billionaire entrepreneur is back in the headlines. However, this time it’s got nothing to do with him riding around on a luggage carousel with giant sushi.

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Former Jetstar pilot brothers launch meat subscription service

In an unusual pivot, two ex-Jetstar pilots have launched a paddock-to-plate meat subscription service. Much like the unusual choice Travel Weekly’s editor made in asking the office vegetarian to write this article.

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Qantas pilots go above union to prevent Project Sunrise take-off

New reports have revealed Qantas’ Project Sunrise plans are being thwarted by a group of rebellious pilots.

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Jetstar ground crew to strike over unfair pay and safety concerns, says union boss

The Jetstar strikes saga continues, with ground crew and baggage handlers announcing they will walk off the job on Friday.

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Study: Fatigued pilots don’t feel comfortable taking time off

by Huntley Mitchell

Staff at Travel Weekly have created sleep pods under their desks to beat fatigue, which all include a blankie and a Baby Bunting mobile.

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WATCH: footage from inside South African plane crash that injured two Qantas pilots

Footage has emerged from the vintage plane crash in South Africa that left two dead and critically injured two Qantas pilots.

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Air China pilots accused of smoking in the cockpit

Pilots lighting up mid-flight may have caused a plane to drop 19,000 feet. Meanwhile, a busted light bulb in our office building caused us to drop down two flights of stairs this morning.

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Qantas helps junior pilots shoot for the sky

Qantas is offering a recruitment program for junior pilots, though they have confirmed applicants need to be older than the child pictured. Sorry toddlers.

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Ryanair “begs” ex-pilots to return amid flight crisis

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary didn’t exactly drop to his hands and knees, but he may as well have.

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