The Qantas Airways is one of the leading airlines in Australia as it has developed gradually in tandem with the civil aviation development in the continent. Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd, knows as Qantas, was established on 16th November 1920 by Sir Hudson Fysh KBE DFC, Paul McGinness DFC DCM and Sir Fergus McMaster. Presently, Qantas Airways is one of the leading of the world. With world-class hospitality, low air fare, cheap air tickets, online booking service and comprehensive schedule, Qantas Airways has become favourite of the passengers. Around July-September 1959 Qantas Airways acquired seven Boeing 707-138 jet aircrafts. This let the airline expand its route network to more destinations around the world and serve more passengers with Qantas Airways flights. The national animal of Australia, Kangaroo, features on the logo of the airline and its design is adopted from one penny coin of Australia. British Airways bid for a 25 per cent stake in Qantas with an investment worth 665 million Australian dollars in December 1992 and acquired the same in March 1993. Qantas Airways celebrated its 75th anniversary in 1995 and introduced a new logo of a winged kangaroo with words 75 years to mark the milestone.
Characterized by dense woods and hill terrains, Durban is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. It is the third largest city in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town. Owing to its close proximity to seas, the land has a warm subtropical climate, which makes it pleasant all through the year. With lushness all around and good urban developments, the city is one big hot spot tourist destination. Lined with extensive coastal lines and seamlessly stretching golden sand beaches, the city of Durban is one of the major centers for tourism. The Mile is known as the surfer's haven, and the Miles beaches are always full with people involved in sun worshiping and swimming, thereby enjoying the sub tropical sunshine and warm waters of Indian Ocean.
Located in the spectacular valley of 1000 Hills, 1000 Hills Arts and Crafts Village is famous for its mind blowing restaurants, spa, kid's play area, animal yard, affordable shops, a pub and family fun areas. If you love horse-riding then set out on the 12kms bridle trail, Amanzimtoti Beach Horse Riding Trail which runs through bushed paths and comes onto the beach. Adventurous adults may get adrenaline rush by visiting Big Rush Big Swing. KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board provides the sea lovers an important opportunity to explore the wildlife including the sea birds. Other important attractions of this land are like Durban Botanic Gardens, Sri Sri Radhanath Temple of Understanding, Umhlanga Lighthouse and the most scintillating Valley of 1000 Hills. This Valley destination takes you the heart of Durban's nature Goddess.
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