Sailing: New Zealand claims first SailGP event win after dominating weekend in Plymouth

Sailing: New Zealand claims first SailGP event win after dominating weekend in Plymouth

The New Zealand SailGP Team celebrate their first event win in Plymouth, England. Photo: Ricardo Pinto/SailGP It’s been a long time coming, but New Zealand finally have their first SailGP event win. Heading into this weekend’s event in Plymouth, England, Peter Burling’s Kiwi crew had competed in 10 SailGP events and were yet to qualify … Read more

Singapore Airlines swings back to profit as travel demand surges, planes come back from boneyard

Singapore Airlines swings back to profit as travel demand surges, planes come back from boneyard

BusinessUpdated Jul 30, 2022 07:33 PM4 minutes to read Take a first look inside Singapore Airlines’ remodeled flagship lounges. Video / Supplied High demand for travel and Singapore Airlines’ rapid capacity build up – including getting planes out of desert storage – has propelled it to a big operating profit in the first quarter of … Read more

Foot and Mouth Disease in Bali: Should Kiwi travelers be worried?

Foot and Mouth Disease in Bali: Should Kiwi travelers be worried?

An outbreak of FMD in Bali has fueled fears the disease could reach Australia. Video / NZ Herald After the last two years, hearing the words ‘contagious’, ‘virus’ and ‘close borders’ in the same sentence is enough to make anyone panic. However, when Australian groups and individuals called to stop flights to Indonesia last week, … Read more

First Bulker with Rigid Sail Launched in Japan

rigid wind sail on large bulk carrier

Oshima recently floated the first large bulker with a rigid wind sail for MOL (MOL) Published Jul 22, 2022 12:12 PM by The Maritime Executive The first installation of a rigid, winged sail has been completed on a commercial bulker with the vessel recently floated at the Oshima Shipyard in Japan. The bulker being built … Read more

Flight attendant shares advice for catching flights during Covid-19 chaos

Flight attendant shares advice for catching flights during Covid-19 chaos

Travel Jul 11, 2022 01:47 AM3 minutes to read American flight attendant Kristie Koerbel has shared her advice after two decades in the industry. Photo / 123rf At first, the life of a flight attendant seems glamorous. Sure, there will be some challenges (stubborn passengers, red-eye flights, tough sleep schedules), but it’s worth it for … Read more