The Pulp Fiction actor piloted his own Boeing 707 to Sydney airport as part of Qantas’ anniversary celebrations.

The Pulp Fiction actor piloted his own Boeing 707 to Sydney airport as part of Qantas’ anniversary celebrations.The airline is celebrating its 90th anniversary and its development as a key carrier in providing flights to Australia from a number of international cities.

However, the actor could be forced to fly back to the US soon as his wife is due to give birth to their third child in a few days.

“It is unfortunate timing,” explained Qantas spokeswoman Olivia Wirth, reports AAP.

She added: “We thought about postponing, but there are 15,000 Qantas employees and their families here today. It’s important to say thank you to them.”

Travolta is qualified on ten models of aircraft and has racked up nearly 7,000 miles since qualifying as a pilot.

Qantas was registered in Brisbane on November 16th, 1920 and its first regular passenger service was from Charleville to Cloncurry in Queensland.

Written by Ruth Norris.

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