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Sun 17 Jun 2018

You'll never look back after moving to front of plane

You'll never look back after moving to front of plane

There are many ways to travel and once you take this step up in comfort, you may have trouble flying any other way.

Mystery of Aussie couple’s bizarre cliff fall deaths

premium_icon Mystery of Aussie couple’s bizarre cliff fall deaths

DISTURBING questions have emerged around a young Australian couple who plunged to their deaths from a beach cliff in Portugal after a night out.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Group's push to transform Agnes and 1770

Group's push to transform Agnes and 1770

THE Gladstone Development Board has thrown its support behind bolstering up the struggling coastal tourism towns Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Stockman's tale of war, pirates and 'p****d off Pakistanis'

premium_icon Stockman's tale of war, pirates and 'p****d off Pakistanis'

Fresh out of school, young and in need of an adventure, Jack Carew set off on a voyage that would ultimately shape the rest of this life.

Airline to ban booze and skimpy clothes

Airline to ban booze and skimpy clothes

AN AMBITIOUS UK entrepreneur has burnt through thousands of dollars trying to get his controversial idea off the ground.

Mid-air terror: flight’s ‘free fall nosedive’

Mid-air terror: flight’s ‘free fall nosedive’

TERRIFIED passengers thought they were going to die in a dramatic mid-air incident involving two Qantas planes.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Man with blow-up doll grounds flight

Man with blow-up doll grounds flight

A PASSENGER has been banned from flying with an airline for life thanks to his drunken antics with a blow-up doll on a flight to a party island.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Virgin Australia boss to step down

Virgin Australia boss to step down

JOHN Borghetti, who has spent a decade as Virgin Australia, has announced he would not renew his contract as CEO.

The crazy amount of time we spend commuting

The crazy amount of time we spend commuting

THOUSANDS of Australians spend up to five hours a day commuting. And it’s costing them more than a train fare.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

Radio star’s horror in-flight encounter with listener

Radio star’s horror in-flight encounter with listener

AFTER MICHAEL ‘Wippa’ Wipfli’s fear of flying ended in an embarrassing incident, he knew he had to take action.

Security search of elderly woman sparks outrage

Security search of elderly woman sparks outrage

A 96-YEAR-OLD woman claims she never wants to fly again after she was subjected to a ‘prolonged’ security pat-down at a US airport, in a confronting video that has...

Sun 10 Jun 2018

Tropical treat at fraction of the cost

Tropical treat at fraction of the cost

Choose this lesser-known Whitsundays destination and score a spot on a private, palm-fringed beach.

Lava of islands - Hawaii a destination to dream about

Lava of islands - Hawaii a destination to dream about

Hawaii has its peaceful side, even as a volcano shoots out rocks.

Strange things are happening here

Strange things are happening here

IT’S a stunning and extremely popular tourist spot that millions flock to every year. But lately, odd things have started happening.

We quit work to live on the road

We quit work to live on the road

FOR MOST of us, the thought of travelling abroad and ditching the nine-to-five grind usually stays as a dream — unless you try living like this couple.

Australia’s most unreliable airports

Australia’s most unreliable airports

SOMETIMES flight delays are unavoidable, but there are some Aussie airports in particular that you should avoid if you want to depart on time.

Sat 9 Jun 2018

Passenger’s refund demand knocked back

premium_icon Passenger’s refund demand knocked back

A MAN who demanded a refund over a “ruined” cruise, despite being upgraded to a better cabin, has lost an appeal.

Plane ‘three seconds from crash’

Plane ‘three seconds from crash’

THIS is the jaw-dropping moment a packed passenger plane came just metres from the water during a landing attempt that shocked onlookers.

Sneaky luggage trick you need to know

Sneaky luggage trick you need to know

IT’S one of passengers’ top peeves when it comes to flying, but it turns out there’s a sneaky way to get around it that few people try.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

Boy badly hurt passing through baggage claim

Boy badly hurt passing through baggage claim

A TWO-year-old boy is in a serious condition after he climbed onto a conveyer belt and ended up inside an airport’s baggage handling system.

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