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Aviation

Qantas cuts capacity, hints at fare rise in response to fuel prices

Has the prospect of spending $2.50 a litre on petrol this week got you in hysterics? Qantas can relate.

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Ryanair slammed for promoting “cheap and cheerful” holidays in Kyiv

To follow this trend, Travel Weekly has decided to start promoting holidays in North Korea, although no one has shown interest so far.

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Aviation

LATAM partners with the UN to transport Ukrainian refugees

As the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine continues, this Latin American airline has pledged to help Eastern European refugees in partnership with the UN.

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Aurora Expeditions cancels upcoming Russia voyages

The polar expedition cruise line has joined the mass exodus from Russia as travel businesses from all sectors continue to raise their middle fingers in Putin’s general direction.

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Aviation

Bailing booking platforms and Airbnb bookings: how the travel industry is supporting Ukraine

As the invasion of Ukraine continues, international sanctions against Russia heighten in every field of trade and business. Here’s the latest on how the travel industry is doing its bit.

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Intrepid urges travel industry to support Ukraine through emergency appeal

The tour operator has joined the swathes of travel companies in solidarity with Ukraine by launching an emergency appeal to support communities affected by the crisis.

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Aviation

Russian airlines asked to return leased planes as US blocks carriers from airspace

Plane leasing companies are confiscating their aircraft in response to Russian aggression, but whether or not Russia will play ball is the real question.

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News

Expensive flights, delays and new advice for eastern Europe: How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will affect travel

by Ali Coulton

While this new development will have a devastating impact on the 44 million people living in Ukraine as well as international relations worldwide, it is also expected to affect global travel in a number of ways. Here’s what you need to know.

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Aviation

Ukraine pumps millions into aviation to keep planes in the air amid fears of Russian invasion

A possible Russian invasion has many worried about flying through Ukrainian airspace. Here’s what that means for the travel industry.

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Destinations

New study reveals European countries with the longest Alien visits (in case you were wondering)

Got a client who desperately wants to believe? Find out where you should send them for their best opportunity at spotting some extraterrestrials.

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Aviation

Scott Morrison says intelligence received shows Iran shot down Ukrainian passenger plane

by Christian Fleetwood

Scott Morrison said he has received intelligence that shows Iran shot down the Ukrainian International Airlines flight that crashed on Wednesday.

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Passenger plane crashes in Iran, killing 176 people

by Christian Fleetwood

A Boeing 737 aircraft has crashed shortly after take-off in Iran, killing all on board. Here’s what we know about the incident so far.

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