Archive | September, 2010


Photo: New slogan on AirAsia X aircraft: ‘Liberate Sydney. End the monopoly’

AirAsia X has no qualms using bloodless prose when it comes to the Malaysian government blocking the carrier’s application to fly to Sydney and other key routes, which the government interprets as a threat to AirAsia X competitor and national carrier Malaysia Airlines. “Minister of Transport says public will welcome having choice between LCC and […]

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With Oprah’s help Qantas overtakes high-rolling junket title from V Australia

In this installment of quirky news, the queen of daytime TV in America may have given away cars to her audience, but for the start of her 25th and final season, Oprah Winfrey teamed up with Qantas to fly “over 300 of Oprah’s most loyal viewers” to Australia in December for an eight-day, all expenses […]

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Goodbye boomerang? Virgin Blue to introduce new livery

Virgin Blue has confirmed what it has been wink winking, nudge nudging at for months: it will introduce a new livery.The carrier says it has hired Hans Hulsbosch as Creative Director who will be tasked with creating the carrier’s new livery as well as corporate identity. Virgin Blue has not given a timeline or cost […]

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