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Pilots banned from taking photos

The order added that while pilots were banned from taking photographs on airborne planes since 1997, now it was ...

India's air safety regulator has taken the step after six pilots took selfies with family members inside the cockpit.

Don't call it the Czech Republic

Heading to Prague? It's time to call the Czech Republic by the name it wants to be known as.

Heading to Prague? It's time to call the Czech Republic by the name it wants to be known as.

Brangelina break-up sells flights

A woman holds a newspaper with Norwegian Airlines' Brangelina break-up advertisement.

Norwegian Airlines is cashing in on Brad Pitt's single status, offering cheap flights to Los Angeles.

Nelson air link revived

Originair managing director Robert Inglis in front of the Jetstream aircraft at Nelson Airport before the first flight ...

Direct flights between Palmerston North and Nelson resume after a five-month break.

Travel pics: Snap and win! gallery

The two photos were taken at a lodge I worked at in South Africa over June/July which conducted research into Lions, but ...

Do you have a holiday snap that you'd like to share with the world? Send it to us and be in to win a Fujifilm camera!

Travel quiz: Test your knowledge

Where are you if you are drinking a South Pacific (SP) beer you paid for with kina at Jacksons International Airport?

Where would you find Europe's number one tourist attraction?

Dreamliner for Air NZ Vietnam route

The Dreamliner will fly on Air New Zealand's Auckland to Ho Chi Minh City route.

Air NZ confirms it will operate a second season of non-stop services between Auckland and Vietnam.

Own a rare piece of Concorde

Concordes were commercialised by Air France and British Airways.

From toilet seats to cockpit parts; enthusiasts and collectors can buy a piece of aviation history.

Hovercraft coming to Lake Pukaki

An artist's impression of one of the new hovercrafts in action on Lake Pukaki.

Lake Pukaki is set to become the home of New Zealand's only commercial hovercraft company.

Pilot's view from the cockpit

Simon Rockett captures the aurora borealis from the cockpit.

Pilots don't just fly planes - it turns out, they're pretty good photographers too.

Suing for 'obese spillover'

Emirates allegedly refused to let the man initially move seats or offer an apology. Now he's suing.

Passenger says nine-hour flight to Dubai was made deeply uncomfortable by obese man's "spillover".

The 'Ugly' Wall of China

Great Wall

Worst restoration job of all time? Botched efforts leave 8km section of Great Wall looking like a cycle path.

On board first Capital Express flight video

Singapore Airlines' inaugural flight from Singapore and Canberra touching down in Wellington.

We flew on the inaugural Singapore to Wellington flight to see what all the fuss about.

Exhausted pilots threaten strike

Easyjet pilots have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in a dispute over "pilot fatigue".

Budget airline pilots have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in a dispute over "pilot fatigue".

Why do airplanes fly empty?

When you have a row of seats to yourself, it's like winning the lottery. Imagine an entire airplane.

When you have a row of seats to yourself, it's like winning the lottery. Imagine an entire airplane.

Plane-makers access untapped market

The US has granted Airbus and Boeing permission to finally sell airplanes to Iran.

The US has granted Airbus and Boeing permission to finally sell airplanes to Iran.

Start of greener, cleaner flights

Hawaiian Airlines has introduced Brisbane's second ASPIRE emissions-reducing route.

The inaugural flight of a joint venture saved more than 680 kilograms of jet fuel on a nine-hour journey.

What to do if your luggage is lost

Check your ticket for maximum claims, negotiate and know that you will never get full prices on your things

Check your maximum claim and be prepared to negotiate how much your lost items are worth.

Hotel guest's amusing room request

The guest's girlfriend is a huge fan of actor Jeff Goldblum.

Staff always want to make your stay more comfortable, which sometimes means sourcing Jeff Goldblum photos.

Capital's first long-haul flight lands video

The Singapore Airlines flight was greeted with a powhiri.

Singapore Airline's first long-haul service to Wellington was greeted with a powhiri.

Inside Trump's $1k a night hotel video

A waiter pours "Trump" champagne for the first guests to arrive.

Who doesn't want to sleep in king-size bed with a gold headboard in the shape of a crown?

World’s shortest international flight

People's Viennaline is an Austrian airline headquartered in Vienna. It operates scheduled passenger flights from its ...

The new route between two European countries will take just eight minutes.

She 'needed a helping hand' video

Daniel Roose helps a homeless stranger get back to her family in New Zealand.

He just wanted to give homeless Kiwi some hope. He knew what it was like to have none.

The bum bag for your boobs video

The Travel Bra has hidden pockets and sleeves for cash, cards, and passports.

This ingenious Travel Bra lets you keep your passport and valuables close to your, erm, chest.

Leopard 'plays' with brave toddler video

The animal repeatedly charged against the glass enclosure but the child didn't flinch.

The animal repeatedly charges against the glass enclosure but the child doesn't flinch.

Big problem with $3 billion airport

People stay in front of the terminal of the newly built airport with a portrait of Turkmen President Kurbanguly ...

Its impressive exterior is shaped like a falcon, but this airport is lacking one thing: visitors.

Wellington 'miracle' revival lauded

Wellington's geographic layout, with its hills leading to a central hub, has been hailed as one of the reasons for the ...

The Huffington Post has heaped praise on Wellington's transformation from drab to daring.

Man lived in airport for 18 days

A man spent nearly three weeks in Singapore Airport's executive lounges by using forged boarding passes.

The Malaysian businessman was jailed for creating forged boarding passes to access airline lounges.

Hotel rooms that can beat jet lag

Special light systems, air purification and aromatherapy are all part of the "Stay Well" hotels.

Special light systems, air purification and aromatherapy are all part of the "Stay Well" hotels.

Giant moon balloon rolls down street video

The balloon appeared to envelop everything in its path as it bounced down a busy street in China.

A mammoth moon appeared to envelop everything in its path as it bounced down a busy street in China.

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