Trans Australia Airlines, 1980s

TAA (Trans Australia Airlines) was one of the two major Australian domestic airlines between its inception in 1946. They joined the jet-age in 1964 with the B727 and the DC-9 in 1967. TAA introduced the Airbus A300 in 1981 with new branding and logo. It was in answer to Ansett’s new Boeing 767’s which provided domestic wide-body service and comfort. In 1986 TAA rebranded again and changed it’s name to Australian Airlines. TAA was purchased by Qantas in September 1992

B727-200 sporting the 1980s livery
TBird 727 in old livery with new logo


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