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Plane passengers receive ‘hands on heads’ order for up to an hour in bizarre airline security measure

We reckon all flight attendants who work in the US deserve a medal, or at least free self-defence classes. Maybe some tasers, too.

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Princess Cruises pays tribute to The Love Boat’s ‘Captain Stubing’ following actor’s death

The cruise line has shared a heartfelt tribute to Gavin MacLeod, who played Captain Stubing on The Love Boat, following his death on Saturday.

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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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Flight diverted after “anti-masker” accused of groping a woman and snorting a “white substance”

Witnesses also said the man carried a white feather with him, smelled terrible and even tried to make his fellow passengers sing at one point.

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“Ours is significantly cheaper”: Airline pokes fun at Louis Vuitton’s $50K plane bag

The French fashion house has caused quite a stir online, unveiling a plane-shaped bag that is more expensive than a small aircraft.

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“Bit of a stretch”: Aussie comedian cops billion-dollar charge for extra legroom on Qantas flight

Aussie funnyman Dave O’Neil got quite the shock while trying to book extra legroom on a recent flight with the flying kangaroo.

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Travel conversations are booming on Twitter. Here’s how brands can capitalise

We’ve delivered plenty of bang for your buck here with some valuable research findings and a few useful travel marketing tips, courtesy of Twitter.

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“Boaty McBoatface again?” Azamara asks Twitter to name its new ship

Personally, we think there are much more suitable names for the ship such as Cruisy McCruiseface or simply Azza, to give it a more Australian feel.

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Perth theme park and ice skating arena evacuated due to bushfire

Adventure World and the Cockburn Ice Arena were forced to close yesterday afternoon as a bushfire came dangerously close to both properties.

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Qantas warns customers of refund scam

Did you receive a phone call about finally having your client’s Qantas airfare refund processed? Well, according to the airline, chances are it really was too good to be true.

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Sriwijaya Air crash raises further questions about Indonesia’s aviation industry

Indonesia’s most recent aviation disaster has killed 62 people, after flight SJ-182 crashed into the Java Sea shortly after taking off from the same airport as 2018’s ill-fated Lion Air flight.

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Virgin Australia reunites family with beloved toy dinosaur

The airline even gave the fuzzy little guy a boarding pass! if that isn’t the best way to kick off your working week, we don’t know what is.

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