Pigeon on a plane! Bird causes chaos trying to hitch a ride with airline to Europe
This cheeky little critter caused delays after deciding to trade the busy streets of New Jersey for a holiday in sunny Greece.
One of Australia’s largest hostel groups collapses into administration
Looks like backpackers may need to find somewhere else to play beer pong and fall out of bunk beds after a long night if this business can’t be resuscitated.
Surge in unruly passenger behaviour sparks inflight booze bans
If you thought the increase in stories about unruly passengers of late was just because we find them mildly entertaining, you’re only half right.
Flight attendant TikToker deletes video after revealing what happens when a passenger dies
A video of a flight attendant explaining what happens when a passenger dies mid-flight has gone viral, freaking out frequent flyers across the net.
United Airlines increases non-stop service between Sydney and LA
Oddly enough, the US carrier seems to be experiencing increased demand for flights to LA, despite there being an overseas travel ban in place.
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.
Aviation Wrap: Virgin’s new route, Emirates’ eco initiative, United supports wildfire victims + MORE!
This week’s Aviation Wrap is brought to you from a galaxy far, far away not just because of the Star Wars image, but also because our journo drank too much coffee and now thinks she’s in outer space.
Aviation wrap: Air Canada’s new collab, Air Vanuatu drops Brissie fares, Jetstar’s new route + MORE!
Has the long weekend got you confused about what day it is? Never fear, Travel Weekly’s Aviation Wrap is here to tell you its definitely either Tuesday or Wednesday.
Agent Wrap: PTMs go ‘off the beaten track’, Win a $100 gift card with Riviera Cruises + MORE!
If you’re in need of a bit of wanderlust, and keen to have a wee little sticky beak, this week’s Agent Wrap is exactly what you need.
Flight forced to turn back after passenger gets stuck in toilet
by Ali Coulton
In what we thought could only happen in our nightmares, a woman became trapped in a plane’s lavatory for over an hour, including during landing.
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 wrap: United unveils new look, Emirates completes fleet renewal + more!
Coincidentally, Travel Weekly’s editor also debuted a new look today. However, his flare-leg jeans and snakeskin boots were not as well-received as United’s new shades of blue.
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