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Corporate entry Imperial Airways (1924 - 1939)

From
1924
Britain
To
1939
Functions
Aviation or Aeronautical Industries
Location
Britain

Summary

Imperial Airways was first established in 1924. In the 1930s the company began associations with the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited (QANTAS Limited) when the two companies began attempting to set up an air service between Britain and Australia. In 1934 they jointly formed Qantas Empire Airways Limited, each owning a half-share. The Australian Government purchased all shares in Qantas Empire Airways in 1947. Imperial Airways has undergone several name changes and is known now British Airways.

Timeline

 1924 - 1939 Imperial Airways
       1934 - 1967 Qantas Empire Airways Limited
             1967 - Qantas Airways Limited

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Ailie Smith