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Thanks to its enormous size and comfort, the Airbus A380 is an incredibly popular aircraft with passengers, though it is less so with airlines outside of a specific niche. While COVID-19 has been thought to kill off the giant of the skies, the type made a dramatic, unexpected comeback.


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Auckland Airport Delivers Successful Marriage Proposal

For all those who ignore airport public address announcements, here is something to think about.

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Virgin Australia Unveils Aussie First Bag Tracking Tool

Virgin Australia has launched its new baggage tracking tool, hoping to restore passenger confidence in checked bags.

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Fiji Airways A350 Business Class Sets A High Bar

Fiji Airways will soon have four Airbus A350s with very comfortable business class cabins and an experience that will be hard to beat.

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Auckland Airport Puts Airlines Offside As Profit Plummets And Charges Rise

Auckland Airport is soon to reach full COVID recovery but it seems years of turbulence will surround the multi-billion dollar upgrades.

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Virgin Australia Velocity Launches Luxury Escapes And Lures Qantas Gold FFs

Virgin Australia frequent flyers have a new way to spend and earn Velocity points and take a luxury holiday at the same time.

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Premium Economy On Qantas: Everything You Need To Know

The exclusive cabin is available on the carrier’s Boeing 787 and Airbus A380 aircraft, and in 2025, the A350.

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Qantas To Send Its Airbus A330s To Bali

The equipment change will happen at the end of October.

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Air New Zealand Reintroduces Boeing 787s On Auckland-Perth Route

Step aside, Wamos Air; the Air NZ metal is back.

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HARS Museum Lines Up Vietnam War Aircraft For Next Tarmac Day

The HARS Museum in New South Wales is paying tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the end of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War.

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Bonza 737 MAX Links Gold Coast To Tassie Nonstop

Thanks to Bonza the island at the bottom of Australia will soon have low-cost nonstop flights between Launceston and the Gold Coast.

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Revealed: Australia’s Top 10 International Destinations By Flights

Another fifth-freedom carrier has just started flying to the leading destination.

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Qantas Posts A$2.47 Billion Profit And Launches Mega Sale And Points Giveaway

After losing A$7 billion in three years Qantas has clawed back a third of that in the twelve months ended June 30th, 2023.

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Air New Zealand Profit Means More Airbus A321neos And Trans Tasman Seats

With a solid profit under his belt Air New Zealand CEO Greg Foran thanked customers for their loyalty while the airline emerged from COVID.

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Qantas Orders Airbus A350s and Boeing 787s To Replace A330s and A380s

Speculation around fleet renewal at Qantas ended today when the airline announced it has ordered Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 widebodies.

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Virgin Australia CEO Weighs Into Qatar Airways Dispute

The decision to block Qatar Airways from adding more flights to Australia has created a media storm in Australia.

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Iberia Flies Women's World Cup Winners Back To Madrid On An Airbus A350

The airline treated the team onboard with a special celebratory inflight service.

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Qantas Returns Two Airbus A380s And Adds 250,000 Extra International Seats

With more 787 Dreamliners and A380s coming back into service Qantas is ramping up capacity on some of its most popular routes.

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Australian Airlines Are Letting Their Customers Down

While some airlines are doing better than others Australian aviation needs to lift its game in terms of reliability and on-time performance

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Air New Zealand Launches New Partnership To Bolster Engineering Talent

The local polytechnic delivers qualifications in Aviation Engineering.