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The Golden Age of airplane food is over; the future is sustainability snacks

October 19th, 2019 by

The rattle of a flight attendant’s service cart sparks a nostalgic joy in me. No matter how many times I fly, I perk up when those trolleys come rumbling down the aisle, maiming any appendages brazenly stretched beyond arm rests….

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Your next vacation may be virtual says Japan’s ANA

October 19th, 2019 by

Japan’s biggest airline is betting that the future of travel isn’t traveling at all. For the last month, a married couple in Oita Prefecture has been interacting with a robot – called an Avatar – that’s controlled by their daughter…

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Air NZ flight from Auckland to San Francisco diverted to Hawaii with ‘engineering issue’

October 19th, 2019 by

An Air NZ flight from Auckland to San Francisco was rerouted to Hawaii this morning due to engineering fault. Flight NZ 8 departed from Auckland airport at 7:51 Friday, but was rerouted to Honolulu mid flight.Air NZ said the engineering…

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‘Human guinea pigs’: World’s first 20-hour non-stop passenger fight underway

October 19th, 2019 by

The longest commercial passenger flight in history is underway – a gruelling 20-hour marathon from New York To Sydney.The human guinea pigs departed the US on board a Qantas Boeing Dreamliner about 4pm NZ time Saturday.Almost…

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Qantas just days away from ‘unthinkable’ record New York-Sydney flight

October 18th, 2019 by

In days, a group of human test subjects will board a Qantas Boeing Dreamliner in New York for a flight no airline has completed before.Almost 20 gruelling hours later, they’ll land in Sydney, having conquered the longest non-stop…

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Jet lag is your own fault, Qantas long-haul research says

October 18th, 2019 by

Jet lag is a common complaint after a business trip abroad or long overseas holiday. But, it turns out, you only have yourself to blame.Ahead of Qantas’s record-breaking New York-Sydney flight, the Australian airline has invested…

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Royal Caribbean ‘moron’ passenger has holiday cut short by reckless selfie

October 18th, 2019 by

A passenger on a Royal Caribbean vessel was captured on camera risking their life for a brazen travel selfie ? but she hadn’t intended to appear in this photo.The woman, who has not been identified, was seen posing on the very edge…

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‘Climb fever’: Uluru rangers reveal ‘craziness’ as Ayers Rock climb deadline looms

October 18th, 2019 by

Hundreds of tourists have arrived in a stampede of red dust to climb the Australian landmark, an act that will be illegal by the end of next week. The climbing ban has been a long time coming, however the 26 October cut off has…

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Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands of Catalan separatists clash with police

October 17th, 2019 by

Riot police engaged in a running battle with angry protesters outside Barcelona’s airport on Monday after Spain’s Supreme Court convicted 12 separatist leaders of illegally promoting the wealthy Catalonia region’s independence and…

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Wrong turn on Canadian road trip sees family detained in US

October 17th, 2019 by

The holiday of a British family visiting Canada took a turn for the worse when they were arrested by US border authorities. Following a wrong direction Eileen, 24, and David Connors, 30, had accidentally crossed the northern US border…

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