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Qatar Airways reveals Virgin was not its first partner pick

It turns out Virgin was Qatar Airways’ second pick for the dance; reminding Travel Weekly’s editor of her high school days.

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Virgin defends CEO against ‘vague’ bullying claims, launches new partnership with Qatar

Travel Weekly also has bullying claims against Virgin, but that’s only because the airline no longer responds to our requests for free flights and unlimited upgrades.

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South Australia is luring British backpackers over with 10 pound flights

With prices this low you’ll soon have South Australia confused with Bondi, but not for any other reason than the large groups of backpackers.

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Qatar Airways donates tens of thousands to The Good Friday Appeal

These acts of generosity are great for helping the community and I bet the people at Qatar Airways are feeling pretty good about themselves as well.

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Flight Centre unveils new tech investments at in-person conference

Rumour is Flight Centre’s original tech pitch included a motorised back scratcher, but investors were not impressed.

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Qatar celebrates 25 years with massive global sale

Fingers crossed that no one tells the Qatari carrier it’s supposed to RECIEVE gifts on its birthday, not the other way around.

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APAC carrier named world’s safest airline for 2022

Winning the world’s safest airline seems like something all carriers would be proud of, much more so than the notably less coveted “world’s most turbulent airline” award.

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APEX launches new ‘WORLD CLASS’ rating with seven airlines nabbing the top spots

Some people might read the headline and only see WORLD CLASS and APEX, but don’t be fooled; we’re not talking about Mt. Everest.

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Qatar Airways CEO succeeds Alan Joyce as Oneworld’s new chairman

Do you only read Travel Weekly for news about airline alliances? Well, consider this our latest effort to keep you subscribed.

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Federal government closes India travel loophole after Aussie cricketers return home

by Ali Coulton

ScoMo and Hunt have been left red-faced after some cheeky Aussie athletes proved Australia’s travel ban for India was not airtight.

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“There is still a pay gap”: Qatar Airways’ regional boss on gender equality in the travel industry

by Huntley Mitchell

There’s plenty of gold in this interview we did with Qatar Airways’ Cassandra Kerr, so we’re marking this one a ‘must read’.

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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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