Birth of Fiji Airways

Captain Fred Ladd (left) with Harold Gatty (middle) and engineering manager Len Dobbin in 1954. Picture: SUPPLIED

A COMMON activity practised by children even until today is waving at aeroplanes passing overhead, with parents at times encouraging children to bid farewell or welcome those departing or arriving. Out of this simple activity, one can only imagine the number of children who have had dreams of one day piloting the metal birds in […]

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