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Philatelic facilities for Sydney/Kuala Lumpur/London inaugural flight



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POSTMASTER GENERAL. NEWS COPY

(PMG 1 3 2 /6 5 )

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PHILATELIC FACILITIES FOR SYDNEY/KUALA LTOPUR/LONDON

inaugural fl ig h t

S ta te m e n t by th e P o s tm a s te r-G e n e ra l A lan S. Hulme, M .P .) .

P h i l a t e l i c m a il w i l l be c a r r i e d on th e f i r s t Q antas B o ein g 707

A u s tra lia /L o n d o n f l i g h t t o go v i a K u ala Lumpur, w here a new i n t e r n a t i o n a l ,

a i r p o r t c a p a b le o f h a n d lin g th e b i g j e t s h a s e n a b le d Q antas t o add t h i s

c i t y t o i t s p o r t s o f c a l l , ,

A nnouncing t h i s to d a y , th e P o s tm a s te r - G e n e r a l, Mr. A lan Hulme, s a i d

t h a t t h e f i r s t f l i g h t v i a K uala Lumpur was e x p e c te d t o d e p a r t from Sydney

on S eptem ber 4ยท

Cqverd f o r i n c l u s i o n i n th e f l i g h t s h o u ld be e n d o rs e d "SYDNEY/

KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON SERVICE" i n th e to p l e f t hand c o r n e r and lo d g e d a t th e

P h i l a t e l i c S a le s S e c tio n , C la re n c e S t r e e t P o s t O f f ic e , Sydney, by S eptem ber 2 *

Mr. Hulme s a id t h a t a s p e c i a l p o stm ark w ould b e a p p l ie d to a l l

c o v e rs in c lu d e d i n th e p h i l a t e l i c m a il. v

He added t h a t c o v e rs w ould be a c c e p te d o n ly f o r d e s t i n a t i o n s i n M a la y s ia

and th e U n ite d Kingdom, and th e r e s p e c t i v e a i r m a il c h a rg e s w ould b e 1 / - and

2 /3 d p e r h a l f ounce. R e tu rn c o v e rs w ould b e a c c e p te d o n ly f o r a d d r e s s e s

i n A u s t r a l i a and A u s t r a l i a n T e r r i t o r i e s , a t d o u b le th e s e r a t e s .

CANBERRA ; 1 9 .8 .6 5 AM

I s s u e d by J . W. R aw linson

w ith th e co m plim ents o f

th e P o s tm a s te r-G e n e ra l (Hon. A lan S. Hulme, M .P .) '