An Iconic Airline - The Story of Airlines of South Australia


“AN ICONIC AIRLINE“ The Story of Airlines of South Australia



This is the story of ‘The People, the Places and the Planes’. From 1960 to 1986 the airline faithfully served the people of South Australia.

The book provides a summary of important dates in aviation history in SA, the story of Guinea Airways mainland operations, passenger and staff oral stories, routes and ports served histories, fleet lists and competitors. Relive the nostalgia of the era. The publication contains approximately 280 pages and is crammed with interesting photographs and memorabilia.


Purchase price for the book is $39-95 plus delivery cost (via DHL). Delivery costs are as follows:

1) Adelaide Metropolitan area $12-00 (books delivered by authors);
2) Courier cost $12-00 to any city/metro area within Australia. If a shipment travels to a country or rural address the cost will be $21-00.

3) For delivery to any other area or overseas please apply to the authors e-mail at:

4) Please advise your street address as the book will be delivered by courier.


Payment arrangements may be made as follows:

1) Via the secure website which offers credit card facilities;

2) Direct credit to bank account J Evans & N K Daw: BSB 065118 A/C: 10418606

Insert your name in the ‘details’ panel. Then send an e-mail to with your details of the transaction.

3) Post a cheque for the book purchase and delivery cost to:

J Evans and N K Daw, PO Box 428, Port Adelaide BC SA 5015.

Please include your name and address details.


The book is also available via the following outlets:

A) Adelaide Airport Post Office, Shop2, Commercial Centre, Export Park, Adelaide Airport;

B) South Australian Aviation Museum Inc, 66 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide.

Enquiries to: Jim Evans or Nigel Daw at: