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Flight Centre unveils new tech investments at in-person conference

Rumour is Flight Centre’s original tech pitch included a motorised back scratcher, but investors were not impressed.

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Technology

Flight Centre reveals groundbreaking new tech for independent agents

The captain appears to be backing a continued investment in home-based travel agents with the release of this shiny new platform.

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Wholesalers

FCTG veteran Susan Ogden lands newly created role at Discova

The Flight Centre-owned DMC has announced another senior appointment, and it appears Discova’s press photographer has gone for an extreme close-up this time.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre adds 21 new member agencies and 29 mobile agents to independent network

Flight Centre’s HR team have had to put in another alcohol order for the company’s Christmas party after welcoming a swathe of new agencies and agents.

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Travel Agents

Open border between Australia’s two biggest economic powerhouses great for business, says Flight Centre MD

FCTG’s James Kavanagh has given the reopening of the NSW-Victoria border the commentary equivalent of a standing ovation.

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Events

Flight Centre unveils A-list speaker line-up for Illuminate 2021

FCTG is wheeling out a number of A-listers for its corporate travel event but, sadly, there’s no mention of a Hemsworth making an appearance.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with Flight Centre’s Darren Wright

FCTG’s global marketing chief has been “exploring the world of mushrooms” recently with his cooking. However, that’s not to suggest they’re of the magic variety.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre takes giant corporate travel leap into Japan

“Turning Japanese” by The Vapors can be heard blaring from Skroo’s office following this big bit of news.

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Technology

Flight Centre’s independent division signs EFT deal with Mint Payments

Mint Payments continues to woo the big agency networks with its new EFT platform. As in electronic funds transfer, not early finish time as first reported by TW.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre posts $434m full-year loss, eyes return to monthly profitability in FY22

by Huntley Mitchell

There was plenty of red in Flight Centre’s FY21 results presentation, and we’re not just talking about the company’s branding.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre launches online help hub for travellers, signs deal with Rex

The travel juggernaut is continuing to level up in preparation for that eventual bounce-back in demand.

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Events

Flight Centre to bring back corporate travel event ‘Illuminate’ in October

After turning the lights off on Illuminate last year, FCTG is set to flick them back on in a couple of months’ time.

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