The Imperial Airways de Havilland DH86, named Dorado, at Kai Tak, in Hong Kong, which completed the in 1936. Photo: Handout
Adam Nebbs
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Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Flying from Hong Kong to Da Nang once took almost six hours

  • These days the popular route is flown by a number of airlines and usually takes about 90 minutes
  • With the Vietnamese destination growing in popularity, there are now more than 30 flights operating between the two cities

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The Imperial Airways de Havilland DH86, named Dorado, at Kai Tak, in Hong Kong, which completed the in 1936. Photo: Handout
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Qantas aircraft are seen on the tarmac at Melbourne International Airport earlier this month. Photo: Reuters

Australia’s Qantas to drop Sydney-Beijing route amid stiff China competition

  • The carrier had relaunched the route in 2017 in its third attempt in 35 years to make it viable – even lowering the number of weekly flights
  • It will maintain daily flights from Sydney to Shanghai, however, where it partners with local hub carrier China Eastern Airlines
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Qantas aircraft are seen on the tarmac at Melbourne International Airport earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
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