‘We were given an airport, we might as well use it’

Passengers boarding the Qantas A330 jet yesterday for the history-making first international passenger flight from Toowoomba’s Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport. Image; Thu The Lens media.   HOW much ‘guts’ does it take for a small regional economic development agency to charter an international passenger jet to China? What was achieved yesterday when a Qantas A330 jet became the first international passenger flight to leave Toowoomba’s new privately built airport, headed for Shanghai, cannot be underestimated. It began with a conversation after boarding a plane in Xian two years ago. For four days John Wagner and Ben Lyons had been travelling with…

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‘We were given an airport, we might as well use it’