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Tue 19 Mar 2019

Bad news for Aussie airlines

Bad news for Aussie airlines

The world’s cleanest airlines have been revealed and if you think our homegrown carriers rank high on that list, you’re wrong.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

RV there yet? SB Travellers in for the long haul

premium_icon RV there yet? SB Travellers in for the long haul

If travelling with friends and stopping in at some of the most picturesque spots in the country sounds like you're idea of a good time then read on.

‘Pathetic woman … put a jacket on’

‘Pathetic woman … put a jacket on’

The woman threatened with being kicked off a flight because of her crop top has been slammed on social media after appearing on a TV show.

How Aussies are changing our holiday plans

premium_icon How Aussies are changing our holiday plans

Australians are increasingly opting for an alternative to the long overseas holiday, new research has found.

POLTERGEIST: Gin and ghosts fuel history fightback

premium_icon POLTERGEIST: Gin and ghosts fuel history fightback

GIN and ghosts are helping a former Queensland family help fight to save one of Tasmania’s historic heritage properties.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

EXIT ROW SEAT: What it's like to fly in Qld lightning storm

premium_icon EXIT ROW SEAT: What it's like to fly in Qld lightning storm

The fierce electrical storm that menaced the Sunshine Coast and southeast Queensland on Friday night is a lot scarier when you’re flying in it.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

The economy seat we’ve all been waiting for

The economy seat we’ve all been waiting for

When it comes to long-haul flights, it’s almost impossible to get some sleep in economy. But this new seat-to-bed service is a total game-changer.

I broke the one rule of taxi etiquette

I broke the one rule of taxi etiquette

When it comes to getting cabs on holiday this traveller has one rule and she says it’s the greatest travel tip of all time. This is how it works.

Storms cause chaos at Sydney Airport

Storms cause chaos at Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport is in battle mode, with flights cancelled and passengers facing significant delays following a wild storm that lashed the coast on Thursday.

Teacher's school trip to paradise becomes a nightmare

premium_icon Teacher's school trip to paradise becomes a nightmare

Hervey Bay maths teacher loses compensation fight over shoulder injured in Vanuatu

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Meet the superwomen of the seas

premium_icon Meet the superwomen of the seas

THEY are the superstars of the sea, the women aboard Australia's $120 million research vessel which could help save not only our ocean life, but the planet.

New travel warning over measles

New travel warning over measles

Health authorities have issued an urgent warning about measles after a man returned from overseas to Sydney with the disease.

Wanted: Workers needing a holiday

premium_icon Wanted: Workers needing a holiday

It’s the ultimate job advertisement. Queensland will be front and centre in a new $7.5 million campaign promoting working holidays.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

The map that forced Trump’s hand

The map that forced Trump’s hand

Donald Trump has made a sweeping decision about Boeing’s suspect 737 MAX fleet, and this map shows why he was forced to act.

Australia bans trouble-hit Boeing 737 Max 8s

premium_icon Australia bans trouble-hit Boeing 737 Max 8s

Australia has banned the troubled Boeing 737 Max 8 airliner from its skies as an aviation expert accused the manufacturer of ‘engineering arrogance’ following the...

Tue 12 Mar 2019

‘I refuse to fly’: Backlash over Boeing flights

‘I refuse to fly’: Backlash over Boeing flights

Passengers have stormed social media, claiming they feel unsafe and want to cancel their fares with airlines using Boeing MAX 8 aircrafts.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Trapped Australian’s 48 days of hell

Trapped Australian’s 48 days of hell

When this Australian man landed in China, the security services pounced. More than six weeks later, he is still in serious trouble.

Change coming to Qantas carry-on rules

Change coming to Qantas carry-on rules

Domestic passengers have been complaining the 7kg-per-item limit for cabin bags is too small, so Qantas has overhauled the restrictions.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Tourists fined $4000 for wearing thongs

Tourists fined $4000 for wearing thongs

It may be Australia’s national shoe, but the humble double plugger will land you in big trouble in this hugely popular tourist region.

The 80c budget tip for seeing Berlin

The 80c budget tip for seeing Berlin

It’s one of Europe’s most exciting cities, and even better, it’s super affordable — if you know where to go.

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