Swedish company OceanSky Cruises is offering trips to the North Pole aboard the Airlander 10, aka “The Flying Bum”.
Adam Nebbs
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Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Retrace 1926 Amundsen flight to the North Pole in a luxury airship

  • The first undisputed visit was followed by disaster two years later, ending airship adventures to the Pole. Travel company OceanSky is reviving them
  • The trips begin in 2023, and a two-bed cabin for the 36-hour voyage will set you back just under US$64,000

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Swedish company OceanSky Cruises is offering trips to the North Pole aboard the Airlander 10, aka “The Flying Bum”.
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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
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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