Return first flight by Qantas from London to Sydney via Mexico
The Qantas ‘Fiesta’ route opened from Sydney to London via Fiji, Tahiti, Mexico City, Acapulco, Nassau and Bermuda in 1964 and continued till 1974-75.
Date: 28th November 1964
Type: First Flight Cover
CDS: 28NOV64A HAMILTON BERMUDA
Backstamp: SYDNEY 9-PM 12 30 NOV 12 1964 N.S.W. AUST.
Cachet: BY AIR MAIL • PAR AVION / SYDNEY LONDON VIA MEXICO / SYDNEY FIJI TAHITI MEXICO CITY NASSAU BERMUDA LONDON / LONDON BERMUDA NASSAU MEXICO CITY ACAPULCO TAHITI FIJI SYDNEY / INAUGURAL SERVICE NOVEMBER 1964 / QANTAS AUSTRALIA’S ROUND-THE-WORLD AIRLINE
Envelope: #6¾ Envelope
Address: Qantas Empire Airways Limited, Qantas House, 70 Hunter Street, SYDNEY, N.S.W. Australia
Stamp: QEII Buildings definitive 2/- Town of St. George
Southbound: London-Bermuda-Bahamas-Acapulco-Tahiti-Fiji-Australia (28th November 1964)
- Bermuda–Pepeete (Tahiti), backstamped 29/11/64
- Bermuda–Fiji, backstamped 30/11/64
- Bermuda– Sydney, Australia backstamped 30/11/64 (shown above)