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Frequent flyer points are a fantasy currency that fluctuates depending on how you use them. This makes it difficult to know what they're worth — or whether you're squandering their potential value. This infographic breaks down the dollar value of 1000 points when purchasing everything from flight upgrades to commercial goods.

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Lost luggage is a traveller's nightmare, but some airlines are better than others at keeping track of your bags. If you're travelling to the US this holiday season, we've got your back. Based on data from the Department of Transportation, here are the airlines most (and least) likely to lose your luggage.

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After more than fifty years of toing and froing, Sydney's second major airport is finally being built. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher today signed the final piece of paperwork approving construction of Badgery's Creek Airport, situated 50km west of Sydney's CBD.

"This is the most significant step taken by any government on this project," the Prime Minister said in a statement. "All the approvals are now in place we can now get on with building the airport". Here's what you need to know...

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Qantas plans to launch the first direct flight to London from Australia in 2018, using the Dreamliner 787-9. The 4,498 kilometre flight will be the third-longest passenger flight in the world. (So you might want to bring a decent pillow!)