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The national airline of Australia is Qantas, spelt with out a "u", originally an acronym for Queensland and Northern Territories Aerial Services. In 1934, QANTAS Limited and Britain's Imperial Airways, forerunner of British Airways, formed a new company, Qantas Empire Airways Limited.When did the airline industry start in Australia?
The airline industry in Australia began in the early 1920s with Western Australian Airways on the west coast, and Australian Aircraft and Engineering Company on the east coast. In 1921, Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services (QANTAS) was formed, and continues to operate. This is a list...Which is the second largest airline in Australia?
Virgin Australia is the second-largest of the Australian domestic airlines. Its fleet has bases in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, and currently service more than 33 airports across the country. Catch Virgin Australia flights to any of the Australian capitals and other major cities including Cairns, Newcastle, Alice Springs, and Townsville.Who was the founder of Australian National Airways?
Following the Australian Government's announcement of the Empire Air Mail Scheme late in 1933, Holymans entered into a partnership with the two main shipping companies servicing Tasmania, Huddart Parker and the Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, to form an equal-share partnership in a new Holyman's Airways Pty Ltd headed by Ivan Holyman.