Wanderings

Wanderings

A collection of articles, thoughts, tips and ideas from the Amaco team.
We are all accustomed to seeing the painted fin and rudder on most commercial aircraft. Knowing which livery belongs to which airlines helps us to distinguish one carrier's aircraft from another. It's easy to differentiate the 'Flying Kangaroo' of Qantas from the 'Silver Fern' of Air New Zealand. Recently, some airlines have gone beyond simply painting...
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There are thousands of songs that namecheck a city or country in the title, but perhaps more interesting are the songs that refer to a specific place within those cities. Whether a street, park, nightclub or lake, these following spots have inspired some of the greatest musical hits of our time.
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Air New Zealand has been named the world's safest airline in this year's rankings, while Qantas has dropped from the top slot in the wake of a serious incident. The annual list from AirlinesRatings.com put Air New Zealand in first place ahead of Etihad, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and TAP Portugal. Air New Zealand ranked third...
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In a remote part of Outback Australia lies Lake Eyre, one of Australia’s wonders, many never get to see. The sheer remoteness will deter many and the difficulty in access will stop others from ever considering venturing into this part of unknown Australia. That’s exactly why we’ve included a visit to Lake Eyre on our Amaco...
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A Qantas repatriation flight has flown 15,020 kilometres from Buenos Aires to Darwin via Antarctica and touched down in Australia after a record-breaking 17 hours and 25 minutes in the air. The flight was Qantas’ longest ever non-stop flight for which passengers could purchase a ticket.
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