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Fri 8 Feb 2019

Bomb threat forces flight back

Bomb threat forces flight back

A Norwegian Air flight bound for France with 169 people on board was forced to return to Stockholm after a bomb threat was received mid-flight.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

This is what a $18k A-list flight looks like

This is what a $18k A-list flight looks like

American Airlines is flying Hollywood’s stars to London for the BAFTAs this weekend, and this is the insane luxury they’ll enjoy from the moment they board.

Sydney could be unlivable for thousands

Sydney could be unlivable for thousands

There’s a new argument for letting planes fly in and out of Sydney airport all night, but a lot of people are calling BS on that logic.

Passengers baffled by ‘creepy’ napkins

Passengers baffled by ‘creepy’ napkins

A collaboration between Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola has gone awry after passengers became creeped out by the napkins they were handed.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Aussie airline at potential risk of hacking

Aussie airline at potential risk of hacking

A new report claims there are dangers of checking into a flight online, and that one Australian airline is “putting passengers’ data at risk”.

New face behind Virgin Australia

New face behind Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia has finally named the new chief executive that will replace outgoing boss John Borghetti.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Mum’s angry note to ‘annoyed’ passenger

Mum’s angry note to ‘annoyed’ passenger

A mother has penned a savage letter to a fellow passenger who became irritated while flying alongside her young daughter.

Ocean Guardian spear: shark protection in the hand

premium_icon Ocean Guardian spear: shark protection in the hand

THE world’s first handheld electrical shark deterrent designed for diving, snorkeling and spearfishing is a step closer today.

Furious passengers trapped on the tarmac

Furious passengers trapped on the tarmac

A plane full of people left on board a flight for six hours without water or food say they felt ‘kidnapped’ by the airline.

Airline’s crazy $289 business class fare

Airline’s crazy $289 business class fare

It’s the business class fare cheaper than a seat in economy as Scoot airlines launches a massive sale on flights to Singapore for five days only.

The $10 to never avoid paying on a cruise

The $10 to never avoid paying on a cruise

Minimising costs on a cruise holiday is easy if you’re in the know — but spending this little extra as you go can wind up saving you thousands later.

Guest horrified by hotel bathroom

Guest horrified by hotel bathroom

A man staying at a hotel in New York has been left disgusted after turning on a tap and the sink quickly filling with brown water.

Melting ice is not all bad news for Greenland

Melting ice is not all bad news for Greenland

In this day and age, it is rather astonishing to hear of a country benefiting from climate change.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

800 JOBS: Big Pineapple's $150m revival takes shape

premium_icon 800 JOBS: Big Pineapple's $150m revival takes shape

THE $150 million project to return the iconic Big Pineapple to its glory days is picking up pace.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Canadian fishing community Peggy's Cove lives up to hype

premium_icon Canadian fishing community Peggy's Cove lives up to hype

Six German fishermen and their families established picture-perfect town in early 1800s - it's changed little since.

Big banger G-Wagen makes the American road trip great again

Big banger G-Wagen makes the American road trip great again

How do you attack a big task with a blunt instrument? With brutal force, that's how. Enter the Mercedes-AMG G63.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Travel tip that will score you thousands

Travel tip that will score you thousands

Airlines are working hard to win us over right now. Australia’s frequent flyers say these are the deals that will get you free flights.

Fri 1 Feb 2019

Guide to what you really need to know before towing

Guide to what you really need to know before towing

How difficult is towing a trailer? Very difficult — and mistakes can be painful, expensive and illegal.

Aussie woman’s horrific Thai detention

Aussie woman’s horrific Thai detention

Aussie woman Claire Licciardo spent 12 days locked in a Thai detention centre living her worst nightmare. This is what happened.

Byron Bay is an 'extension of the Gold Coast': Research

premium_icon Byron Bay is an 'extension of the Gold Coast': Research

EXCLUSIVE: Tourism researchers are investigating why there's been a downturn in visitors to the beachside town.

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