Modestly silly Australian markets in everything – Marginal REVOLUTION
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To combat the “border blues,” Australia’s national carrier said Wednesday that it is launching three mystery flights to unspecified domestic destinations.
The announcement came a day after government officials announced the country’s international border closure would stretch through at least June, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
Mystery-flight travelers will find themselves roughly two hours away from the departure airports in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. In addition to “low-level scenic flybys of key landmarks en route,” the trips will include a day’s worth of activities on the ground. The airline says that could include a winemaking course or live music on a tropical island — and promises to give passengers clues so they know what to wear and pack.
Here is the full article, is the potential for regional surprise so great relative to the costs of avoiding the boring locations? At least this is better than speeding recklessly in a car…