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Business Holidays

Would you blow thousands on flying business class rather than spend it on luxurious accommodation after you've arrived at your destination?

Luxe Nomad

First world problem: is business class really worth it?

Lee Tulloch I often do fly business class and there's always a moment during every flight when I ask myself, "Is it worth it?"

Aircraft

Plane wars: the battle to rule long-haul travel

Airbus A350

The battle between Airbus and Boeing over their next-generation of long-haul jets is heating up, with a string of major airlines flagging plans lsat week to place multi-billion dollar orders.

Sky report

Down to business

China Southern Flight Attendant

Isobel King flew round the world at the pointy end to road-test China Southern and Aerolineas Argentinas.

Flight Test

Flight Test: Qantas business class

A Qantas 747 flight from Melbourne to LA takes more than 13 hours.

Flight Test We board late but the cabin crew make sure the aircraft is spotless.

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Photo galleries

Photos

British Airways A380 interiors

British Airways A380

British Airways has opted for a lower A380 seating density than some competitors as it seeks to maximise premium bookings, offering 469 seats in a four-class layout.

Lap of luxury: how sports stars travel

A specially outfitted Delta charter Airbus A319 used for NBA basketball teams

Tailor-made meals and an 'unbelievable' amount of leg room - Delta Air Lines goes all out to cater for US sports teams on its charter jets.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Tripologist: SIM-ple fix for iPads overseas

Qantas iPad

Michael Gebicki What is the best data SIM card for my iPad while I'm travelling overseas?

Tips

How to complain to an airline ... and get results

Airline complaints

John Walton When things do go wrong with an airline, it's often difficult to get your problems resolved. Here are some tips on how to make sure it happens.

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Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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