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Qantas, Virgin put ban on 'smart' suitcases

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>"Smart suitcases" may be able to charge mobile phones or …


Review: Virgin Australia Business Class Auckland to Sydney

Full Review: My Free Virgin Australia Business Class Experience from Auckland to Sydney<p>Both the outbound and return legs of my $900 Delta error fare …


How Airport Lounge Economics and Priority Pass Work, Plus Richard Branson Won Big Bet

<i>Skift</i>‘s <b>Brian Sumers</b> interviews the Senior vice president at Airport Lounge Development which runs The Club lounges and she shares Priority Pass …


How To File An Air Travel Complaint With The DOT

A week ago Swiss made some first class award seats available through partner programs, including Aeroplan, which quite a few people took advantage of …


I Got Upgraded to Virgin Australia Business Class For Free, Really!

I Received a Free Upgrade to Business Class on My Flight to Sydney Simply By Asking<p>I’m finally back in the United States after nearly a week in New …


Virgin Australia trials 'grab and go' airport lounge breakfasts

by David Flynn | December 5, 2017<p><b>EXCLUSIVE |</b> Virgin Australia will offer 'Grab & Go' meals at its Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane lounges, allowing …


Australia's New Long-Haul Service to Europe Could Be Just the Beginning

<i>Editor’s Note: Gateway is a Skift series featuring first-hand, original stories from our correspondents embedded in cities around the world. The logo</i> …


Labor pledges to introduce 10 days of paid domestic violence leave

Workplace entitlement would be available to all employees and doubles Labor’s previous commitment of five days<p>Labor has joined calls for all employees to get 10 days paid domestic violence leave, in line with a campaign from the Australian Council of Trade Unions.<p>Bill Shorten will announce on …

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Domestic Violence Victims Would Receive 10 Days Paid Leave Under A Labor Government

The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates two out of every three women who experience domestic violence are in the workforce.<p>Labor leader Bill Shorten said on Tuesday that his party would introduce the policy if it won government at the next election.<p>“We’ve listened to victims, frontline …

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Virgin Australia dodges questions over US food supplier caught in listeria scare

Virgin Australia have refused to confirm if its flights out of Los Angeles are stocked with food from a caterer that was hit by bacteria dangerous to …


Virgin Australia to upgrade Melbourne Tullamarine domestic terminal

Virgin Australia plans to redevelop its facilities at Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 3 over the next three years that will focus on more self-service …


Bali flights resume as ash conditions ease

Most airlines have resumed normal services to and from Bali with the exception of Virgin which won't fly any passengers to the island.

Mount Agung

Charter Hall fund lands on Virgin HQ

Listed property trust Charter Hall Long WALE REIT has taken over Virgin Australia's headquarters in Brisbane in a $90.8 million deal with its parent …

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Agung set to blow, rescue flights cancelled

December 3, 2017 7:28AM<p>HIGH-FREQUENCY volcanic earthquakes have increased at Mount Agung overnight increasing the chances of a major and explosive …

Mount Agung

Relief for stranded Australians as Bali flights resume after Mount Agung volcano threat recedes

Grounded tourists will be able to catch flights from Bali to Australia from Monday.


More Bali flights cancelled on forecast of volcanic ash

DENPASAR, Indonesia, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Airlines cancelled more flights departing the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Saturday, citing forecasts …


Kids’ sleep devices allowed on Virgin Australia flights

Virgin Australia becomes first major Aussie airline to allow a range of children’s sleep devices on board.


Airbus puts forward A350-900ULR for Qantas’s Project Sunrise

Airbus is pitching its its A350-900ULR (ultra-long range) variant for Qantas’ proposed nonstop flights from Australia’s east coast to New York and …


Virgin Australia is about to start charging you for inflight WiFi

Virgin Australia will pull down the shutters on its free trial of inflight Internet at the end of this month as the airline begins to charge …


For Hong Kong aviation fans: luggage tags made from an ex-Cathay Pacific Boeing 747 | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Aviationtag, a German company that sells luggage tags made from the fuselages, wings and tails of scrapped commercial aircraft, has just added to its …

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Bali volcano: Airport reopens as stranded tourists begin to leave island

A change in wind direction means that scheduled flights to and from Bali will resume imminently, together with rescue missions.<p>Denpasar airport, in …


Virgin Australia becomes first airline to allow children's sleeping devices on flights

In a backflip sure to be welcomed by parents, Virgin Australia has announced it will now allow children's sleeping devices on planes, after …


Here Are the Flights Going in and Out of Bali

The eruption of Mount Agung is wreaking havoc on the resort island of Bali, with as many as 100,000 people in an area that according to the …

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Aging 100 Seat Aircraft: Low Hanging Fruit for the E2, C Series, and SSJ

The 100 seat aircraft market is undergoing a transition, as Sukoi, Embraer and Bombardier all have new aircraft available in that size category. At …

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Bali airport closed, flights cancelled for a second day after massive volcanic eruptions

Bali's Denpasar Airport will remain closed on Tuesday.<p>The airport will be closed for a further 24 hours, until 7am local time on Wednesday when conditions will be reassessed again, the spokesman for the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management said.<p>Flights in and out of Bali were cancelled …

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Delta Sky Team Partners : Delta Air Lines

AEROMEXICO<p>SkyTeam Member AeroMexico serves as Mexico’s leading airline carrier, with over 600 daily flights to 86 destinations.<p>(1) Full fare Main …


Korean Air's Apex seats raise production, maintenance questions - Runway Girl

The past several years have not seen universal success for seatmakers cutting the bleeding edge where design, materials engineering, passenger …


Review: Qantas Economy Sydney Melbourne

<b>TL;DR</b><p>Qantas’ domestic economy product out does what their US based counterparts do for flights of similar duration. The business class lounge in …


Did You Know You Can Buy Virgin Australia Velocity Points Online?

This post is quite late but I was asked about it so it’s worth posting about. Virgin Australia Velocity points are incredibly easy to get, especially …


Virgin Australia's 777s Will Have Wifi By May 2018

Virgin Australia offers one of my all around favorite longhaul business class experiences. Their fleet of 777s has new reverse herringbone business …