Sunday, May 29, 2011

Darwin Airport: Close To The Madding Crowd

We're sitting in the terminal and we'll be sitting awhile longer since our flight is at least an hour late, due to the delayed "incoming aircraft." (Why is it in airline-speak that the sensible word plane is replaced so often by that collective noun "aircraft," i.e. "this aircraft is equipped with...")

It's a busy place and we were lucky to find ourselves a seat. There are a number of FlyerTalkers in the Qantas Lounge but it seems all of the allotted guest-hosting slots were filled. Oh well, as long as the free Internet holds out we'll be fine.

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