Travel Troubles

Shock over cruises' mass pollution video

The 3192-passenger Caribbean Princes is at the heart of the criminal case.

Princess Cruises will pay $56 million for polluting the ocean with waste and then trying to cover it up.

Drunk passenger attacks flight attendant

The man was arrested in Manchester when the Turkish Airlines flight landed on December 1,

Businessman avoids prison sentence after trying to punch a flight attendant in a drunken rage.

Travellers disgusted by airport mess

The strike by airport cleaners ended on Friday.

Holiday hell: Mounds of rubbish pile up as cleaners in a Spanish airport go on strike.

Pilot has heart attack on runway

KLM aircraft are seen on the tarmac at Schipol airport near Amsterdam.

The pilot became unwell as he taxied to the runway with 128 on board.

Cruise's $55m fine for pollution video

The Caribbean Princess can carry more than 3100 passengers.

A well-known cruise liner has admitted polluting the ocean with waste and then trying to cover it up.

Offer to striking pilots video

Planes stand on the tarmac at Frankfurt airport. Lufthansa has made another offer to its pilots in the hope of ending a ...

Lufthansa makes another offer to its pilots in the hope of ending a strike that has cancelled 4500 flights.

Lufthansa cancels 890 flights

Planes stand on the tarmac during a pilots strike of German airline Lufthansa at Munich airport, Germany.

Germany's largest airline has cancelled 890 flights after pilots again extended their strike in an ongoing dispute over wages.

Air NZ plane turns back

The Air New Zealand flight to Nadi from Auckland had an engineering issue.

Air NZ flight was an hour into its trip to Fiji when engineering issues forced it back to Auckland.

Woman jumps out emergency exit

A woman jumped out the emergency exit upon landing in Houston.

Not keen on waiting around, passenger pops open exit door and leaps to the tarmac.

Turbulence sends seven to hospital video

Seven people were taken to hospital following the incident.

Passengers were thrown around when the flight was hit by unexpected turbulence when landing at Sydney airport.

Gary McCormick's Air NZ history

Gary McCormick's got some history with Air New Zealand.

Koru lounge incident not McCormick's first spat with Air New Zealand.

Mum's emotional thank you to staff

Australian mum-of-two Elise Doohan has praised the actions of quick-thinking Qantas staff.

Elise Doohan says her son might have died if it wasn't for quick-thinking flight attendants.

Not so fortuitous after all video

This Valley Flyer bus didn't quite make it around this tricky section of Fortunatus St, Brooklyn from Mana St and now ...

Another Wellington bus is in a bit of a pickle thanks to a notorious hairpin bend.

Airport network outage sorted

A network outage has been reported at Auckland Airport.

An IT outage at Auckland Airport has been resolved.

Airline bans Trump supporter for life

The disruptive passenger went on an-expletive filled rant in support of the President-elect.

The disruptive passenger went on an-expletive filled rant in support of the President-elect.

Pilot aborts landing after hoax call

Sant is alleged to have made a transmission to a Virgin flight making its final approach, telling it to "go around".

An ex-baggage handler is accused of sending fake transmissions to pilots and making Mayday calls.

Talks in Lufthansa pay dispute

A flight information board showing cancelled flights during a pilots strike of German airline Lufthansa at Munich airport,

Lufthansa cancelled nearly 2800 flights during a four-day strike.

Why we hate being called Aussies

We're two totally different countries, except for our flags and accents.

OPINION: Kiwis are fiercely proud of many things. But one of the most important is not being Australian.

Air NZ flight diverted

Fight NZ281 was diverted to the north Australian city on Sunday evening.

Medical emergency forces flight due to land in Auckland from Singapore to divert to Darwin.

Pilot strike causes havoc

Planes stand on the tarmac during a pilots strike of German airline Lufthansa at Frankfurt airport, Germany.

Lufthansa pilots in Germany begin two-day strike, grounding 1800 flights.

Airbus A380's hairy landing in storm video

The Airbus A380-861 was landing at Amsterdam's Schipol Airport during a storm.

The world's biggest passenger jet lands "sideways" but successfully as storm's crosswinds batter airport.

41 passengers kicked off flight

Forty-one passengers, some of whom "had been drinking", became aggressive towards crew members.

A large group of passengers who "had been drinking" became aggressive towards crew members.

Genitals 'burnt, blistered'

Rhett Butler, 16, suffered burns, blisters and scarring to his thighs, groin, genitals and midriff when a cup of coffee ...

Teen sues over suffering burns to his genitals when coffee was spilled on a flight.

Emergency landing over blocked toilet

The plane was diverted for five hours while the pipes were unclogged.

The flight was delayed when "something solid" clogged up the plane's entire lavatory system.

Who ordered the cockroach?

The cockroach allegedly found at the bottom of the meal.

Vegetarian Air India passenger finds unwanted extra "meat" in his meal.

Isis 'hit list' threatens Australia video

A Qantas plane featured in the video.

Melbourne and Qantas Airways are listed as targets in horrifying Islamic State propaganda video.

Pilot shuts down Trump fight

The captain gave a speech about tolerance when an argument over Donald Trump broke out during a flight.

The captain intervened when an argument over Donald Trump broke out during a flight.

Passengers sue over plane fire video

Passengers flee burning plane at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

People were forced to flee when an airplane burst into flames on the runway.

Plane damaged in Brisbane storm

A set of boarding stairs slammed into a Qantas Link plane during the Brisbane storm.

A Qantas plane was slammed by a set of boarding stairs during a "mini-cyclone".

Passenger threat on Air NZ flight

An Air New Zealand flight was delayed for 25 minutes after a passenger threatened crew members.

Man said he was going to "blow the plane up" on Wellington to Dunedin flight.

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