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Qantas cops $55m Jetstar Japan blow

Qantas will shoulder about $55 million of a $120m deficit at Jetstar Japan after the start-up saw its losses rise 26 per cent in the last financial year. 93 more words

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Guy writes the most hilarious complaint letter to airline after sitting next to Obese Passenger

“Pinned to my seat by a fleshy boulder, I started preparing for a 127 Hours-like escape. Thankfully though, the beast moved slightly to his left, which allowed me to stand up, walk to the back of the plane and politely ask the cabin crew to be seated elsewhere.”

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Starting South Island

On September 2nd, six of us from the BU program caught a 4am bus to take us to the Auckland airport. The security for domestic flights was very strangely lax – I walked through while drinking an OJ and there were no liquid regulations – and we ended up having a lot of extra time before the flight. 117 more words

Holiday Break

Qantas...the (former) spirit of Australia?

I officially kicked off my Eurasia trip 2014 with a Melbourne to Helsinki flight (via Hong Kong). As I found out, the once formidable Australian national carrier was no longer the leader in international long-haul flight service, with variances in food and service delivery bringing its rating down a notch in the ever-competitive airline industry. 1,597 more words

Travel

Lombok - a great place for a really relaxing break - the highs and lows of a hidden gem.

I have been meaning to find the time since my return from Lombok last week to get to putting down my thoughts on this trip and looking at a range of different aspects of it.  1,095 more words

Travel

Jetstar Airways to start Boeing 787 service to Honolulu from Sydney on February 19

Jetstar Airways (Melbourne) has announced it will start Boeing 787 service to Honolulu, Hawaii starting on February 19, 2015. The 787 will replace Airbus A330-200 aircraft currently assigned to the route. 100 more words

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