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Plane Forced To Land After Springing A Leak In Mid-Air

AP | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Water flowed down the aisles and rained down on passengers of a double-decker Qantas Airways flight bound for Australia after a l...

'Modern Family' Goes Down Under And So Should You

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Mullen | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel

Imagine going on Australian adventure with your entire family... scratch that. Imagine going on Australian adventure with America's craziest, funniest...

'Mildly Venomous' Snake On Plane Strands 370 Passengers

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 11.23.2013 | Travel

CANBERRA, Australia -- A tiny exotic snake was found on a Qantas Boeing 747 airliner, leading to 370 passengers being grounded in Sydney overnight, th...

Sick Passengers Quarantined At Sydney Airport

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel

SYDNEY — More than 20 passengers who became ill during a Qantas flight from Chile to Australia were treated by paramedics and placed in quaranti...

Airline Creates Books To Last The Duration Of Your Flight

Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel

There is something to be said for reading a good book on a long flight, but what if this book was designed specifically for your journey? You start wh...

Qantas Pays Millions To Passengers On Nightmare Flight

Posted 12.29.2011 | Travel

Qantas is paying the price for the technological malfunction that took passengers on a Perth-bound plane from Singapore on a nightmare ride. The Austr...

Virgin Pilot Blown Over By Nearby Plane, Suffers Injuries

Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

A Virgin Australia pilot was thrown off his plane's aluminum staircase and suffered extensive injuries after a nearby Qantas jet thrust its engine. ...

Qantas Strikers Vow To Work With Only Left Hands

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.12.2011 | Travel

Qantas employees, many of whom spent last month participating in rolling strikes, are getting creative: Several union engineers announced that, starti...

Rats On A Plane

AP | By SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

SYDNEY -- A flight crew checking the cabin of a Qantas plane before takeoff found rats in a compartment holding medical equipment, grounding the plane...

Justin Bieber Told He Was A 'Security Risk' On Qantas Flight

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.02.2011 | Travel

Ah the Biebs. Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber was on a flight in Australia over the weekend when he was told he was a security risk, Sky News reports...

A380 Killer Engines or Jaws Syndrome

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

"Today's aircraft engines and aviation are safe. So safe in fact that when "sh*t happens" it is not an issue that it has happened, but rather how the crew respond to manage it and comfort the passengers."

Qantas Flight Drops 26,000 Ft

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A Qantas flight making its way from Adelaide to Melbourne dropped 26,000 feet suddenly after the cabin became depressurized, according to the Agence F...

WATCH: Qantas Resumes A380 Flights On Sunday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Back in November, an engine on a Qantas flight from Sydney to Singapore disintegrated, forcing quite an international stir over air safety and the big...

Hot-Air Ballooning at the Reno Air Races with Brian Jones

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

They call it "auto racing in the sky." Every year, aircraft owners gather in Reno to compete on big ovals, like NASCAR, except the tracks are in the clouds.

Engine Trouble Forces Australia-Bound Flight Back to San Francisco

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

UPDATE: KTVU in San Francisco reports that the plane's engine blew up about 45 minutes into the flight. Passengers heard a loud bang and the plane sho...

Qantas Passenger Settles Lawsuit For Hearing Loss

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Jean Barnard, an American tourist, claimed that a screaming child on a Qantas flight in 2009 left her partially deaf. She filed a lawsuit against the ...