Article Title:All aboard the Pink Flight to Mardi Gras!
Author or Credit:Matt Akersten
Published on:23rd January 2009 - 05:54 pm
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Story ID:6963
Text:Ready for takeoff: Buckwheat Air New Zealand's Pink Flight to Sydney's Mardi Gras is back for its third year, and Flight Attendant Buckwheat says she has some surprises planned for the planeload of Trans-Tasman travelers… "This year the Pink Flight goes glam!" she tells excitedly. "We want our guests to dress up to the nines like it's a fabulous cocktail party. And to reward you for your effort, we have shows, surprises and treats in store for our lucky passengers. "It's the third annual Pink Flight and we want it to be a special experience for people joining us for the first time, but also a new twist for people who fly with us each year - it won't be quite what they've had before." The party starts in the Auckland Airport departure lounge, with your drag hostesses there to welcome you for the pre-flight drinkies, where… oh… we promised Buckie we wouldn't reveal too much about what's planned - she wants it to be a nice surprise! HAPPY MARDI GRAS! Partying people: Lovin' Mardi Gras The Pink Flight gets you to Sydney in the evening of Friday 6 March, when you can rest up for the following evening's huge events, or join the gay throngs on Oxford Street. Details of the 'Welcome Kiwis' Party will be given on the flight, where you'll be able to meet up with friends you've made on the journey, catch up on gossip with other New Zealanders now living in Sydney, or meet some of the locals. The theme of 2009's Sydney Gay   
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