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Announcements pending for Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia is expected to make the most of Sir Richard Branson’s ongoing visit to Australia by disclosing strategic decisions. The Virgin Group founder is in Australia for charity talks, announced Virgin’s eucalyptus biofuel project, and is having some mid-flight fun with toilet paper.Some announcements were due to be released late last week but were […]

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Woe to Qantas as reviewer inadvertently praises Virgin Australia

Poor Qantas Group. Someone, PR or reviewer, tries to make a joke but only ends up praising Virgin Australia. First there was Jetstar and seat colours and now it is espresso.The Sun-Herald review of Qantas’ (over-hyped) 747 service to Perth concludes: Sky Report’s only black mark was our flight attendant’s (albeit gentle) mocking when we […]

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Don’t get caught up in the Qantas 747 to Perth hoopla

It is far too easy to be engrossed by the fact Qantas today resumed scheduled domestic services to Perth on the world’s most long-running iconic aircraft: the Boeing 747. The -300 variant of the 747 plyed the trans-con route up until late last decade and the -400 variant, which flew today from Sydney to Perth, […]

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