TAA Junior Flyer badge

Made 1980s

At least since the 1950s airlines, both national and international airlines in Australia, have given passengers free items as promotion of the airline as a ‘friendly’ carrier. In the early period the gifts were usually ephemeral items such as postcards or travel ‘logs’- cards filled in by the aircraft Captain giving details of the flight. In certain instances more substantial gifts, such as travel bags were given out. As the promotional aspect matured the airlines began to target children in the...


Gold plastic winged badges with gilded features and metal attaching pin. Centrepiece has gilded word "JUNIOR" in upper section; gilded "TAA" in white background in centre section and gilded "FLYER" in blue background in lower section.


10 mm
65 mm
15 mm


Stoffel Seals Corporation was founded in August 1941 by Hans F Stoffel and now produces security seals and brand identification for a wide variety of industries.


Gift of Qantas Airways 2009
2 June, 2010

Cite this Object

TAA Junior Flyer badge 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 November 2017, <https://ma.as/401471>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/401471 |title=TAA Junior Flyer badge |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=25 November 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display in Store 3 at the Museums Discovery Centre.
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