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Flight Centre boasts “strong” Aussie online leisure sales, but expects $7m hit from Tempo/Bentours collapse

There’s a bit of good news and a bit of bad news out of Flight Centre today. Be impressed and disappointed at the same time right here.

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Flight Centre unveils new brand, as Skroo admits Student Flights name was “hampering growth potential”

Travel Weekly admits it was a bit late to the party on this story. We were just trying to be fashionable.

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Skroo hits back at ABC as FC shares take a dive

The Flight Centre controversy continues, as the embattled FC managing director accuses the ABC of collusion with unions.

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Our products will be “more complex, high-end”: Skroo

by Hannah Edensor

Skroo has put product growth at the top of his New Year’s Resolutions, although denied #2 was ‘buying shirts with long sleeves’.

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The successful habits of Skroo Turner

Our habits include biting our nails and chasing the neighbour’s cat out of our yard, so it’s no surprise we’re not the founder of a successful business.

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“We will close or relocate stores not meeting expectations”: Skroo

Skroo has confirmed FC stores will be closed if they fall short of expectations, as we prepare to fall short of our in-laws’ expectations at dinner tonight.

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We won’t consider rebranding: FC’s Skroo

by Tara Harrison

Flight Centre has grand plans for the future of its Aussie network. Here, Skroo spills the digital beans to Travel Weekly.

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Helloworld, Magellan are “friends” of FC, not enemies: Skroo

by Tara Harrison

Flight Centre’s boss says other agencies are friends, although wouldn’t confirm if they all meet up for book club or pottery class.

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Flight Centre finalises travel group acquisition

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre liked these two travel groups so much they put a ring on it. Although we’re disappointed we weren’t invited to the wedding.

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“We’re working on novice retention”: Skroo Turner

by Tara Harrison

We met travel’s kingpin for a wine and a chinwag, and even managed to pull off the fancy ‘swirl and sniff’ routine with our Pinot.

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We’re starting 2018 with “solid momentum”: Skroo

by Hannah Edensor

We’re such big fans of Skroo’s latest press photo that we’re running a follow-up Flight Centre story. Oh, and his report wasn’t too shabby either.

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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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