Guess The Airline – September 2003 answer

Every month, an airline printed advertisement, minus airline name and logo, is displayed for your guessing pleasure on Guess The Airline. The following is the answer to a previous game.

So, have you guessed throughout the month of September? This was an ad published in a magazine from Bermuda in the 1980s. Was it Air Transat? British Airways? BWIA? Caledonian? Ready? Scroll down!

British Airways advertisement titled: 'Travel in space', from the 1980s, featuring a Lockheed L-1011 tail.

How to guess it?

There are many subtle clues in this advertisement. First of all, the aircraft type: the Lockheed L-1011-500 TriStar. Do you know many airlines that fly the L-1011-500 to “Bahamas, Jamaica, Mexico and Panama direct”? Also, take a look at how the aircraft type is written on the aircraft itself: “TriStar 500”, with the 500 in red characters. This is very particular to this airline’s color scheme in the era. Now, think also of the slogan. “We’ll take more care of you.”. Finally, I intentionally left the scarf of flight attendant Roz Hanby. The colors of this scarf are unmistakeable. There you go. British Airways, or simply known as BA.


Correct answers: 83% (specifically British Airways)| Wrong answers: 17% | Most submitted wrong answer: BWIA (4%) | Other answers submitted: BEA, BOAC, bmi, British Airtours, British Caledonian, Delta, Laker.


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