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If it’s New, it’s JQ!

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I’ve spoken before about the on-going Jetstarisation of Qantas and despite Alan Joyce’s previous comments to the effect that there would be no further “jetstarisation,” recent developments certainly seem to indicate that this is not the case. We’ve previously joked … Continue reading

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How fast the tables turn

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It wasn’t that long ago that Virgin Blue could do no wrong in the eyes of the mainstream media while Qantas was being hounded over any little maintenance issue and its rapidly falling loads. How times change. In the past … Continue reading

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Kodak Moments in the Valley

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Once again crewing balloons in the Yarra Valley produced some amazing “Kodak Moments” today. Given the weather this morning, I was pretty sure we wouldn’t get to fly. On my way out to the shed at o-dark-hundred I was driving … Continue reading

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YMMB -> YBCG

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We’re having a break in Tweed Heads to visit family and are staying in a house not far from Coolangatta / Gold Coast Airport (YBCG). Sitting on the balcony with a beer, I can watch the commercial jets heading out … Continue reading

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