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Aussie airports accuse airlines of squeezing capacity and arcing airfares

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas and Virgin Australia are among the airlines being called on to increase capacity and provide more competitive discount airfares for travellers.

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Virgin forks out $700m in attempt to fully reclaim Velocity Frequent Flyer

by Huntley Mitchell

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor has exuberantly forked out $7 for a macadamia milk latte this morning. He now has no money for lunch.

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Aviation

ACCC gives Virgin Australia’s cooperation plans with Virgin Atlantic a boost

This news couldn’t have come at a better time for Virgin Australia, given its current financial predicament.

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Aviation

Flights cancelled as Sydney Airport rocked by wild weather

by Christian Fleetwood

More than 20 outbound flights have been cancelled at Sydney Airport after windy weather affected operations.

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Aviation

BP swaps Velocity for Qantas loyalty program

by Ali Coulton

The announcement comes at a dismal time for Virgin, which just announced it will axe 750 jobs after reporting a seventh straight full-year loss.

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Virgin Australia flags 750 job cuts following another full-year loss

by Huntley Mitchell

Following these dour financials, Virgin Australia is set to be shopping at Fantastic Furniture instead of Nick Scali for reception armchairs and jute rugs.

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Virgin Australia bans MacBooks from checked luggage

by Christian Fleetwood

MacBooks have joined coconut meat, hedge trimmers and electro shock weapons on Virgin’s list of banned checked luggage items.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia helps Kiwi prank sister with small bearded man

The airline got in on a prank between two sisters that was 30 years in the making. Watch how it unfolded here.

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Aviation wrap: Virgin’s Aussie-first, Win a year of free travel with Jetstar, Hawaiian Airlines’ new Maui-Las Vegas flights + MORE

Gearing up for your next airfare? Well, you’re in luck, as Travel Weekly brings you its Tuesday special for all things aviation.

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Qantas, Webjet & Flight Centre among travel companies hardest hit by ASX fall

by Christian Fleetwood

Australian travel companies were among those on the receiving end of a drop in share prices at the opening of the ASX200 this morning.

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Aviation

Aussie first: Virgin Australia launches nervous flyers program

Have you seen a Qantas employee who seemed on edge this morning? It could be because Virgin beat them to the punch on this one.

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Aviation wrap: Cebu’s 48-hour sale, American Airlines’ Premium Economy boost + MORE

This aviation wrap is full of sales, new products and even a couple of big milestones. Call it a fruit salad, if you will.

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