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G'Day Sydney!

Well… I made my way to Sydney. It’s only the coolest city in the state of New South Wales!

I arrived on Monday afternoon to a sunny 80-degree day – a nice change from leaving a rain drenched city of Melbourne. 475 more words


Unlikely hero: Businessman defies credit card surcharges

Here’s a story you don’t hear very often – a Gold Coast businessman becomes an unlikely hero as the man behind the battle to end credit card surcharges. 305 more words

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


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