Adelaide Airways Ltd

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Known As:  Adelaide Airways

Full Name:  Adelaide Airways Ltd

Country: Australia

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Brief History


Adelaide Airways Ltd. was founded 3 July, 1935, by the Adelaide Steamship Company, to operate air services between Adelaide & Port Lincoln, Kangaroo Island, Broken Hill & Melbourne.

The company was registered during August, with a nominal capital of £250,000.

On 27 January, 1936, Adelaide Airways began Adelaide-Kingscote (Kangaroo Island) services.

A proving flight was operated on 10 January by a Monospar (Capt. Harold Cook), with 3 passengers returning to Adelaide.

On 2 November, 1936, Australian National Airways Pty. Ltd. (A.N.A.) began operations, incorporating Adelaide Airways Ltd. & Holyman's Airways.

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