British Caledonian – Better way to fly

“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 “British Caledonian – Better way to fly”


British Caledonian – Caledonian Girls

OK, now back to a time when air hostesses (as they are still sometimes known in the UK) would provide kindness and grace to joyful businessmen… at least on the TV commercials! Here are the British Caledonian ads with a catchy song under the tune of “California Girls” from the Beach Boys.

Caledonian Girls 1

The sight of these otherwise serious people giving the Caledonian Girls this kind of a show is amusing! On the other hand, we are told by the singing businessmen the cultural stereotypes: the Far Eastern women are graceful, the Germans are always on time, and so on… Continue reading “British Caledonian – Caledonian Girls”

Guess The Airline – May 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.

This month’s airline ad was a tough one! No one, but absolutely no one got the correct answer! But one thing that remained clear: nearly everyone submitted Continental Airlines as the answer. This advertisement was taken from a website publishing other old airline advertisements. If you are the author of that particular website, please contact the author. Ready to see what the answer was? Scroll down!

British Caledonian Airways advertisement, year unknown, titled: 'We serve you nonstop to Houston every day at 6pm'.

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