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News

Qantas Announces Massive Changes To Its Frequent Flyer Program

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Qantas has vowed to unlock more than one million extra seats to frequent flyers as part of the "biggest overhaul" to the airline's loyalty program in its 32-year history.

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.

Good News

Good News

Stranded Students Saved After Airline Provides Private Plane

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A class of fifth grade students almost had their dreams of an interstate excursion dashed -- before Delta Airlines stepped in.

World

World

Eight-Hour Delay After Passenger Mistakes Emergency Exit For Toilet Door

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A passenger has caused an eight-hour flight delay after opening an emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom.

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.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Dies Mid-Air After Ingesting 246 Cocaine Bags

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Called 'Fat B***h' While Running, Her Response Goes Viral

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Plane With 143 People Onboard Skids Off Runway And Falls Into River

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A commercial jet arriving at a U.S. naval air station has slid off the runway and fallen into a river, authorities in Florida said.

Good News

Good News

Father And Daughter's 15 Year 'Pinch And A Punch' Battle Goes Viral

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Over 15 years, actress Bridie Connell and her father have been upping the ante on their 'pinch and a punch, first day of the month' battle, but this time it has gone viral.

World

World

Airline Accused Of Charging Boy With Autism To Take Comfort Doll Onboard As Hand Luggage

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A mother claims her autistic son was left "petrified and distressed" after airline staff stopped him from boarding a flight home in an argument over his comfort doll.

World

World

Boeing Takes $1.4 Billion Hit After MAX Crisis

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Boeing Co on Wednesday abandoned its 2019 financial outlook, halted share buybacks and said it lowered production due to the grounding of its fastest-selling 737 MAX jet.

World

World

Nigerians Are Legit Getting Pizza Delivered From London Via British Airways

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Virgin Australia's interstate food delivery service may have been a frustrating April Fools' prank, but this British Airways service is not a drill.

The Project

The Project

Does Reclining Your Plane Seat In Economy Make You The Worst?

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An article posted on Twitter about where you should recline your plane seat in economy has fired up a fierce debate.

World

World

'Fyre Festival Of Airlines': WOW Air Goes Bust, Leaving Passengers Stranded

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Iceland’s WOW Air has become the latest budget airline casualty, halting operations and cancelling all future flights after efforts to raise more funds failed.

World

World

Twitter Thread About 'Airplane Creeps' Sparks Conversation About Bystander Effect

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A male airline passenger behaving inappropriately towards a teenage girl has sparked a conversation about how men and women act as bystanders.

News

News

Flight Lands In Wrong Country, Gets Roasted By Another Airline

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A plane full of passengers was left a little confused when their flight from London to Düsseldorf, Germany, landed in Scotland by mistake.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Italy Has Banned Unvaccinated Young Children From School

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Australia Bans Boeing 737 Max From Flying In Or Out Of The Country

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Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority has suspended the operation of the plane model involved in the tragic Ethiopian Airlines crash,

World

World

Tragic Twist In Crash Of Doomed Ethiopian Airlines Plane

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The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed killing all 157 people on board.

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.

National

National

Eye In The Sky? Some Australian Planes Also Have Cameras In Their Seat-Back Screens

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Cameras pointed at passengers have been found on some in-flight entertainment systems, sparking concerns about who might be watching.

National

National

Cheeky Pilot Draws 'I'm Bored' In The Sky During Flight

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We've all probably been bored on a long-haul flight at some point -- but this pilot took it to new heights.

World

World

Airbus A380 Production Scrapped Over Weak Sales

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Loved by passengers, feared by accountants, the world’s largest airliner has run out of runway after Airbus decided to close A380 production after 12 years in service due to weak sales.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum-Of-Four And Model Dies After Graphic Final Post

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Two Dead After Plane Crashes Into Home, Engulfing It In Flames

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Two people have been killed and two injured after a small plane crashed into a Southern California house in the United States.

Tech

Tech

Are You Up For The Longest Flight In The World?

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His friends ask Duane Brown if he is nuts.

World

World

Jet Stops Just Short Of Tragedy In The U.S.

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A Southwest Airlines jet came to a skidding stop Thursday during heavy rain at Burbank Airport near Los Angeles.

Life

Life

What Qantas' Crackdown On XXL Carry-On Means for You

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Plus, which other airlines charge big $$$ for cabin bags that tip the scales.

National

National

Why Do We Pay For Name Changes On A Flight Booking?

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Often there are a number of obscure costs when it comes to air travel.

World

World

Airline Crew Asks Passengers To Pay For Broken Plane Part

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Passengers were asked to pay for the plane part by an airline employee while waiting for repairs.

National

National

Mass Flight Cancellations At Sydney Airport

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Sydney Airport has been thrown into chaos with mass flight cancellations.

Life

Life

Where Does The Poop Go And Toilet Sex -- A Pilot Reveals Everything About Flying

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Surely we can't be serious? Oh but we are...

National

National

Man's Plane Simple Idea For A Man-Cave Reachs New Heights

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A plane damaged by Cyclone Tracy and left for wreckers has been transformed into a large aluminium man cave.