This is a 1950s photograph of a Dakota Malayan Airways plane in Kallang Airport, Singapore's first international airport. Malayan Airways was founded in 1937 and was renamed Malaysia Airways after independence in 1963. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as "Malayan Airways". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.