Air New Zealand was founded as TEAL (Tasman Empire Airways Limited) #onthisday in 1940. TEAL was created as a joint venture between BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation), Qantas Empire Airways, and the New Zealand government. #airnewzealand#avgeekThis tweet was posted on April 26, 2022.
Created by the French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, the mid-1980s Qantas flight attendant uniforms consisted of a dress or blouse with a colorful blue, red, yellow, and brown print on white incorporating a newly updated kangaroo logo. This tweet was posted on January 02, 2019.
During the 1980s, @Qantas purchased 6 Boeing 767-200ERs (ER for extra range) and 41 767-300ERs, which proved ideal for the carrier’s expansion into the Asian market. The spacious, comfortable, widebody airliners proved reliable and economical to operate for Qantas. #WingWednesdayThis tweet was posted on September 22, 2021.
Founded in 1920, Qantas (an acronym for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services) is one of… http://t.co/RdKaHdGFKSThis tweet was posted on February 10, 2015.
In 1974, Qantas hired the celebrated fashion designer Emilio Pucci (1914–92) to create new, high-fashion uniform designs for flight crews and ground staff. For female flight attendants, Pucci designed a floral pattern dress. #FlyingSouthernCross#AvGeekThis tweet was posted on July 19, 2022.
In the 1970s, Qantas contracted fine bone china maker, Wedgwood of England, to create a new inflight first-class meal service set. The set featured the “Alice Springs” pattern with the #Qantas winged-kangaroo logo in gold and a gold-lined border. #FlyingSouthernCross#AvgeekThis tweet was posted on September 27, 2022.
In the early 1970s, Qantas Airways hired fashion designer Emilio Pucci (who also transformed Braniff… http://t.co/FmEUTHbNnQThis tweet was posted on December 12, 2014.
poster: Airbus A380; 2007
Transfer from City and County of San Francisco
seating chart: Qantas Airways, Airbus A380; c. 2008
Gift of the Paul H. Kowalewski Collection
2011.126.645This tweet was posted on November 10, 2021.
poster: Boeing 767, First Flight; early 1980s
Gift of the William Hough Collection
postcard: Qantas Airways, Boeing 767; late 1980s
Gift of Thomas G. Dragges
2015.166.1315This tweet was posted on September 22, 2021.