Travel Troubles

Boss fans' airport stranding

A cancelled Jetstar flight left some Hawke's Bay concert goers worried they may not get to see him perform in Auckland.

Bruce Springsteen fans arrived at Napier and Palmerston North airports to find Jetstar flight was canned.

Planes' hairy landings in storm video

As Doris embarked on its destructive path across Britain, pilots battled the winds to land and take-off.

As Doris embarked on its destructive path across Britain, pilots battled 145kmh winds to land and take-off.

'This is not Trump's America' video

An image from a video of a man and woman being escorted off of a United Airlines plane after he allegedly harassed a man ...

"Goooodbyeee raaacists!" was the sarcastic message delivered as a couple were kicked off a flight.

Qatar Airways staff sacked

The airline says they became aware of the photos in late 2013.

The airline is the latest to come under fire when "inappropriate" photos taken by its staff surfaced online.

Israel's strange flight to Australia video

Benjamin Netanyahu's plane wasn't taking the scenic route by choice.

Benjamin Netanyahu's plane took 11 hours to fly from Singapore to Sydney. It wasn't by choice.

Tourist faces jail for feeding fish

The 53-year-old Russian tourist was reportedly caught on camera feeding breadcrumbs to fish.

A woman who tossed breadcrumbs into a coral reef may be locked up for her actions.

Lohan 'racially profiled' at airport video

Actress Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been exploring Islam in recent years.

Lindsay Lohan claims her headscarf's the reason she was stopped by security at London's Heathrow.

Fighter jets intercept plane video

Two pilots found out what happens when you lose contact with air traffic control: they send fighter jets

Two pilots have found out what happens when you lose contact with air traffic control: they send fighter jets

E-cigarette sparks airport evacuation

The departures hall of a London airport was evacuated after a passenger lit up in a bathroom stall. 

The departures hall of a London airport was evacuated after a passenger lit up in a bathroom stall. 

Woman saved after cruise ship fall video

The moment a woman was hauled into a lifeboat, after falling off the Princess Sun cruise ship into the Pacific Ocean.

Footage shows the rescue of a woman who spent almost an hour in the Pacific after falling from a cruise ship.

Cafe charges tourists for electricity

Charge for a charge: A cafe owner is making customers pay if they want to plug in their devices.

A grumpy business owner is sick of customers asking to charge their phones, so she's making them pay.

Families to lose campground dibs

An estimated 95 per cent of people staying at Kaiteriteri Beach Motor Camp during the peak summer period are "priority ...

Changes at a popular Nelson holiday spot could end decades-long holiday traditions.

Tourist left with nothing after robbery

American tourist Greg Thompson has had thousands of dollars worth of photographic equipment stolen from his vehicle ...

A US man who lost $30,000 of gear from his van helped police track down thieves using Facebook.

Kiwi's close encounter with shark

Tamati Wilson captured his surprise meeting with a shark on camera.

While some people might run scared when a shark swims by, Tamati Wilson reached for his camera.

Passenger plane hits deer on take-off

The aircraft was sprayed with foam to stop leaking fuel igniting.

A pilot had to declare an emergency landing after smashing into an animal when attempting to take-off.

Fire alarm evacuated airport

Four fire crews are at the Auckland International Airport after an alarm sounded on Wednesday afternooon.

Business as usual at Auckland International Airport after fire alarm evacuated check-in area.

Mid-air emergency diverts Air NZ flight

An Air NZ domestic flight bound for Rotorua from Christchurch was forced to divert to Wellington because of a medical ...

A medical emergency onboard a plane heading to Rotorua from Christchurch forced a detour to the capital.

Road block turns back tourists

Debb Taylor, left, and Marie Church are turning away more than 50 cars and vans some days and say rental car companies ...

Determined tourists still trying to drive to Kaikoura from the north.

Globetrotter suffers online bullying

Cassie De Pecol has become the fastest person to visit every country in the world.

She has broken a world record for visiting 196 countries, but Cassie's achievement has been marred by negative comments.

When travel goes wrong

Feeling substantially better after three hours on a drip in a private clinic in Sihanoukville.

Living on a remote Cambodian island sounds romantic and far-flung, but not when you need a hospital, urgently.

Flight finally leaves Dunedin video

Passengers finally take-off after a 21-hour delay.

Beleaguered passengers managed a round of applause after a 21-hour delay.

Rocker brought gun on flight video

Rick Derringer says he has taken his loaded pistol on about 20 or 30 flights avoiding detection.

A US man thought it was "acceptable" to carry his pistol and ammunition onto a plane. It wasn't.

Toxic substance shuts down airport

Police officers inside the main terminal of Hamburg Airport.

Germany's Hamburg Airport evacuated and flights halted after travellers mysteriously fall ill in waiting areas.

Pilot's bizarre rant on plane

A pilot's bizarre rant on a United Airlines flight scared a number of her passengers off the plane.

Passengers flee US flight before takeoff, after the pilot went on a rant over the intercom.

Passengers in the lurch

Both Jetstar and Air New Zealand cancelled flights out of Dunedin due to engineering issues.

Disgruntled travellers stuck in Dunedin after Jetstar and Air New Zealand both cancel flights.

Cruise ship collision video

The cruise ship Seabourn Encore broke its moorings and collided with another vessel in the Port of Timaru on Sunday.

Cruise ship detained by authorities after breaking its moorings and hitting another vessel in Timaru.

Passengers sad to miss NZ

Edward Benton hopes to continue on the Norwegian Star.

Stranded cruise ship passengers stuck in Melbourne express disappointment at missing out on New Zealand.

Stricken cruise ship docks in Oz

The Norwegian Star cruise ship is now in Melbourne undergoing repairs.

Destined for NZ when it lost power, ship towed back to Melbourne in trip described as "bloody nightmare".

Air NZ defends turboprops

Christchurch businessman and frequent flyer Kevin Dore wrote an opinion piece last August criticising the ATRs as ...

South Island travellers still claim they're getting a raw deal.

Drifting, angry and at risk

The Norwegian Star was heading to New Zealand before the break down.

Passengers on stricken cruise ship say trip should have been cancelled after engine trouble struck for a second time.

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