Quiz – Medley #2

Ten questions about many aviation topics such as the DC-10, the Concorde, men-only flights, online booking, and more.

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Waiting to board the 737 to O'Hare
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  1. Shortly after the introduction of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 in commercial service, four airlines formed a strategic alliance for maintenance: KSSU. What do those four letters stand for?
    A. KLM, Sabena, SAS, UTA
    B. KLM, Swissair, SAS, UTA
    C. KLM, Swissair, SAS, United
    D. KLM, Swissair, Sabena, United
  2. Other than Air France and British Airways, what is the only airline that had its full color scheme painted on a Concorde?
    A. Air Canada
    B. Braniff International
    C. Gulf Air
    D. Singapore Airlines
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Guess The Airline – December 2005 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.

Another easy advertisement this month, for the Holidays. And another batch of wrong answers. One last time, have a look at this advertisement published on the Air Transport World issue of October 1980. Ready? Scroll down!

British Airways advertisement titled: 'Habit-forming', from the year 1980, featuring Robert Morley and the Concorde.

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The Concorde … Airport ’79 (Movie review)

The maiden voyage of the Federation World Airlines Concorde is sabotaged: air-to-air missile, fighter plane attack, and decompression!

Patroni and Métrand (George Kennedy and Alain Delon)

The Concorde … Airport ’79 is the fourth and last film in the Airport series. It is the only Airport film that has a supersonic airliner, a series of armed air attacks, a decompression, a lot of screaming and panicking, all with a 1980s feel… and a lot of camp value! Continue reading “The Concorde … Airport ’79 (Movie review)”