Air transport

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Man attempts trip to Sydney, Australia – and ends up in Sidney, Montana
‘I saw a mountaintop covered in white snow. At that point, I knew I was in trouble,’ says Kingsley Burnett, who mixed up airport codes

Guardian staff

03, Feb, 2023 @3:30 PM

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British Airways and Virgin to fly daily from UK to China again
Services to Shanghai to restart after Covid quarantine restrictions lifted, with BA also resuming Beijing route

Julia Kollewe

02, Feb, 2023 @5:24 PM

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Heathrow airport boss quits after turbulent year
CEO John Holland-Kaye to resign after nine years at helm amid public souring of ties with airlines

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

02, Feb, 2023 @4:51 PM

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Australia’s airlines and airports urged to improve treatment of travellers with disabilities
Disability royal commissioner writes to company bosses after hearing of people dropped on the floor and discrimination against assistance dogs

Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter

02, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Purple budgie smugglers and Chekhov on tap as Bonza the ‘bogan airline’ finally takes to the skies
After a long delay, Australia’s first major new airline for 15 years gets off the ground offering a breezy, no-frills approach

Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter

31, Jan, 2023 @9:12 PM

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Over 1,000 flights cancelled amid dangerous winter weather in US south
Severe weather affects parts of West Virginia to New Mexico with an ice storm concentrated in the Dallas-Fort worth area of Texas

Gloria Oladipo

31, Jan, 2023 @8:58 PM

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‘It’s just outrageous’: Flybe passengers on the frustration of cancelled flights
Some people due to fly with regional airline had booked tickets just hours before firm collapsed

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

28, Jan, 2023 @6:07 PM

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UK weather: Heathrow flights cancelled as freezing fog causes travel disruption
Yellow weather warning in place for large area of England after extremely cold temperatures overnight

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

23, Jan, 2023 @12:07 PM

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Package holidays and flights up to 30% more expensive than last year
Figures from Which? show significantly higher prices for trips to most popular destinations

Amelia Hill

19, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Watchdog launches investigation into Qantas flight that issued mayday after losing engine
QF144 landed safely at Sydney airport on Wednesday after one of its engines failed over the Tasman Sea

Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter

19, Jan, 2023 @4:15 AM

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Qantas flight from Auckland lands safely in Sydney after issuing mayday call
Second distress signal in a month for airline after Singapore to London flight made emergency landing in Azerbaijan in late December

Elias Visontay and Ben Doherty

18, Jan, 2023 @7:14 AM

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Ryanair enjoys record January with 2m sales in a weekend for the first time
Airline to continue aggressive post-Covid expansion, offering 10% more seats in the UK this summer compared with 2022

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

17, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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