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Jetstar ranked 'worst airline' in the world in recent survey

Long flight delays, comfort on board the plane and meals served contributed to their ranking.

Air New Zealand ups capacity on domestic routes

National carrier Air New Zealand beefed up domestic capacity in the face of rising passenger numbers.

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Dr David Dao was injured during the now infamous incident earlier this month.

Listen: 'Disturbance on the aircraft' - audio of call to remove man from overbooked United Airlines flight released

Passenger Dr David Dao was injured while he was being taken off the aircraft earlier this month.

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The CAA is renewing security measures on flights from Dubai and Doha, concerning Muslims living in New Zealand.

Muslims in NZ fear discrimination if security tightened on flights from Middle East

NZ is considering following its allies by tightening security of flights from Doha and Dubai.

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Bill English said countries New Zealand works with on security have tightened rules for those from certain high-risk countries, meaning we should also consider it.

'Other countries have done it' - PM says tighter Middle East flight restrictions worth considering

New security measures could affect flights from "seven or eight" countries.

Video: Angry passenger manhandles American Airlines pilot for being 'disrespectful'

Surveillance footage shows the passenger following and shoving the pilot.

A visualisation of the location at the intersection of Deacons Road and State Highway 1 south of Waiouru

State Highway 1 reopens in central North Island after vehicle fire

Police were told that a stationary vehicle was burning south of Waiouru.

United Airlines Boeing 747

Scorpion lands on the head of United Airlines passenger and stings him

The incident happened on the same day the now famous forceful ejection of another United passenger occurred.

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Dr David Dao's lawyer says his client accepts the airline CEO's public apology, but thinks it was insincere.

Watch: 'I thought that was staged' - lawyer of man dragged off flight slams United Airlines CEO's apology

David Dao lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion in the incident.

United to compensate passengers on flight at centre of passenger-dragging scandal

David Dao was filmed being dragged from the plane after it was overbooked.

'No one should ever be mistreated this way' - United Airlines CEO issues apology over passenger dragging

The video of the shocking incident has been watched by millions around the world.

Air New Zealand takes top honours at TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards

Air New Zealand has put in a good showing at the awards decided by the public.

Alaska Airlines plane (file picture).

'Positive heat signal' forces Alaska Airlines flight to make unplanned landing in California

More than 50 passengers were onboard the plane when the drama unfolded.

A Turkish Airlines cabin crew member with baby Kadiju.

Next level customer support: Cabin crew help deliver premature baby during flight

Crew members helped out as a passenger gave birth to a baby girl in the skies over Africa.

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Fair Go investigates the hidden costs of cruising New Zealand.

Tips for cruise passengers after woman pinged $89 roaming for a few texts - and she didn't leave NZ waters

A telcecommunications whizz gave Irene Neal some tips on Fair Go for her next cruise.

Watch: Next-generation Boeing and Airbus planes take to the skies on the same day

You'll soon be able to travel in the new Dreamliner and A319neo.

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Royd Tolkien' brother Mike was an adrenaline junkie and wrote a bucket list with the intention of coming to NZ.

Man lured to NZ to complete bucket list left by brother who died from motor neurone disease

Royd Tolkien' brother Mike was an adrenaline junkie and wrote a bucket list with the intention of coming to NZ.

Malaysia Airlines (File picture).

Malaysia Airlines passengers furious over lack of communication, stranded in Auckland for two days

The airline took to Facebook to explain the flight had safety issues that were being fixed.

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Originally intended to be a one off, similar flights could be a regular thing.

First Dunedin 'flight to the lights' yields stunning aurora images from excited passengers

Originally intended to be a one-off, similar flights could become a regular thing.

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Keen astro-photographers were treated to the flight of a lifetime – imagery from Dr Ian Griffin, Taichi Nakamura, Stephen Voss, and Mark Gee.

Video: Amazing time-lapse footage of Southern Lights taken from inaugural commercial sightseeing flight

Keen astro-photographers were treated to the flight of a lifetime – imagery from Dr Ian Griffin, Taichi Nakamura, Stephen Voss, and Mark Gee.

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Britain has moved to ban electronic devices larger than a phone on flights from several Middle Eastern countries.

No plans to follow US, Britain in banning laptops on flights from Middle East

Britain has moved to ban electronic devices larger than a phone on flights from several Middle Eastern countries.

Video of hidden, makeshift dorm room reveals the part of Sydney Airport you've never seen until now

Footage shows mattresses and bedding of airport workers in a basement-like area.

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Attempts to catch Grizz were fruitless, forcing authorities to use deadly force.

Auckland Airport to conduct review on events leading up to Grizz's death

Police made the controversial call to shoot the dog after chasing him on the airfield for three hours.

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If bookings go wrong, are you up to speed on what rights you have? Fair Go helps you out.

Do you know your flight rights? You might be surprised what they are

If bookings go wrong, are you up to speed on what rights you have? Fair Go helps you out.

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Thousands blocked the street outside 10 Downing Street, protesting against President Trump’s travel ban on seven mainly Muslim countries.

'SEE YOU IN COURT' - Trump reacts to appeals court's refusal to reinstate his travel ban

A federal appeals court refused to reinstate Trump's ban on seven Muslim nations.

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