A first class journey from London to Sydney on British Airways & Qantas in 1958

At a cost of £630, traveling from London to Australia in 1958 required not only 130 weeks worth of the average salary at the time, it also entailed over six stops, more than 35 hours of flight time and more than 60 hours of constant travel spanning the globe, more than any “around the world” flight found today. Here’s a flight account, using original photographs, menus and boarding passes from his flight in 1958.