Air Canada – Here and there (You and I)


When Air Canada emerged from bankruptcy in the fall of 2004, it unveiled a revised color scheme and design and for the occasion, released this ad, part of its latest campaign. It features Céline Dion’s “You and I” song along with beautiful images of exotic and more common destinations (British Columbia, China and France, for instance), in a quite interesting continuity. Continue reading “Air Canada – Here and there (You and I)”

Guess The Airline – December 2004 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.

At long last, people made sense when submitting answers! The clues started accumulating and eventually… people understood! It HAD to be an easy game for Guess The Airline’s 5th anniversary. We remind you this was a magazine ad published in a Canadian sports magazine of the late 1980s. Ready? Scroll down!

Air Canada advertisement titled: 'Score new heights / Une montée vers le succès', from the 1980s, featuring a hockey skate that morphed into a plane fuselage.

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Guess The Airline – November 2001 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.

The few people who Guessed The Airline correctly used several clues hidden here and there. Many answers made no sense at all (obviously… and no offense, please!) since the country references in this ad were very rare. They were there, but they were not very easy to find. Ready? Scroll down! This was an ad published in a 1978 issue of Time Magazine.

Air Canada advertisement titled: '...And we don't even fly there', from the year 1978, featuring a smiling airline pilot.

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Guess The Airline – October 2000 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.

Not many people dared to Guess The Airline behind this advertisement. Only two guessed correctly anyway! With not many clues here, how many answers can you think of? By the way, you may be interested to know this was the first advertisement to be part of my small collection of airline magazine advertisements. It was taken from a travel brochure published by the British Tourist Authority (BTA) from the early 1990s.

Air Canada advertisement titled: 'Handle with care', from the year 1993, showing a mother holding a little girl in her arms.

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Falling from the Sky: Flight 174 (Movie review)

TV adaptation of the true story of the Gimli Glider: a brand-new Boeing 767 runs out of fuel and must glide to an abandoned airstrip.

Dead cockpit…

If I say “fuel starvation”, you might think it would be unlikely on a commercial aircraft in a developed country. But what if I told you that this happened on a state-of-the-art Boeing 767 on a Canadian airline in 1983? This is the story depicted in Falling from the Sky: Flight 174, also known as Freefall: Flight 174. Continue reading “Falling from the Sky: Flight 174 (Movie review)”