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Every year millions of Australians jet off overseas — so what happens if something goes wrong while a loved one is travelling?

Every year millions of Australians jet off overseas — so what happens if something goes wrong while a loved one is travelling?

Each year millions of Australians jet off overseas to explore different places, enjoy other cultures and see the world.  But sometimes things go wrong.  From health issues to natural disasters, unexpected civil unrest or serious crimes, there can be real risks in travelling the globe.  Here’s what the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)...

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Little leg room, crowded aircraft and crammed lockers: Why budget airlines need to do more to survive

Little leg room, crowded aircraft and crammed lockers: Why budget airlines need to do more to survive

Dragging your painstakingly weighed luggage through endless airport corridors to find a faraway gate. Being herded like cattle onto a packed plane, passengers cramming bags into overhead lockers in a collective show of savagery. Knowing you’ll sit awkwardly shoulder-to-shoulder with a stranger for the next two hours, wishing the cabin crew would just offer you a...

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Bonza customers given bleak update on flights

Bonza customers given bleak update on flights

Bonza’s fleet of aircraft will be grounded until Friday at the earliest, according to the firm appointed to try to rescue the stricken airline. But Federal Transport Minister Catherine King has forecasted a bleak future for the carrier, conceding Bonza is “unlikely” to get back off the ground. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: Budget carrier Bonza...