ULTIMATE ANSETT AUSTRALIA QUIZ!

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February 17 marks the anniversary of the formation of Ansett Australia in 1936. Based in Melbourne, the airline survived for 65 years before collapsing in 2001 (and then again in 2002). So this week, we test your knowledge of this iconic airline. Good luck!

Question 1 of 10

What was Ansett’s IATA code?

AS
AN
AQ
AT

Question 2 of 10

What was the name of the founder of Ansett Australia?

Robert "Bob" Ansett
Richard "Dick" Ansett
Francis "Frank" Ansett
Reginald “Reg” Ansett

Question 3 of 10

What aircraft operated Ansett’s maiden flight on February 17, 1936, between Hamilton and Melbourne?

Fokker Universal
Douglas DC-2
Lockheed Model 10 Electra
Junkers Ju 52

Question 4 of 10

In what year did Ansett acquire ANA Australian National Airways?

1937
1947
1957
1967

Question 5 of 10

Ansett Australia became the only airline in the world to order the Boeing 767 with what?

Underfloor galley
Airstairs
Three-crew flight deck
Extra lavatories

Question 6 of 10

Ansett joined the jet age in 1964 when it introduced what aircraft?

Boeing 727-100
Boeing 737-200
de Havilland Comet
Hawker Siddeley Trident

Question 7 of 10

Ansett branded its 747 fleet as what?

Ansett Luxury Liner
Ansett Cruiseliner
Ansett Spaceship
Ansett Rocket

Question 8 of 10

Which airline purchased a 50% stake in the carrier in 1996?

Qantas
Singapore Airlines
American Airlines
Air New Zealand

Question 9 of 10

In the early 2000s, the airline had to ground which type from its fleet due to maintenance irregularities?

Boeing 767
Airbus A320
BAe 146
Boeing 747

Question 10 of 10

Ansett Mark II commenced operations in October 2001 using what aircraft?

Boeing 737
Airbus A320
Boeing 767
Airbus A330

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