A really interesting commentary in the Sydney Morning Herald today. (Since the Professor is visiting Oz)
It concerns Qantas acquiring a certain - somewhat aged plane type from a now defunct but much celebrated Dutch airframe manufacturer.
Since he probably had to wince at the fact that the planes are powered by Rolls Royce - Mr Alan Joyce the Irish CEO of Qantas was being very careful with his words.
Press the link to see the article. It needs no embellishment from me.