Qantas flight ADL-BNE on a 738 (VH-VYD), showing the interior of South Australia

Australian Christmas Eve flights were cancelled

Australian travellers faced multiple airline cancellations Christmas Eve. Sydney Airport has told local media at least 80 of 500 flights that were scheduled to depart or arrive the airport today were cancelled. The Guardian Australia reports a total of 117 flight between Melbourne and Sydney were cancelled. Pre-pandemic SYD-MEL was the second busiest domestic air…

Qantas bans Australian Senator for 6 months

  Australian Senator Jaquie Lambie has been banned from Qantas flights and lounges for 6 months. The ban comes after the Independent Senator from Tasmania ranted at Qantas staff in Melbourne 25 March. Nine Newspapers reported today that Senator Lambie went on a rant after being denied access to the Qantas Chairman’s Lounge in Melbourne.…

Emirates reverses Australian flight suspension

  Emirates has announced it has reversed it’s decision to indefinitely suspend flight to eastern Australia, less than a week after the suspension started. Flights to Sydney will recommence Monday, Melbourne from Tuesday and Brisbane from Wednesday. In a statement the airline said, “We regret the inconvenience caused to our customers in the period where…