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Qantas, Virgin Australia update pet travel policies following dog deaths

by Christian Fleetwood

Australia’s leading carriers will introduce further precautions on their pet policies, in association with the RSPCA.

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Aviation Wrap: Emirates pledges bushfire support, Qantas returns to Byron Bay + MORE!

This week’s Aviation Wrap is brought to you by Travel Weekly’s roving reporter, who has decided to wear compression socks with thongs to the office today. It’s not a good look.

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Virgin strengthens ANA codeshare agreement ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Sadly though, we won’t get to witness Sir Richard Branson ride a baggage carousel with pretend giant sushi in celebration of this news.

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ATSB investigates trainee air traffic controller after Qantas planes’ near miss

by Christian Fleetwood

The actions of a trainee air traffic controller are under investigation by Australia’s transport authority, after two Qantas planes came dangerously close to each other.

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Qantas’ bitter court stoush with Perth Airport continues

by Christian Fleetwood

The flying kangaroo has been ordered to hand over information on airport fees and the profitability of its Perth route in an ongoing legal battle with Perth Airport.

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Bushfire smoke and thunderstorms cause flight delays at Melbourne Airport

by Christian Fleetwood

Bushfire smoke and a late afternoon storm caused dozens of delays at Melbourne Airport, which could carry over to today.

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Flavour of the Week: IAG boss calls it quits, Helloworld’s ex-comms director resurfaces + MORE!

Still playing catch-up on all the appointments and resignations this summer? Let this comprehensive rundown provide a much-needed boost.

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Aussie flights affected by Iran missile attacks, cruise lines on high alert

by Ali Coulton

Iranian missile attacks on US airbases in Iraq may cause longer flight times for Aussies travelling to Europe, as well as amended cruise itineraries.

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Aviation Wrap: Boeing starts 737 MAX compo, Emirates’ New Year special, Airbus unveils Aston Martin Edition helicopter + MORE!

To celebrate our first Aviation Wrap of the year, we’re reporting from a private jet on our way to a beach party in Ibiza. Just kidding – it’s the first week back and we’re three down on a batch brew of cold coffee.

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Qantas named world’s safest airline for 2020

Australia and New Zealand’s biggest carriers have come up trumps in this year’s annual AirlineRatings safety list.

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Turning Japanese: Qantas brings Haneda plans to light, commences Sapporo service

Did you recently spot Qantas International CEO Tino La Spina having a browse in your local Helly Hansen store? Discover the cause here.

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Qantas passengers evacuated on emergency slides as ‘haze’ fills aircraft cabin   

by Christian Fleetwood

Passengers have described a “terrible smell” entering the cabin along with a thick haze that appeared to be smoke.

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