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Happy 95th birthday Qantas

16 Nov 2015

We wished Qantas a very happy 95th birthday on 16 November  with a special message attached to the landing clearance given to the ‘Retro Roo II’ on its arrival at Sydney Airport.

Sydney Tower’s controller, Stephanie Hughes wished the crew of ‘Qantas 6195’ a happy birthday while clearing the aircraft to land on its arrival from Townsville.

“Qantas 6195, on behalf of everyone at Airservices Australia, we wish Qantas a very happy 95th birthday today. Runway 16 Left, clear to land,” said Stephanie.

Airservices also celebrated the milestone with a video message published on its AirservicesTV YouTube channel.

“From pioneer to global leader, and with the tenacity to punch above your weight, for 95 years you have not only been the epitome of a nation but also its people,” said acting CEO Jason Harfield. “From everyone at Airservices, happy 95th birthday Qantas.”

Download the audio file (.MP3).