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Sydney Airport Terminal 2 evacuated

Passengers at Sydney Airport's Terminal 2 – home to Virgin Blue, Jetstar and Tiger Airways – are being evacuated fo...

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100 years of flight at Sydney Airport

  If you're one of the estimated 98,000 passengers travelling through Australia's busiest airport today, spare a thought ...

David Flynn |

Qantas hikes fuel surcharges up to 50%

Qantas will increase fuel surcharges by as much as 50% across international and domestic tickets from April 28, while also intr...

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Qantas: no lie-flat beds for SYD-DFW

Business travellers on Qantas' fifteen-and-a-half hour flight from Sydney to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) in Texas will have to make...

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Thai's 507-seat A380, retrofitted 747

Thai Airways is planning to fit 507 seats into its new Airbus A380s, putting it on par with Malaysia Airlines and China Souther...

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Hong Kong's new Sky100 observation deck

Business travellers with a few hours in Hong Kong between flights have a new option for something to do when getting out of HKG...

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AirNZ plots new joint schedule with Virgin Blue

Air New Zealand will revise its schedule later this year to remove flight duplication with Virgin Blue by creating “compl...

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How to avoid the Royal Wedding in London

With Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding coming up next week in London -- plus a whopping four public holidays in...

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Qantas resumes direct Sydney-Tokyo flights

Qantas will recommence direct flights between Australia and Japan from Tuesday April 19 – but while the daily Sydney...

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Connect in BNE from QF's Dallas flights

Booking flights on Qantas from Sydney to Dallas-Fort Worth? Remember that the return flight stops in Brisbane to refuel, and th...

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How to find Aussie coffee in London

Long renowned as a nation of tea-drinkers, the Brits have welcomed the global coffee chains with open arms.  It seems lik...

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V Australia's LAX emergency: knock-on effects

Update: V Australia has chartered an Air New Zealand Boeing 747 to ferry passengers home and to minimise subsequent impact to t...

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Air NZ cuts Airpoints earn rates in Economy

Air New Zealand has made steep cuts to the amount of frequent flyer Airpoints earned when flying Economy, with the cheapest far...

John Walton |

Jetstar begins Cairns-Auckland flights

Jetstar has launched its flights between Auckland and Cairns, and will fly the route three times weekly. The flights from New ...

John Walton |

Weirdest baggage people have tried to check-in

Next time the aircraft starts making odd noises, it may not actually be the wing flaps or landing gear retracting: it may, in f...

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More VA-Etihad codeshares to Europe, Middle East

Etihad and V Australia are extended their codesharing from their joint hub in Abu Dhabi, with Virgin flight numbers now listed ...

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What's the best airport lounge in the world?

The Finnair Lounge in Helsinki Airport's Terminal 2 has been voted the Lounge of the Year for 2011 by members of Priority Pass,...

John Walton |

Virgin Blue gears up for Velocity relaunch?

Virgin Blue looks to be ramping up for a busy time next month. We've previously tipped May for John Borghetti's 'big bang'...

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