The Story Behind QantasLink's A220 Artwork

The airline consistently reflects the roots from which the country springs.

its unique painting titled 'Minyma Kutjara Tjukurpa,' the sixth installment in the Qantas-Balarinji Flying Art series.

The younger sister, lost in the south for an extended period, is guided north by her elder sister across vast landscapes.

The artwork narrates the dream story of two sisters embarking on a journey back to their homeland.

Initiated in 1995, the Flying Art Series has showcased six remarkable Aboriginal artworks across Qantas' flee

Flight Path

The livery for 'Minyma Kutjara Tjukurpa' was specifically designed by Balarinji, and the aircraft (registration: VH-X4A)

The intricate design, featuring more than 20,000 dots, represents the most complex livery Airbus

Approximately 100 painters, utilizing 130 stencils, were involved in replicating the detailed Aboriginal designs.

Maringka Baker, a senior Pitjantjatjara artist from the remote community of Kanpi in far north-west South Australia

Her artwork focuses on ancestral stories related to travel, women's ceremonial practices, family ties, and traditional lands.