Aviation Wrap: New bosses for IAG and United, Emirates’ Aussie return + MORE
If this week’s Aviation Wrap was a type of aircraft, it would be an Antonov An-225 Mriya. Meaning it’s got a buttload of news.
Aviation Wrap: Star Alliance’s COVID-19 database, United’s San Fran-Syd repatriation flights + MORE!
Through thick and thin, we’re committed to bringing you the news you need. But we suggest swapping a salad for three courses to match the time it will take to devour this Aviation Wrap.
COOKIEGATE: United freaks out flying community by temporarily axing cult cookie
As avid cookie fans, we can totally empathise with the passengers’ concerns and would have written a strongly-worded letter had the airline not amended its mistake.
Airline forced to train employees on dealing with inflight porn viewers
Apparently, lots of passengers are choosing to watch x-rated content on their devices while flying. Well, enough people for one airline to introduce new staff measures.
“I will kill you”: Unruly passenger attacks flight attendant, causes flight diversion
by Ali Coulton
The passenger allegedly became unruly when he was refused service of alcohol. Let’s be honest: we’ve all been there, but we just haven’t slapped a flight attendant in the process.
Agent Wrap: TravelManagers partnership, India and LA famil opportunities, Flight Centre captain’s special appearance + MORE!
The pictured gondola is looking pretty good to Travel Weekly staff right now, as we try to come up with ways to get to the pub across the road in this torrential Sydney rain.
ATSB launches investigation after loss of separation between Virgin and United jets
Australia’s Transport Safety Bureau is currently gathering evidence on yet another serious loss of separation incident.
Coronavirus: Aussies urged not to travel to China as travel bans take hold
The government has updated its travel advice as the death toll for the deadly virus jumps to 305, with 12 confirmed cases in Australia.
PHOTOS: Coco the very good rabbit scores a seat in business class
Nobody freak out, but we’ve got some very important news: this very cute bunny rabbit wearing a bowtie just scored its own seat in business class, and the photos are SO CUTE!
Flavour of the Week: Air New Zealand director to resign, United’s Aussie promotions + MORE!
To celebrate Christmas and the final Flavour of the Week edition for 2019, we’re cracking open the eggnog and sprinkling the office with nutmeg, much to the dismay of the cleaners.
Flavour of the Week: United’s big leadership changes, The Walshe Group’s new client, another ETC partnership + MORE
Having trouble keeping track of the latest hirings, firings and partnerships? Get yourself back in the loop with this.
Airline pilot paid more than $400,000 after wrongful arrest for being naked in hotel room
Yes, you read that headline correctly. And yes, the story is as bonkers as you predicted. Click here to see how the pilot got his just desserts.
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