Ju 52 aircraft of Eurasia Aviation Corporation, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, at Kai Tak Airport, Kowloon Hong Kong, 1930s

Caption     Ju 52 aircraft of Eurasia Aviation Corporation, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, at Kai Tak Airport, Kowloon Hong Kong, 1930s ww2dbase
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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
30 Apr 2016 07:29:46 PM


Eurasia's commercial rival was (CNAC) China National Aviation Corporation. However, Lufthansa and the Chinese Government signed a 10-year agreement in 1930, the start up airline was named Eurasia.


It was a big job with limited existing maps of the country, limited support facilities, lack of spare parts, or due to mechanical problems, weather could ground an aircraft for days even weeks, leaving crew and passengers stranded! until help arrived, even living conditions and flying aids were primitive.
In 1941 the Chinese Government ended its ties with Germany and Lufthansa, because of its alliance with Imperial Japan.


Did you know, it would be (40) forty years before
a Lufthansa aircraft landed again in China.

I thank the editor/ww2db for allowing me to leave my knowledge of WWII

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