Posts Tagged ‘ HSBC ’

$A450,000 for Sydney to London

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By

Now that airspace is open again, the great return home begins. With a cruise ship in Bilbao, the Navy mixing returning troops from Afghanistan with holidaymakers and ferries, Eurostar and hire cars doing exceptional business, there are stories about how much people are spending.
According to today’s Sydney Morning Herald in Australia, some people are looking to hire a jet for $A450,000 (say £270,000) to fly home from Australia to the UK. Except as you read the story, the truth is that enquiries have been made but the company can’t point to any firm orders. It looks like a good headline to capture people’s attention so maybe that is all it is.
But some people have spent hundreds if not thousands on trying to return to their homes.



Airport Signs are Scary

Feb 20th, 2009 | By

Unless you have been holidaying on the moon, you have probably noticed that there has been a bit of a general downturn in the economy. Doom mongers have almost been prophesising the end of life as we know it. (Although, to cheer you up slightly, houses are beginning to sell again in our village and some companies I know in marketing have noticed an upturn in the last two weeks)Imagine then walking from the gate through the walkway to get onto a plane at Heathrow
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