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World

World

Passenger Opens Emergency Exit Because It Was 'Too Stuffy'

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A passenger waiting for her flight to take off opened the emergency exit because the cabin was "too stuffy".

National

National

Cracked Windshield Forces Packed Jetstar Flight To Divert

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A Jetstar flight from Sydney to Bali was forced to divert to Melbourne after a crack appeared in the cockpit windshield.

Alison Dance

Alison Dance

It Shouldn't Be Easier To Travel Overseas Than To Regional Australia

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Holiday-goers are being urged to travel to regional Australia and support rural economies during drought, but it's a big ask when it's cheaper at times to travel overseas instead.

World

World

Man Catches Commercial Flight With More Pilots Than Passengers

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A traveller has scored a private jet experience for the price of an economy ticket when he became the sole passenger on a flight from Colorado to Utah in the United States.

World

World

Everything You Need To Know About The Violent Protests In Hong Kong

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Last weekend marked the 10th straight week that protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets of the city to protest, in what have become increasingly violent demonstrations.

National

National

Workplace Culture Of Air Traffic Control Could 'Endanger Safety' Of Travellers

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A damning report has slammed Airservices Australia for an alleged rampant culture of bullying and sexual harassment, warning it could pose a safety risk not only to staff but air travellers.

Views

Views

I've Never Felt Safer Than When I Holidayed In A Former War Zone

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'There's trouble there!' is probably the first thought that comes to mind when someone mentions a trip to Lebanon.

Life

Life

The Most Disgusting Things Passengers Do On Planes

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If you've ever been on a train during peak hour, it's safe to say you've been exposed to the worst of humanity. But as it turns out, people are really no better behaved when it comes to travelling in the sky.

World

World

Family Leaves Son At Greek Airport, Doesn't Realise Until Landing In Wales

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A mother has described the shock of realising her sick son, who has autism, had been left behind at a Greek airport while she and her family travelled back home to the UK, completely unaware.

Politics

Politics

Aero Club Threatens Legal Action Over 'Church-Hour' Restriction

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An obsolete no-fly zone condition could cost a Victorian club tens of thousands of dollars in lost revenue, it has claimed, as it investigates taking legal action.

Perth

Perth

96-Year-Old War Veteran Fulfils Lifelong Dream To Fly Special Plane

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Ticking this item off the bucket list has been a long time coming for 96-year-old Arthur Cornwell.

World

World

The Slap That Could Land Aussie Model In US Jail For 21 Years

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An Australian model is facing 21 years in prison after being found guilty of slapping and shouting at a flight attendant in California.

Style

Style

Air New Zealand Might Scrap Makeup Rules For Flight Attendants

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The strict grooming policies of Air New Zealand might be on the way out, as the airline reconsiders how its female employees need to appear while on the job.

Life

Life

Video: Woman's Mid-Air Acrobatics Stun Fellow Passengers

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A woman was captured performing mind-bending acrobatics from her seat on an aeroplane and people are shook.

Life

Life

Airline Offers A Year Of Free Flights If You Give Up Instagram

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While the prospect of flying for free for an entire year might sound enticing, this is a pretty strong catch.

World

World

Flight Diverted After 'Roller Coaster' Winds Violently Rock Plane

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Passengers on a British Airways flight from London to Gibraltar were given the fright of their lives when their plane began rocking violently mid-air in high winds.

National

National

Pilots Worried About 'Quite Severe' Safety Impacts Of New Flight Rules

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There are fears passengers may be at risk, if proposed changes to pilot safety and fatigue rules go ahead.

World

World

Video: Woman's Unruly Outburst After Being Kicked Off Flight Goes Viral

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A woman's profanity-laced outburst has gone viral after she was kicked off a flight.

Life

Life

Delta And Coca-Cola Apologise For 'Creepy' Napkins

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US airline Delta and beverage company Coca-Cola have said sorry for napkins that encourage passengers to give fellow flyers their phone numbers.

National

National

The Shocking Moment A Violent Brawl Erupts Mid-Flight

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A Scoot flight from the Gold Coast was forced to divert to Sydney after an "unruly" man started to fight with other passengers.