Aircraft Photo of OD-AER | Douglas DC-6A | TMA of Lebanon - Trans Mediterranean Airways |
Registration / Serial:OD-AER
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A
Operator / Titles:TMA of Lebanon - Trans Mediterranean Airways
C/n (msn):44687 / 585
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith InternationalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSSY   IATA: SYD   Local: YSSY   Other: -
Photo Date:15 April 1967
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID: 42718
Photo Comment

A few months after TAA sold its sole DC-6, DC-6A VH-TAD, it was back again at Sydney with new owner TMA. International cargo and passenger charters into Australia were severely restricted. But TMA appeared regularly exercising the long-standing air services agreement between Lebanon and Australia. Qantas operated to Beirut "in association" with BOAC, which actually operated the flights in an early version of code sharing. MEA did not fly to Australia.

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