Civil aviation profile prints. Available prints options: Design / Dark Theme / Plain background; Size Panorama (914×305 mm / 36"×12"); Size Standard (610×305 mm / 24"×12").
Airbus A380 Qantas Airways
Registration: VH-OQG Named: Charles Ulm Type: 380-842 Engines: 4 × RR Trent 972-84B Serial Number: 047 First flight: Aug 6, 2009
Qantas Airways is the flag carrier of Australia and the largest airline by fleet size, international flights, and international destinations in the country and Oceania. The airline is based in the Sydney suburb of Mascot, adjacent to its main hub at Sydney Airport. It is the third-oldest airline, having been founded in November 1920. Qantas is an acronym of the airline's original name, Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, as it originally served Queensland and the Northern Territory, and is popularly nicknamed "The Flying Kangaroo". It is considered the only airline in the world to fly to all seven continents, with it being the only airline operating regular sightseeing flights to Antarctica along with flights to Africa, Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Qantas is a founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance.