Qantas: high-flying connection between Hong Kong and Australia for seven decades, and beyond

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Qantas: high-flying connection between Hong Kong and Australia for seven decades, and beyond

[Sponsored Article]The pastQantas premiered its charter service from Sydney to Hong Kong in March 1949 – three months before it launched its regular fortnightly service.That inaugural journey, made in a four-engine, propeller-driven Douglas DC-4 Skymaster, took around 20 hours, with stops in Darwin, in Australia’s Northern Territory, and the island of Labuan, then part of Borneo, before landing at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak International Airport in Kowloon.Memories of the infamous Kai Tak, which…

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