Archive | September, 2010

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Third time luck for Virgin Blue

There must have been a big sigh of relief in Virgin Blue’s Brisbane headquarters at today’s decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to give its nod for an alliance with Etihad Airways.Last month, the ACCC rejected Virgin Blue’s application for a trans-Tasman alliance with Air New Zealand. Earlier in September, the US Department […]

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All Black for this Air New Zealand A320

The fantastic marketing people at Air New Zealand are continuing with the airline’s lead-up to next year’s rugby World Cup in the country, and its sponsorship of the All Blacks, with this all black themed aircraft.This will be the livery (still photos below) on the first aircraft in its domestic A320 fleet that will enter […]

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Could an airport passenger tax help save Angkor ruins?

The Cambodian authorities are planning a new airport for Siem Reap, gateway to the Angkor ruins. This should help them get more tourists to visit these fabulous temples, given that the sector is the main contributor to the country’s economic growth.Is it really a good thing for these ruins, though? While more tourists will help […]

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