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.
Named after the Lilongwe river, Lilongwe is a the capital and the largest city of Malawi. Bordered with Mozambique and Zambia, the city is located in the central region of Malawi. The city has an sea level elevation of about 1,050m, and is located on a plateau. Lilongwe is a city of lively people with diverse interests. Music is one thing that the entire city breathes in and out wholehearted. There are bars and chill-out places where people meet out and exuberance bursts out. Old Town is a place where you will spot several bars that play loud music and offer a platform for people to meet. Evening's supply of beer is to cheap, and you can have enough enjoyment. Africana Hotel comes with a large outdoor patio where you get to meet the strangers and cultivate long lasting bonds. Henry's Bar, Legends, Chameleon Bar and Diplomat Bar are cool, chic and trendy where hundreds of locals, backpackers, tourists and expats hang out, and enjoy their lives. Good fellows Pub and Zebra Disco afford you a cosy corner within a lively environ. Shake a leg with the beats of African music.
Be it a variety of fast food, fusion of cuisines, mix-up of drinks, the restaurants and cafes at Lilongwe are here to bring to you a never-felt-before culinary experience. Where Don Brioni's Bistro offers you fish, chicken, pizzas and pastas, Ali Baba's excels in serving you awesome burgers and shawarmas. Choose from list of delicious sundaes and milkshakes at Summer Park and groove on the tunes of African pop hits. Enjoymma Mia, Green Bamboo Garden and Tidye Resta are other famous eat out places.
Mysterious and appealing antique African art and craft items are what everyone yearn to have. When the big bargains are readily available, and you can bag great variety of traditional items, then who would not like to give off the shillings? Shop at Craft Market for trinket woodcarvings, basket-ware and jewelery. Similarly, at Old Town Mall you can get African arts and crafts. Crossroads Complex, Central Africana, PTC Hypermarket, City Centre Shopping Centre, Kandodo Supermarket and Shoprite Supermarket are other markets where you can shop at discounted rates.
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