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OPINION: New Kangaroo Route Could Put Spring in Qantas's Step

Nostalgia for the post-war Kangaroo Route – flown in multiple leaps on Lockheed Constellations – and chief executive’s Alan Joyce’s eloquence about “breaking the tyranny of distance” ensured the debut of Qantas’s direct service from Perth to London gained arguably more global media coverage than the launch of even longer flights by its Gulf-based rivals in recent years. ( More...

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Ian Deans 1
Over-hyped story.....the real Australia-UK market is in Melbourne and Sydney, not Perth. Joyce can waffle on all he likes about this, but 17 hours squashed in his cattle class is pure torture for most of us.


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