Qantas Airways Limited (/ˈkwɒntəs/) is the flag carrier of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations.
The Twelve Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. Their proximity to one another has made the site a popular tourist attraction. Seven of the original eight stacks remain standing at the Twelve Apostles viewpoint, after one collapsed in July 2005. Though the view from the promontory by the Twelve Apostles neverContinue reading “The 12 Apostles, Australia”
The Airbus A380 is the world’s largest passenger airliner, a wide-body aircraft manufactured by Airbus. Airbus studies started in 1988 and the project was announced in 1990 to challenge the dominance of the Boeing 747 in the long haul market. The A3XX project was presented in 1994; Airbus launched the €9.5 billion ($10.7 billion) A380 programme on 19 December 2000. The first prototype wasContinue reading “Airbus A380”
As Sweden celebrates its national holiday today, it’s a great occasion to take a bird’s-eye view on the country. By revisiting the many global rankings out there, it becomes evident that Sweden is among the best countries in the world at just about everything of import — from gender equality and tech startups to pension systems andContinue reading “Sweden is the best in the world at pretty much everything”