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Oldest Asian Airline?  
User currently offlineGobind From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1279 times:

Which airline is the oldest Asian airline? I think I know which one it is, but would like to hear suggestions first.

Thanks.

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User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 377 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1260 times:

its Philippine airlines 


.....up there with the best!
User currently offlineMr.BA From Singapore, joined Sep 2000, 3423 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1247 times:

Is it ANA???

Alvin



Boeing747 万岁!
User currently offlineAirnewzealand From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 2542 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1244 times:

Is it SQ???

User currently offlineAhlfors From Canada, joined Oct 2000, 1347 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1242 times:

I'm going to second Phillipine, and it certainly is not SQ.

User currently offlineBH346 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3265 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1239 times:

I doubt its ANA, since they were started in the 1940's. My guess would be Cathay Pacific/CX.

Regards,
BH346  



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User currently offlineAdvancedkid From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 762 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1233 times:

If you include Australia, then how about Qantas?
Qantas was founded in 1920. Anything older??
Regards,
Advancedkid


User currently offlineFrozensun From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1237 times:

definitely philippines

User currently offlineGobind From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1228 times:

I thought it was Air-India which definitely started flying in 1932. I do not know when PR started. Was it earlier than 1932?

Other's like SQ, CX, ANA, MS, are much "newer." SQ started around 26 or 27 years ago.

Cheers!


User currently offlineAa737 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 849 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1228 times:

I think it's philippine airlines

User currently offlineLahaina From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 260 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1226 times:

It is Japan Airlines

User currently offlineLahaina From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 260 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1225 times:

It need to retract my previous statement. It wasn't called Japan Airlines until 1951. It operated under a different name.

User currently offlineImkeww From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1233 times:

Philippine Airlines prides itself on being "Asia's Oldest Airline". Too bad PR is just a shadow of its promising self now...

User currently offlineImkeww From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1222 times:

PAL... With you all the way

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