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12:57pm Qantas has stopped its flights using Iraqi airspace in the wake of the MH17 disaster.
edited by Julietta Jameson Take an early bird 10 per cent off a romantic tour of Germany and Austria's back roads during 2015.
Customer service must not be one of Skytrax's judging criteria when it comes to judging the world's best airlines.
A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.
Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.
A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.
JULIETTA JAMESON With more than $1 billion spent to open the doors of the brand new Peninsula Paris; it is perhaps the most anticipated opening in recent times.
ANNIE DANG A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.
Jamie Freed Qantas Airways will add extra economy-class seats to its fleet of Boeing 737s in a move that will boost the capacity of the primary workhorse of its domestic fleet by 3 per cent.
Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.
John O'Ceallaigh Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.
Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.
Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.
CAMERON ATFIELD Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.
Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.
Hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic in the city's Tuileries garden at Louvre, but there is just one drawback - 'dirty' rats.
LAURA WALTERS AND SHABNAM DASTGHEIB Air New Zealand passengers stranded in Honolulu since Sunday due to plane fault finally take off.
Jetstar has apologised after a crew member advised Splendour in the Grass festival goers to dump their drugs before landing in Sydney.
Abby Phillip This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.
LAURA WALTERS Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.
Donna Demaio Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.
KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 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.
Natalie Paris A club night notorious for encouraging drunken sex acts among tourists in Magaluf has been ordered to close down for 12 months.
Hilton Worldwide hotel guests will soon be able to use their smartphones to select specific rooms, make special requests, check in and out, and even unlock their room doors.
Alarmed tourists in a Darwin minivan called police when they realised their female driver was showing signs of intoxication.
Germans still love to bask naked on holidays, but at home the nudist scene is facing a decline.
CRAIG PLATT It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.
The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.
A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.
The extra cost from rerouting hundreds of airliners around Ukrainian airspace is set to translate into higher ticket prices for passengers.