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Hong Kong, 1946: Report of a R.A.F. Pilot

Hong Kong, 1946

1982 - Kai Tak

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1982

1982 - Kai Tak

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1982
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1982 - Kai Tak

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1982

1982 - Kai Tak Airport

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1982

Peninsula Hotel airport bus-11 December 1937

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1937
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The right-hand side of this photograph reveals just the front of the Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotel’s {Peninsula} airport bus at Kai Tak.

A picture of the whole vehicle with its airline signboards has yet to be found.

The related microfilmed newsprint has been transcribed below.

 

SCMP 11 December 1937

NEW MOTOR COACH

Further facilities for Air Travellers to Hong Kong

RAF Marine Craft Section-Kai Tak-headquarters-1946

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1946
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The RAF's marine craft section would have looked after the mooring and replenishing of the Sunderland flying boats

Kaitak Airport Thai International Caravelle.jpg

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1966
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Kaitak Airport BOAC 707.jpg

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1966
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Braathens-Schoolchildren's holiday plane-SCMP 8 Jan 1948

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1948

The Norwegian airline Braathens S.A.F.E. was the first airline to offer flights bring Hong Kong schoolchildren back for their summer holidays. This was in 1948. Later the SCMP reported their success and that one father who had been interned in Shamshuipo during war saw his son for the first time in nine years and another child had his first return visit in fourteen years. See also http://gwulo.com/node/27397

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