Commemorative flight of Qantas Air on the same route to mark 100 years of first flight
Australia’s state-owned airline Qantas Air took off on the Charleville to Cloncurry Longreach route to mark 100 years of its maiden flight.
On 1 November 1922, Qantas Air made its first commercial flight from Charleville to Cloncurry Longreach, 100 years earlier.
The aircraft’s special flight number QLK660D with registration number VH-QOT took off from Charleville at 3:21 pm local time and landed at Longreach at 4:11 pm local time.
Flight Radar has also issued a special notification in this regard.
Qantas Airways Limited is the flag carrier of Australia and the country’s largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations.
It is the third oldest airline in the world still in operation, having been founded in November 1920.
Qantas Airways began international passenger flights in May 1935.