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Aviation Wrap: Delta’s world-first parallel reality experience, Boeing’s new jet takes flight + MORE!

With only four days of work, we’re welcoming this week with an Aviation Wrap, a handful of hobnobs and an overwhelming hangover.

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Qantas, Virgin Australia update pet travel policies following dog deaths

by Christian Fleetwood

Australia’s leading carriers will introduce further precautions on their pet policies, in association with the RSPCA.

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Velocity Frequent Flyer’s CEO to fly the coop

Karl Schuster will be shedding a tear or two over his impending departure, as he prepares to kiss goodbye unlimited Velocity Frequent Flyer points and free stays on Sir Richard’s private island.

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Virgin strengthens ANA codeshare agreement ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Sadly though, we won’t get to witness Sir Richard Branson ride a baggage carousel with pretend giant sushi in celebration of this news.

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Bushfire smoke and thunderstorms cause flight delays at Melbourne Airport

by Christian Fleetwood

Bushfire smoke and a late afternoon storm caused dozens of delays at Melbourne Airport, which could carry over to today.

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Qantas named world’s safest airline for 2020

Australia and New Zealand’s biggest carriers have come up trumps in this year’s annual AirlineRatings safety list.

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Hawaiian Airlines and Virgin Australia treat passengers to mai tais and hula at Sydney Airport

Hawaiian Airlines brought a taste of Hawaii to the Virgin Australia Lounge at Sydney Airport’s domestic terminal last week with an ‘Aloha Friday’ pop-up bar.

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Aviation Wrap: Qantas opens luxe new lounge, Qatar’s star-studded safety video, Black Friday deals + MORE!

Has the fact that it’s only Tuesday got you considering jumping on a plane to escape the daily grind? This Aviation Wrap is practically bursting with great deals to help you get there.

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Virgin completes Velocity Frequent Flyer acquisition

by Huntley Mitchell

Addicted to news about frequent flyer programs? Well, get ready to jab yourself once more with this.

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Qantas kicks off centenary celebrations as second Project Sunrise flight lands

by Christian Fleetwood

“Hip, hip, hooray!” was the resounding shout from Qantas crew after the airline’s Project Sunrise flight arrived in Sydney. “Pass the champers” was the second call, Travel Weekly understands.

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Branson celebrates Virgin’s Japan win with giant sushi train on baggage carousel

by Christian Fleetwood

If you thought Sir Richard Branson’s Australian flag hat was bonkers, get a load of the magnate’s latest effort.

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Airlines exposed for money-saving ‘fuel tankering’ practice that increases emissions

by Christian Fleetwood

A UK investigation has revealed an unsettling cost-cutting practice at airlines that sees hundreds of kilograms of additional emissions produced per flight.

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