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On this day (Australia): In 2001, Ansett airlines collapsed


On 13 September 2001, Ansett airlines collapsed. The company was founded by Reginald “Reg” Ansett in 1935 as Ansett Airways Pty Ltd. This was an offshoot of his road transport business, which had become so successful it was threatening the freight and passenger revenue of Victorian Railways. This led the state government to legislate to put private road … Continue reading

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