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Qantas Will Pay For Your Passport For A Trip To Australia

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When traveling to a foreign country, I’m pretty sure that 99% of you know that we need a passport. Passports aren’t cheap at around $135 but the places it allows you to go make it well worth the cost.

Qantas Airways wants to make it easier for Americans to visit Australia. They want to pick up the tab for your passport… Kind of. Continue reading Qantas Will Pay For Your Passport For A Trip To Australia

Qantas Freezes Pet Bird To Death, Won’t Take Responsibility

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A 21 year-old Australian woman, Danielle Di Fiore moved to “London in March with her boyfriend and best friends, two year-old Indian ringneck parrots Kakota and Elvis“.

She paid Qantas a huge sum of money to get her birds to London, but one didn’t arrive in good health, dying of hypothermia soon after. Continue reading Qantas Freezes Pet Bird To Death, Won’t Take Responsibility

IFE Injures Toddler’s Finger, Qantas Being Sued

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Last month I wrote about how Qantas was being sued for $74 due to a broken IFE.

For those of you unsure of the term IFE, it’s the In-Flight Entertainment system that helps us get through a flight.

It seems that Qantas isn’t doing well when it comes to their IFEs.  Continue reading IFE Injures Toddler’s Finger, Qantas Being Sued

Qantas Airways Being Sued $74 for Broken IFE

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Over the past five years, the only movies I have watched tend to be children’s movies or those that I get to watch during flights.

Imagine taking a 10 hour flight. You’re looking forward to relaxing and watching a few movies but then it turns out that your inflight entertainment system is broken!

I know that I’d be pissed. Continue reading Qantas Airways Being Sued $74 for Broken IFE

New Parents Can Put Airline Status On Hold with This Airline

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Many people work hard to earn airline status to enjoy the added benefits. (Think upgrades, early boarding & free checked bags…)

Unless you have lifetime status, your airline loyalty most probably only lasts for one year unless you re-earn it.

One airline has come out with a new program for new parents called the “Parental Pause” status hold. Continue reading New Parents Can Put Airline Status On Hold with This Airline

Koalas Check Out Qantas First Class

qantas first classMany of you have heard of the movie Snakes on a Plane and  there have been a couple of incidents this year of scorpions on a plane. You can read about them here and here.

Now there are koalas on a plane…

To celebrate Singapore’s 50th anniversary of independence, four cuddly and cute koalas were gifted to the country by Lone Pine Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia. Continue reading Koalas Check Out Qantas First Class

Qantas A380 Floods, Returns To LAX

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Kim, Lucas and I were sitting in a local fast food joint in Omaha, Nebraska yesterday when a scary story came on the news.

A Qantas A380 flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne had to return back to LAX an hour into the flight due to a water leak which caused flooding onboard. The news story showed footage of the plane with water flowing down the aisles. It was definitely a sight that I never want to see in-person. Continue reading Qantas A380 Floods, Returns To LAX