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BestJet collapses: Millions left stranded in the brink of Christmas

Australian travelers may be left stranded over Christmas after budget airfare company Bestjet collapsed. The Queensland-based company’s website collapsed just six weeks after changing hands, the Courier-Mail reports. Bestjet’s website is currently offline, with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) listing its status as under “external administration”. The Australian Federation of Travel Agents issued a statement […]

Australian Airlines to Enforce Cabin Baggage Limit

With an increasing number of customers carrying heavy baggage (overweight) into the cabin, Australian airlines have decided to weigh all hand luggage for passengers traveling across Australia. Qantas and Virgin Airlines have both decided to enforce the 7kg hand carry limit. This clampdown comes as a result of the complications caused to the staff, who have […]