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Union Airways' inaugural service, between Palmerston North and Dunedin, began in 1936, using three four-engined DH86 airliners. Its routes connected Palmerston North with Auckland, Blenheim Christchurch and Dunedin. Union Airways later combined to become the National Airways Corporation of New Zealand

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Av 99
Date
1936
Digitisation ID
2009N_Av99_TRA_2290
Held In
Coolstore

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Related items

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DC3 aeroplanes, Milson Airport
New Zealand National Airways Corporation building, Milson Airport
Opening of the First International Agricutural Aviation Show, Milson Airport
Inauguration of the first commercial air service from Palmerston North
Construction of home built aeroplane
Violet Hibbard & John Mackie, Dannevirke Aerodrome
Resealing Milson Airport runway
Aerial view of runway, Milson Airport
NAC aeroplane at Milson Airport
Avro Ten aeroplane, Milson Airport
Resealing the runway, Milson Airport