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AirAsia’s head-turning hazmat uniforms for flight attendants

Face masks, protective face shields, gloves and safety glasses may well become the new norm for post-pandemic flight attendant attire.

Travel

Is this what aeroplane cabins will look like in the future?

The Crystal Cabin Awards recognise the best concepts, designs and prototypes that could spell out the future of flying. Here are our favourites this year.

COVID-19

Qantas boss hints at flights on the flying kangaroo for as little as $19

Airfares between Melbourne and Sydney could fall as low as $19, hinted Qantas chief Alan Joyce, adding that cheap flights would stimulate the domestic sector by satisfying Australians’ “pent-up demand” to travel once restrictions are lifted.

Travel

Bizarre plane could be the future of sustainable flying

It may look a bit bizarre, but this new plane design could be the answer to sustainable flights

Travel

Virgin Australia enters voluntary administration

Will the federal government bail out Virgin Australia or allow commercial forces to rule, as it has done in the past?

Travel

Airbus plane designed to look like a beluga whale

A new Airbus plane has entered service – and it’s designed to look exactly like a beluga whale

COVID-19

Changes in the travel industry due to coronavirus – and what they mean for you

Point Hacks, one of Australia’s biggest communities of airline rewards experts, has analysed the latest pandemic-related travel changes and advises what each of them mean for you.

COVID-19

How Qantas and Virgin plan to protect your points

Although not at the forefront of most people’s minds right now, Qantas and Virgin are getting on the front foot to shore up loyalty program status.

COVID-19

Virgin Australia suspends its international operations

Virgin Australia will suspend its international operations from 30 March and halve its domestic flying capacity, in the wake of the government’s level 4 travel bans and diminished travel demand locally.

Resources

Australia’s most successful point hackers reveal their habits

How do point hackers meet their travel goals, while still maintaining control of their spending and maintaining a good credit rating?

COVID-19

Qantas and Jetstar announce suspension of international flights

Qantas has announced a suspension of all scheduled international Qantas and Jetstar flights from Australia, as well as renewed cancellation policies.

COVID-19

Qantas accused of exposing passengers to coronavirus

Qantas has been grilled over potentially putting passengers at risk of coronavirus, after an inspection by Safework NSW found the airline was lax on cleaning processes.

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