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“We want to grow reasonably rapidly”: Skroo Turner

by Hannah Edensor

We spoke exclusively to Flight Centre’s head honcho, and despite getting cut off with bad reception, managed to file this.

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Flight Centre acquires two travel management groups

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre New Zealand’s office pens upgraded from biro to fountain pen after these flashy new acquisitions.

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Flight Centre wraps up hotel acquisition

Skroo is walking with a spring in his step today after finalising the recent hotel management acquisition. Although we’re not suggesting he’s on a pogo stick.

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Flight Centre buys into hotels, DMCs to nab “larger share of travel wallet”

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre dips into the hotel and DMC market as it prepares for world domination. Although we can’t quite imagine Skroo in a lair with a hairless cat.

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Tourism

Future travel threats, according to industry leaders

by Hannah Edensor

Industry bigwigs have speculated on how global instability could impact tourism. Although none of them were actually wearing big wigs.

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Aviation

“Airfares are still extremely affordable”: Skroo

Flight Centre’s Skroo Turner says airfares are very competitive, although we’re not suggesting they’re competing in an arm wrestle or anything.

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Travel Agents

“Travel agents are limited”: Webjet MD

by Hannah Edensor

Let the one without sin cast the first stone, we say. Although we’re not suggesting anyone actually throw any stones. That’s a bit much.

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Flight Centre “not concerned” by Webjet or Airbnb

by Hannah Edensor

Webjet’s CEO says the role of the travel agent is in decline, but Flight Centre’s Skroo has set him straight. Not that he was bendy or contorted, though.

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Skroo VS Luxon in epic rugby battle

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre the ultimate victor in the rugby match of the year, following ‘reports’ Luxon threw mud at Skroo in a post match tantrum.

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Flight Centre’s Skroo at odds with ACCC over court verdict

by Daisy Melwani

Flight Centre has taken the High Court’s decision on the chin, but claims the ACCC’s willingness to pursue this case “without discussion or negotiation” is at odds with its recent approach to OTAs.

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Skroo “disappointed” with watchdog amid Flight Centre appeal

by Daisy Melwani / AAP

Flight Centre will “vigorously defend” its position after the ACCC was granted leave to take the long-running competition law test case all the way to the High Court.

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Flight Centre won’t buy Helloworld

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre is in talks to acquire five separate travel groups, but when it comes to Helloworld, Skroo said they’ve “decided against it.”

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