Memories of the DC-10

As I write these lines, the DC-10 is making its final commercial flight, I’ve had the privilege of flying onboard the DC-10 at least once, so I thought I’d share my memories with you.

As I write these lines, and as announced months ago by Biman, the McDonnell-Douglas DC-10 is making its final commercial flight from Dhaka to Birmingham via Kuwait City, and the tweets about this unique final flight are pouring in.

I’ve had the privilege of flying onboard the DC-10 at least once, so I thought I’d share my memories with you. Continue reading “Memories of the DC-10”

AeroPeru – Christmas commercial


Very patriotic, moderately religious, blissfully cheesy… That’s how this deliciously Peruvian commercial is. You have to love the crew singing (or lip-synching) in front of the Boeing 727, mixed with images of people celebrating everywhere. Continue reading “AeroPeru – Christmas commercial”

AeroPeru – Song

In 1998, AeroPeru changed its tagline to “Alas Latinoamericanas” (“Latin American wings”) and released this ad, showcasing once again a unique Peruvian and, by extension, Latin American pride. The result is emotional and full of hope. Alas, the airline went out of business a year later and this turned out to be their very last commercial. Continue reading “AeroPeru – Song”