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Man sues airline, claiming that he hurt his back trying to avoid an overweight seatmate

An Australian man has filed a lawsuit against Etihad Airways because he alleges that he injured his back as a result of all of the twisting and leaning (and possibly the deep, heavy sighing) he had to do while he was sitting next to a “grossly overweight” passenger.  308 more words


Man Sues Etihad Over 'Injuries' from Sitting Next to Obese Passenger

Obesity is already a big issue in aviation, now a court case in Australia could make it even bigger.

Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad is being sued by a man who claimed that being seated in economy next to an overweight passenger during a flight from Dubai to Sydney left him with back injuries. 182 more words


Etihad's new luxury option makes first class look like economy

Planning a trip to Abu Dhabi? Forget first class and book Etihad Airways’ new “Residence” option for a mere $32,000, only 26 times the economy saver price. 190 more words


6 unique ways airlines are rewarding elites

If you’ve never flown at the front of the plane on an international flight, you’ve probably strolled enviously through the opulent first-class cabin, watching fliers sipping Champagne and laying fully reclined, and imagined with envy what sort of treatment you’re missing out on. 511 more words


Collingwood vs Western Bulldogs Game Review

What more can be said that hasn’t been said in the last 4 weeks. We just weren’t good enough again, and for 5 rounds in a row, have come away with no points. 465 more words


This years We Love MCR 10k. Done!

Another race, another loss to my brother. Cuts deeper and deeper each time. Of course I always point out that i’m asthmatic and then he always points out he drinks and smokes so it probably balances out somewhere! 192 more words


Etihad to offer No 1 Traveller for Edinburgh Lounge Access

Earlier this year, No.1 Traveller opened its first lounge at Edinburgh airport. Its features include the new “Touchdown” service that’s designed to offer rapid access to a desk with internet to those in a hurry, also fully-tended bar, concierge service, and “Drive to Runway”, a chauffeur-driven airport transfers. 43 more words

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