Yup, United has resurrected the “Fly the Friendly Skies” tagline, 2013 style, and built a whole ad campaign around the word “friendly”, giving a whole new meaning to it. Continue reading
“Found a better way to fly”? This advert from the late 1970s has a nice catchy song, beautiful footage of a DC-10, funny scenes featuring a passenger booking for himself and his wives (plural, yes), a ventriloquist checking in, and more. Continue reading
Call me a geek, but I don’t get tired of watching this commercial for Viasa, the once national airline of Venezuela (not to be confused with today’s Conviasa). I love the music, which is an instrumental version of jingle from another Viasa commercial. It’s full of DC-10s (including one from another airline; fail) and a gorgeous takeoff scene Continue reading
Another airline left us. After Spanair ceased operations two weeks ago, Malév Hungarian Airlines grounded its entire fleet on February 3, 2012 amid financial difficulties. Sadly, we may never hear again the rythmic “Malév Signal” song from this or other Malév commercials… and instead of seeing those blue-nosed 737s fly around Europe, we’ll see them on the tarmac at Shannon Airport.