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‘Plush af’: Traveller’s hilarious Qantas review

Until now.<p>I just nailed a morning and arvo QF and I have decided for the extra fiddy, I’d rather the posh lux QantYAS feels, than the dollars. I …

Travelers

First look at epic new Crossrail tunnel ride under London

<b>(CNN) —</b> Subterranean London is riddled with twisting tunnels that carry subway trains, rivers and secrets beneath the city's busy streets.<p>Now new video reveals that a huge addition to this underground network is almost complete as underground test runs begin on Crossrail -- a $20 billion rail line …

Trains

The new luxury airport lounge at San Francisco's airport has a full bar, nap pods, and 492 power outlets — take a look inside

Flying can be a real pain. But for United Airlines' international travelers with money to spare, a high-end experience awaits them at San Francisco International Airport.<p>The airline raised the curtain on its new Polaris lounge — only the second of its kind — at SFO's international terminal on April …

Qantas, Air France back in codeshare liaison for flights to Paris

Qantas and Air France are back in rapprochement for daily flights to Paris, in what many hope will be a prelude to Qantas launching non-stop Boeing …

RECORD BREAKING: Qantas smashes direct London flight time, again

By Nahrain John<p>@karryontravel<p>21 May 2018<p>The Quokka isn’t the cutest animal in Australia, it’s also potentially the fastest commercial aircraft after …

How to plan and book a round-the-world trip using Qantas Points

Looking for one of the very best ways to use your pile of Qantas frequent flyer points? Here it is: booking a lavish, round-the-world business class …

Serial Stowaway Charged After Boarding Chicago Flight Bound for London Without Ticket, Passport

A 66-year-old woman with a history of trying to fly without a ticket once again managed to slip past security, this time boarding an international …

British Airways

The 10 Busiest Domestic Airline Routes in the World

What are the 10 busiest domestic airline routes in the world? OAG Aviation puts together a list each year of the busiest domestic and international …

Uber-style driverless cars set for Perth as part of international trial

Perth is set to become the first Australian city, and one of the first places in the world, to trial on-demand driverless cars capable of picking up …

An updated map of the future Saigon Metro

[HCMC Metro Map (download full resolution image here.]Out of all the megacities of Southeast Asia, Saigon is the only city without any form of metro …

Scientists Discover 'Miracle' Mineral That Could Make Internet 1,000-times Faster

A rare mineral discovered in Russia in the 1830′s could hold the key to boosting internet speeds 1,000 times faster than today. The mineral, perovskite, has a number of incredible properties, many of which scientists are now realizing.<p>Perovskite (CaTiO3) is a calcium titanium oxide mineral, but the …

Perovskite

Crossrail Place

Preview: Singapore Airlines' new Airbus A380 first class suites

Following today's launch of Singapore Airlines' all-new A380 first class suites, we took the chance to check out the luxe cribs – taking plenty of …

Singapore Airlines

Australia's Qantas hops ahead with first nonstop flight to Europe

Finally, after 97 years, Australian airline Qantas gets to fly the way it's always wanted.<p>The Australian airline on Monday took delivery of the first of eight 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing. It's a jet that Qantas is pinning its future to -- part of a years-long turnaround from record losses.<p>Next …

Qantas

'Narco-pigeon' shot by Argentina police

<b>Police in Argentina have shot a carrier pigeon that was delivering drugs to a jail, prison authorities say.</b><p>The bird was spotted flying into the grounds of the jail in the central city of Santa Rosa.<p>Officers discovered it was carrying a backpack containing sedative pills, marijuana and a USB drive, …

Argentina

The ultimate case against using shame as a management tactic

Earlier this month, what could have been the worst aviation accident in history was narrowly averted. An Air Canada pilot mistakenly lined up to land on a taxiway, instead of a parallel runway, at San Francisco International Airport. Four planes, fully fueled and loaded with passengers, were parked …

Air Traffic

Hundreds of sheep killed after bear chases them over cliff

More than 200 sheep have died after they hurtled over the edge of a cliff in the Pyrenees mountains while being chased by a bear.<p>Their deaths have reignited the bitter debate over the presence of bears in the mountain range that straddles the French-Spanish border, where they were reintroduced 20 …

Britain set to break flight record amid summer getaway

LONDON (AP) — Britain is poised to handle a record number of flights in its increasingly crowded skies as most schools break up for the summer and …

Air Traffic

UK air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies

<b>Air traffic controllers are warning that UK skies are running out of room amid a record number of flights.</b><p>Friday is likely to be the busiest day of the year, with air traffic controllers expecting to handle more than 8,800 flights - a record number.<p>They have called for a drastic modernisation in …

Air Traffic

Air France just launched a 'boutique' airline for millennials — here's everything we know

The newest offshoot of the 84-year-old company is aimed at younger clientele aged 18 to 35.<p>According to Air France, Joon is not a low-cost carrier, instead, it's designed to be a boutique lifestyle-centric brand focused on design and digital technology.<p>"With Joon, we have created a young and …

Low-Cost Carriers

Komodo Dragon Blood Could Save Your Life One Day

Many animals are good at healing us emotionally, like capybaras and tiny kittens in tiny hats. Regrettably though, if we got really sick, no amount …

Man trapped in ATM slips notes to customers begging for help

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Texas man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape, police said Thursday.<p>The contractor became stuck Wednesday when he was changing a lock to a Bank of America room that leads to the back of …

787, A350, or A380: What's The Best Plane For Passenger Experience?

Have you ever watched a bottle of water become a crushed, miniature version of itself while airborne? That simple visual is the most common reminder …

Exclusive: Inside Airbus's wild modular plane concept

Is this the thing that will make flying less terrible?<p><i>There are the smartphones and laptops we use every</i> <i>day, and then there’s</i> Next Level <i>technology. In this new</i> Verge <i>video series,</i> <i>s</i><i>enior</i> <i>e</i><i>ditor Lauren Goode takes you behind the scenes to show you the technology that’s being worked on at some of the</i> …

Black cab turns green as all-new electric London taxi launches

Cab maker ditches diesel to produce a petrol and electric-powered taxi that will be rolled out in November<p>The maker of the London black cab has unveiled the new, electric design of the car, which will hit the capital’s roads in November and which it hopes to sell to pollution-blighted cities …

YY Fares Retire after Seven Successful Decades

<b>Press Release No.:</b> 40<p>Date: 6 July 2017<p><b>​Geneva</b> - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the YY Fares will be rescinded from …

Striking images reveal progress of Crossrail engineering work, with 18 months to go until opening

Striking images of the new Elizabeth Line tunnels taking shape beneath London have been revealed.<p>With less than 18 months until the Crossrail line …

Trains

How to Get Your Luggage First at Baggage Claim

What you should know about check-in times, baggage handling, elite status, and more.<p>If you're trying to breeze through the airport, then don't check a bag. That's simple. But sometimes, you can't help it, and even the savviest travelers are left waiting for their suitcases to flop onto the carousel …

iPhone 8 to ditch fingerprint sensor for face scanner, reports say

Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 could feature a revamped security system in which owners unlock the device using their face rather than fingerprint.<p>The tenth-anniversary iPhone is expected to have a drastic redesign, which could include a security system that can scan users' faces to check who is using …

SBS Cycling Central

This is a post-stage interview packed with TMI. So good.