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Video answers: ‘Round the world in 8 days pt.4’

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. Due to their flight schedule, the team were able to get a full night’s sleep, which has helped their energy levels.
  2. He describes it as transformative, he says it has changed the way everybody behaves.
  3. It has been successful because it has been almost completely independent since it was founded. They don’t feed the Qantas network, they also don’t feed baggage through to the Qantas network.
  4. They sell access to the entertainment system as well as an amenity kit, they also sell food and drinks.
  5. They crossed the international date line giving them a 42-hour day.
  6. It’s an ‘ultra-low-cost’ airline that uses older, cheaper planes. They only fly when people want. They don’t operate daily services if they’re not needed and usually connect small underserved cities.
  7. There’s no coffee on board because they remove the coffee makers from the planes when they buy them.

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