Aviation wrap: Airlines call for end to monopoly airports, Air NZ celebrates Maori language, Syd Airport’s major milestone + MORE!
This week’s aviation wrap is full of good news stories and huge sales – perfect for those in need of a Tuesday afternoon pick-me-up.
Aviation wrap: ANA launches Tokyo-Perth direct flights, Jetstar’s Spring Sale + MORE
Here’s this week’s wrap on all things aviation, which is best enjoyed while listening to John Denver’s “Leaving On a Jet Plane”. Unless you hate John Denver, of course.
United Airlines crew, passengers praised for helping manage autistic child
We’re all for feel-good stories here at Travel Weekly, and this one’s set to make you feel particularly warm and fuzzy.
Airline passenger allegedly forced to sit in and clean vomit-covered seat
This story has enough mentions of vomit in it to make you barf, but mercifully doesn’t contain any odours.
Aviation wrap: Alliance unveils pink plane for good cause, airport’s plastic bottle ban + MORE!
This week’s aviation wrap features a couple of cause-fighting stories. However, that’s not to say there’s any mention of angry protesters or vigilantes.
Drunk flight attendant passes out for entire trip, terrifying passengers
United is in hot water again after a United Express flight attendant was too drunk to function on a recent flight, a week after two pilots were arrested on suspicion of drinking before take-off.
International flight cancelled after both pilots fail breath test
by Christian Fleetwood
Two pilots have been arrested by authorities after failing a breath test before their international flight to New Jersey.
Aussie model avoids 21-year jail sentence for assaulting flight attendant
A former Miss Universe Australia finalist has broken down crying in a US court after avoiding a 21-year jail sentence for assaulting a flight attendant.
“A cosmic failure”: Airline apologises for putting minor on wrong international flight
An airline has made a huge blunder by putting a teenage boy on the wrong flight, almost incurring a reverse Home Alone story. Thankfully, the boy is safe and sound.
Aviation wrap: Qantas and Virgin sign MOUs with new NSW airport, Emirates goes sustainable in South Africa + more!
Welcome back, travel folk. Let’s get your heads back into gear with the latest news in the aviation industry.
Aviation wrap: Air NZ to get new Dreamliners, Alliance Airlines’ new service, Qantas adds seats + more
This week’s aviation wrap is full of new planes and flights, while Travel Weekly’s editor is full after completing the 1kg steak challenge down at the local pub.
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