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Episode 121: Floods, AGMs and Laugh Tracks

A week of heavy rains has brought flooding in the Yarra Valley so Grant’s not expecting much ballooning but the damp weather hasn’t taken the heat out of the news: Qantas AGM reports no dividend this FY and its market … Continue reading

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Episode 120: Ramp Rash, Tigers & Ballooning

Beautiful weather leads to some great hot air ballooning for Grant in the Yarra Valley but meanwhile there’s heaps of aviation news to review down under, including: Australian Department of Transport tells the US DOT that the Delta-V alliance should … Continue reading

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Episode 112: Media Scrums

Produced for Airplane Geeks episode 112: Grant is recovering from the beatings he sustained at the media scrums for both Air New Zealand’s and Virgin Blue’s end of year financial results. The news items we cover in this episode were: … Continue reading

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Episode 108: Cash for Clunkers

Produced for Airplane Geeks episode 108: Grant is flying high on pain killers after damaging his shoulder so Steve’s considering calling him a clunker & cashing him. Meanwhile, things are getting hot over the Tasman airspace: AirAsiaX may leap into … Continue reading

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Episode 59: Virgin Blue Fund Raising while Steve’s in the USA with the Geeks

Grant’s still flying solo today as Steve’s in the USA and recording live with the Geeks. Meanwhile, here’s a couple of articles for you: Virgin Blue obtain more capital through a successful share offer that raised $133 million from institutional … Continue reading

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