Not much in the newspaper makes me feel happy these days but the photo of Bob's newly arrived Cessna Citation Mustang put a huge smile on my dial.
Imagine how lovely it would be to vent one's frustration in such a manner
Sir Bob Jones has taken delivery of his own jet, less than three months after being ejected from an Air New Zealand flight.
Jones' new Cessna Citation Mustang, which has an estimated price tag of between $2 million and $2.5million, touched down in the capital last week, after a long-haul flight from the United States.
And it seems its arrival has come not a moment too soon.
ROBERT KITCHIN/ FAIRFAX NZ
"I should have done this years ago," he wrote in his latest National Business Review column.
My suggestion for the first high profile passenger to poach - Sean Plunket, who regularly rants about queues and airport security on his radio show. And regularly flys between Wellington and Auckland.
Unfortunately the bureaucracy involved in operating his own 'airline' might just be too much for Bob. But he loves a scrap.