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Bush pilots offer US$16,000 outback adventures as Australian mines close

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 05:50

Sydney

THREE years ago, Scott McMillan bought a Fokker 70 jet to fly workers to sites including BHP Billiton Ltd's Olympic Dam, Australia's largest underground mine. He's now taking US retirees on outback adventures that cost almost US$16,000 a head.

Mr McMillan, managing director