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Adventures of Link: What Kind of Wine Does a Catholic Airline Serve?

August 27, 2007 at 4:55 PM | by | ()

If you've been hoping for a new European low cost carrier, your prayers have been answered look no further. A new Vatican-owned airline--partnered with Italy's Mistral Air--made its first flight today, ferrying church VIPs from Rome to Lourdes, France.

While we imagine the faithful are thrilled with the new airline, Ryanair, which will face some stiff new competition on routes, didn't think too much of the inagural flight:

Ryanair already performs miracles that even the Pope's boss can't rival, by delivering pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela for the heavenly price of €10.

Other less-cheeky thoughts:
· Airline Slogan: "I'm Searching For Your Face, Lord" [IHT]
· Keeping Costs Low a Priority [Reuters]
· Spain and Mexico Scouted as Future Destinations [RTE.ie]
· Airline Inked a 5-year Deal with Mistral [AP, via WP]
· Obviously, the Airline Is Already Being Spoofed [TheSpoof.com]

[Photo: bren]

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