Jamie Freed

Jamie Freed writes on business specialising in aviation, tourism, travel. Based in our Sydney newsroom, Jamie has 10 years experience as a journalist.

Air New Zealand Airband will help keep track of unaccompanied kids on flights.

Parents can now monitor children flying alone

Children travelling alone on Air New Zealand will now receive a wrist band at check-in embedded with a chip that is scanned at key stages of the journey to trigger text notifications to up to five nominated contacts.

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American Airlines begins its first Sydney-Los Angeles flights in December.

Air travel

American Airlines takes tips from Qantas

American Airlines chief executive Doug Parker and several other senior executives will travel to Sydney next week to show off the carrier's flagship Boeing 777.

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Azamara Club Cruises

Cruising

The cruise where the ship isn't the destination

In the travel industry, one common refrain is that on a cruise, the real destination is the ship. After all, it is a floating hotel, restaurant, bar, casino and shopping mall with enticing entertainment options.

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