Why this Qantas flight took a 870km detour from Wellington to Melbourne

TravelUpdated 22 Jun, 2022 08:48 PM2 minutes to read On a good day, a flight from Wellington to Melbourne takes three and a half hours. Unfortunately for passengers aboard QF172 on Tuesday, it was closer to five hours thanks to a 870-kilometre detour. The 737 Quantas aircraft performed a large arc detour up towards Norfolk …

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More Than Two Million Passengers Pass Through Melbourne Airport In May

Melbourne Airport handled over two million passengers in May – around three-quarters of May 2019 numbers. Passenger numbers were slightly down on April’s figures when a stellar Easter holiday period inflated numbers. However, the airport notes international airlines and passengers are returning, providing a more diverse mix of customers and a solid foundation for growth …

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Melbourne airport shuns disabled passengers in secret deal with Uber

Melbourne airport has announced that they would be changing where passengers can locate their transport services when departing the airport. In the new plan which will be operational next week, disabled passengers will be forced into an obstacle course merely to reach their wheelchair accessible taxi. The new plan, creates an Uber rank front and …

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